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British Values

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 these values are reinforced regularly and in the following ways:


  • 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 Fair 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