British Values

Democracy - making decisions together (links with self-confidence and self-awareness)
  • Children's role in bigger picture
  • Children's views
  • Valuing others views and values
  • Value and talk about feelings
  • Age appropriate democracy in action; for example taking a vote on the theme in role play
Rule of Law (links with manging feelings and behaviour)
  • Understanding or own behaviour and others
  • Consequences and distinguishing right from wrong
  • Staff and children creating rules and codes of behaviour; for example age appropriate rules about tidying up and ensuring all children are aware that the rule applies to everyone
Individual Liberty - freedom for all (links with self-confidence and self-awareness, people and communities)
  • Positive sense of self
  • Supporting self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Taking risks
  • Talk about learning experiences
  • Staff to encourage range of experiences.  Language of feelings and responsibilities, reflect on differences and understand free to have different opinion
Mutual respect and tolerance - treat others as you want to be treated (links to making relationships managing feelings and behaviuor, people and communities)
  • Policies and procedures which create ethos of inclusivity and tolerance
  • Children engaged in wider community
  • Similarities and differences between themselves and others; families, faith, communities, cultures, traditions
  • Share and discuss practices, celebrations and experiences
  • Tolerant behaviours - sharing, respecting others
  • Share stories that reflect and value diversity of children's experiences
  • Resources and activities that challenge; gender, culture and racial stereotypes
See the link below for details of how these British Values are related to academy values.