For an inclusive British Community at Whitnash Primary School
Children are involved in Democratic processes e.g. voting for school councillors and shared rewards.
The school council is led by a member of staff who adheres to democratic processes.
We have links to the local PCSOs who come into school to educate the children about upholding British law and the prosecution service.
We have a local counsellor on our Governing body.
We have had visits from MPs.
Whitnash Primary School is committed to serving its community and surrounding areas. We recognise the multi-cultural, multi-faith nature of the United Kingdom and understand the crucial role our school plays in promoting these values.
We are a school for all.
This statement outlines the key British values we actively promote.
Children have key roles and responsibilities in school, such as children in Key Stage 2 who take on the roles of Junior Sports Leaders, Buddies, Play Leaders and Class Ambassadors.
Within school, children are actively encouraged to make choices, knowing that they are in a safe and supportive environment.
As a school we educate and provide boundaries for children to make choices safely.
Through our curricular clubs and opportunities, children are given the freedom to make choices.
The aims and ethos statement are embodied in all that we do in school.
Our PSHE curriculum embodies values of mutual respect through units of learning such as relationships and being a responsible citizen.
Respect is embedded within our ‘Good to be Green’ rules, whole school Behaviour Policy and Protective Behaviour.
Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs
Our RE curriculum provides a broad and balanced education on a range of faiths, religions and cultures with a strong focus on positive values and how these link to other religions.
We have a growing number of EAL children and actively use school resources to promote their learning and integration into our school society.
We teach ‘Protective Behaviours’.
We have members of our community, and welcome visitors from other faiths who share their language and culture.
We celebrate other faiths and cultures.
We have extra-curricular activities to promote tolerance and awareness e.g. European day.
The Rule of Law
We have links with the local police through the PCSO.
We have a clarly structured behaviour policy which all members of the school community understand and follow.
We regularly review behaviour incidents in school and share these with key members of the school community.
Assemblies are delivered with a focus on the law e.g. Safety Awareness and Online Safety Awareness.