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Ethos and Vision (including British Values)

Werrington Primary School

Ethos and Vision (including British Values)

At Werrington Primary School we aim to provide each and every individual with a high quality learning experience, which will develop his or her potential and encourage independence and confidence.

The curriculum is broad, balanced and relevant to the needs of each child and seeks to ensure continuity and progression. Teaching and learning take place in a caring, purposeful and secure environment.

The school aims to foster self-esteem, respect for self and others, co-operation and care for the community.

The school values the interests of the children and links with parents.

As a school community, we aim to:
  • Provide a caring, happy and welcoming environment ensuring the safety, well-being and inclusion of all.
  • Respect and celebrate our differences and special talents, fostering ambitious aspirations.
  • Provide a broad, balanced, challenging and stimulating curriculum, which empowers and enables all.
  • Become literate, numerate and globally aware, equipped for life in a modern world.
  • Develop confident and independent learners for life.

Working together

Proudly celebrating our achievements

Supporting one another

 

British Values at Werrington Primary School

The Department for Education expect 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.”  At Werrington Primary School Primary School these values are reinforced regularly and in the following ways:

 

Democracy

  • Elections for sports Bronze Ambassadors.
  • Election of school council, Eco council and
  • Pupil voice e.g. clubs, sports, curriculum feedback
  • Year 6 House Captain and Vice House Captain elections
  • Year 6 playground leaders
  • Year 6 General Election

Individual Responsibility and Liberty

  • Responsibility for own belongings
  • Homework
  • Reading diary responsibility
  • Home/School Agreement
  • Acceptable Use Agreement (E Safety)
  • School club participation
  • Walking around local area
  • Educational visits
  • School uniform
  • School council Eco council
  • PHSE curriculum
  • Themed days including International Week
  • Year group assemblies
  • Christmas /Carol Service Easter Service
  • End of year production
  • Family learning- Parent Support Group and Impact In Learning
  • Fund raising for local and national charities – Christmas Fayre Enterprise activities
  • Fund raising for a child overseas

Rule of Law

  • UNICEF Convention Rights Of The Child
  • A consistent behaviour policy is employed across the school
  • PCSO assemblies and community links (road safety, stranger danger, fire safety)
  • Parental questionnaires
  • SMSC and SEAL curriculum
  • Bikeability (Year 5/6)
  • E Safety- learning how to behave in a digital world
  • Anti-bullying education throughout the year and focused anti bullying week

Mutual Respect

  • Competitive sports links –Inter-school /Intra-school events
  • PSHE/Circle Time curriculum
  • RE curriculum
  • Anti-bullying week
  • Fund raising events e.g. Children in Need, Food bank etc
  • Collective Worship
  • Visitors to Collective Worship – Clergy, British Legion
  • Parent helpers
  • Adults model respectful behaviour
  • School behaviour policy
  • Celebration of National events
  • Curriculum information evenings
  • Parent and Pupil consultation evenings
  • Basic Skills Award revalidation

Knowledge of Other Faiths and Beliefs

  • RE curriculum
  • Visits to places of worship from different faiths
  • Supporting charities including Harvest food boxes and Food Bank
  • Multicultural stories, toys, music
  • Geography curriculum
  • Links with local churches – Harvest, Easter and Christmas services
  • Daily collective worship
  • Links with other schools (locally and internationally) e.g. local primary schools, Sponsored Child School in Myanmar