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Promoting British Values at Adel Primary School

 

The DfE have recently reinforced the need "to create and enforce a clear and rigorous expectation on all schools to promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs." The Government set out its definition of British values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy, and the Prevent Duty advice for schools (link below) explains how schools can build pupils’ resilience to radicalisation by promoting fundamental British values and enabling them to challenge extremist views. At Adel Primary these values are reinforced regularly through SMSC (Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural ) studies.

The Prevent Duty - Advice for Schools

British Values through Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Education

British Values in our classrooms

EYFS

Democracy

  • choosing class target reward

 

Rule of Law

  • class rules, rewards and sanctions

 

Liberty

  • 'choosing' areas, inside and outside curriculum

 

Mutual Respect and Tolerance

  • RE curriculum
  • Faith/Celebration Days

 

KS1

Democracy

  • voting for our class school councillors
  • debate and vote for 'Greatest Explorer'
  • vote for class target reward
  • vote for choice of story

 

Rule of Law

  • school rules
  • Circle Time: discussions or right and wrong
  • class rules with rewards and sanctions

 

Liberty

  • decide class rules and sanctions
  • choose reward for class target

 

Mutual Respect and Tolerance

  • RE curriculum 
  • Faith/Celebration Days
  • Black History Month

 

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KS2

Democracy

  • PSHE Unit 'Democracy'
  • Investors in Pupils: pupil voice, class votes, class vision, class promises
  • Greek Unit 'Democracy'
  • vote for school Councillors through Manifestos

 

Rule of Law

  • Autumn Term, law students visit school
  • Crime & Punishment topic, answering enquiry questions
  • class rules with rewards and sanctions
  • debates about law i.e. modern day punishments
  • Windrush topic
  • circumstances as they arise in the classroom/playground

 

Liberty

  • School Council, freedom to suggest ideas
  • e safety lesson, how to safely exercise individual liberty
  • challenge sterotype and bias

 

Mutual Respect and Tolerance

  • RE curriculum 
  • Faith/Celebration Days
  • PHSE curriculum
  • 'Boy in the striped pyjamas' - Holocaust
  • Art - meaning behind Banksy 
  • 'Have you filled a bucket story?' promoting respect and kindness
  • History - lives of past cultures
  • MfL - share languages of our children
  • working within small groups/teams, listen respectfully to the views of others

 

 

 

Celebrating VE Day

Although our school was closed due to coronavirus, it didn't prevent us from celebrating. Every child was given a suggestion of (age-appropriate) activities to enjoy at home. Just look at what we did!

Reception celebrated VE Day

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