At St Christopher’s School we take very seriously our responsibility to prepare children for life in modern Britain. We ensure that the fundamental British Values are introduced, discussed and lived out through the ethos and work of the school.
The Department for Education states that there is a need:
“To create and enforce a clear and rigorous expectation on 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”.
The five British Values are:
The rule of law:
strengths and show understanding for those who require support.
Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs:
All curriculum areas provide a vehicle for furthering understanding of these concepts and, in particular, our RE, PSHCE lessons provide excellent opportunities to deepen and develop understanding.
The school makes considerable efforts to ensure children have exposure to a wide experience beyond their local community during which these concepts are shown, through for example, sporting events, a range of visits and LEAD events. leaders.