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St Agnes Catholic Primary School

British Values

What could the adults do and provide?Possible Evidence
Democracy

• Ensure that everyone has a right to have a say

• Ensure the child’s, parent’s and staff’s voice is heard

• Pupil Voice

• School Council – children voting for their class representative

• Pupil Questionnaires

• Parent Questionnaires

• Staff Questionnaires

• Parents Support Group

• ‘Friends’ of St Agnes (FOSA)

  • Staff Meetings/Briefings

• Appraisal/Review meetings.

Democracy 

• Support children to take turns

• Encourage children to share

• Support children to become independent and take responsibility

• Support children to learn boundaries

• Give children the opportunities to make choices

• Promote an climate to share opinions and ideas

• Ensure that children are listened to

• Respect everyone as an individual

• Role model behaviour

• Celebrate differences in people

• Support children to have a positive sense of their own identity and culture

• School Mission Statement

• School Behaviour Policy

• Religious Education Lessons

• Cross Curricular Speaking and Listening opportunities

• House Captains/Play Leaders/School Council 

• Assemblies that emphasise the commandment – to love your neighbour as yourself/The Good Samaritan/the story of Zacchaeus etc. 

• Visitors to school ie MP, local councillors

• Lenten/Advent Charity Work

• Science: every one is different/Journey in Love 

• Displays 

• High expectations of behaviour and what can be achieved by each individual 

• International Week 

• Geography curriculum

• Website

• Feedback to children re behaviour/work.

• Circle Time

The Rule of Law•Support children to understand right and wrong

• Support children’s understanding of how the law of the land and our school rules reflect the 10 Commandments

• Share and support the rules of the setting with all stakeholders

• To ensure children have an understanding of the consequences of their actions

• To ensure there is no discrimination within the setting

• To ensure that any discrimination identified is addressed within the setting

• To ensure children have a sense of fairness

• Listen to the child’s voice when deciding the setting’s rules and boundaries

•The children's creation of their own class rules based on the ‘School Rules’.

• School Behaviour Policy shared with all stakeholders – also on the website. 

• Pupil Voice

• Circle time/Religious Education Lessons/Sacrament of Reconciliation.

• Children encouraged to take responsibility for their own actions.

• System of ‘Restorative Justice’.

• Safeguarding/Anti-bullying/SEND policies.

• Behaviour log/Bullying log/Racist incidents log 

• Pupil Voice

• School Council

• School Assemblies on the theme of fairness/discrimination

• Support from local police liaison officer – ie assemblies to introduce themselves and to reinforce the law of the land.

• Support from traffic wardens etc to reinforce local laws.

• Home/School Agreements

• Key Stage Booklets.

• Pupil/Parent Questionnaires.

• Staff meetings re behaviour/anti-bullying.

• Anti-Bullying week.

• Visitors to school – people who help us.

• British History topics outlining how law has evolved.

Individual Liberty• Plan for individual children

• Ensure all information about the child progress and development is shared with both child and parents.

• Ensure children have access to resources

• To support parental choice

• To support the rights of the child

• To support children to make the right choices

• To listen to everyone’s point of view

• To ensure all stakeholders are considerate of others and the environment

• Mission Statement

• RE Curriculum – encouraging children to respect both themselves and others

• Target setting with children

• Encouraging good listening skills

• Pupil Voice

• Differentiation in planning/teaching

• Encouraging the children to be independent and reflective learners

• ECHP’s Medical plans etc

• Parents/Pupil Meetings.

• Reports to parents

• Behaviour Policy

• Anti-bullying policy

• Safeguarding Policy.

• Home School Agreement.

• School Website

• Encouraging an understanding of the rights of the child through CAFOD and Childline – and visits from them.

Mutual Respect• Provide opportunities to consult parents

• To work together as a team respecting each other

• To ensure parents are involved in their children’s learning

• To provide positive role models

• To value individuality

• To value all cultures and beliefs

• To respect all languages

• To respect each other’s space

• To ensure all stakeholders feel safe and secure

• Positive Role models – adults and children

• Good behaviour

• RE Lessons emphasising that every person is unique and ‘created in the image of God’

• Mission Statement

• Parent Forum

• Parent questionnaires

• Learning about other faiths

• Learning about other cultures - geography

• Celebrations – such as International Week, Gospel Assemblies

• Celebrating festivals of other cultures ie Diwali, Chinese New Year

• Links with local and deanery schools

• Charity work

• Website Ethos/vision statement

• Displays around the school

• Stories

• Circle time

Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs• To combat discrimination through awareness

• To ensure ethos of setting reflects an awareness of all cultures and beliefs

• To have knowledge and understanding of other cultures and beliefs

• To celebrate diversity within and outside the setting

• To role model behaviour and attitudes towards others

• To encourage all parental input in the setting
• Assemblies – ie anti- bullying, Gospel Assemblies based on how Jesus encouraged tolerance in such stories as the’ Good Samaritan’ and the ‘Woman at the Well’

• Class discussions

• Study of other faiths

• Visits

• Ethos/vision

• Website

• Celebrations

• Festivals

• Parental involvement