Our school promotes British values, including democracy, the rule of law and peoples individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths (and no faith), beliefs and cultures.
Our school curriculum aims to support our pupils in their independence, so they can make the most of opportunities, understand their responsibilities and be an active citizen in their community.
We take opportunities wherever possible to promote pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. We teach them about tolerance and respect for people of all faiths, (and no faith), races, genders, sexual orientations, ages and abilities.
Our motto ‘Learn, Grow, Thrive’, our code of conduct and our school rules clearly explain our attitudes and expectations of those within our school community. Our staff strive to be good role models for our pupils.
Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is promoted every day and our starting point is always the pupils’ own individual needs and interests. Pupils are given opportunities to experience and practice democracy and the acceptance of ‘difference’ in many ways across the full range of the curriculum.
There are specific subjects which include content on Promoting British Values.
- Democracy and the rule of law and individual liberty. Citizenship, Personal, Social and Health development, Religious education, careers guidance and Social communication and interaction. We also have a school council, which is democratically elected and collective worship.
- Mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths, beliefs and cultures. Personal, Social and Health development, Religious education, social communication and interaction, collective worship and multi-cultural days and celebrations.
- Preparing pupils for opportunities, responsibilities and experiences for later life in modern Britain. Personal, Social and Health development, TITAN, work related learning, learning for life and careers guidance.
- Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development – this is promoted across all subjects in the curriculum and particularly in Religious education, collective worship, assemblies, Personal, Social and Health development and social communication and interaction.
We measure our pupils’ success in many different ways:
- Pupils’ academic progress throughout their time in school.
- Pupils’ social and emotional development and their ability to learn and live in the wider community.
- Pupils’ emotional, social and physical well-being.
- Pupils’ successes in transitioning through the various stages of their education and post school into college and future employment.
- The positive feedback for our parents/carers and members of the public, through Education, Health and Care plan meetings, parents’ consultation evenings, home school books, letters, telephone calls, parental training courses, English and Maths cafes and parents’ learning afternoons.