British Values

At Elson infant school we have identified BV opportunities which occur within our school. The grid below details opportunities in class, in school and in some subject areas. This list is by no means exhaustive.

Aspects of promoting British Values What we are doing….
In school In class In specific subjects
To prove relevant activities beyond the classroom are all ways of ensuring pupils SMSC development -School clubs promote self- confidence/ diversity

-playtime & lunch leaders

-buddy bench

-golden respectful behaviours

-play equipment

-behaviour policy/ inclusive

-school trips

-visitors

-PE specialists

-space dome/ bug man

-circle times

-prayer

-thinking candle

-Xmas production

-presentation assemblies

-rewards (individual)

-circle time

-marble treats (whole class)

-golden raffle tickets for Respectful behaviours

-PATHS

-class rules

-Follow reward system linked to behaviour policy

-home learning (promoting self- knowledge, esteem and confidence)

-Christmas story (RE)

-Easter Story (RE)

-space dome visit (Y1)

-Bugman visit (Y2)

-Rocksteady music club KS1 Teamwork

-Equipment (sharing and safe use of)

-RE , involvement of local church

Pupils are encouraged to regard people of all faiths, races and cultures with respect and tolerance -Assemblies

-RE topics & other topics

-theme days

-fundraising / children in need

-minute silences for respect eg Remembrance

-Golden respectful behaviours

-ethos of the school

-celebrating festivals of different faiths

-buddy bench/ lunch leaders

-circle times (how to be respectful)

-respectful behaviours

-PATHS

-RE lessons (learning about and celebrating own and other faiths)

-RE

-PSED

-Geography- study of different countries and their cultures/ same & different

-following school rules consistently

To get young people to consider what is ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ -TMF group-integration into class using consistence tick sheet

-Nurture groups

-behaviour policy

-Golden respectful behaviours

-Rewards charts

-encourage to be own problem solvers

-PATHS

-PSED curriculum

-superhero learning powers

-consistent behaviour policy

-circle times

-stories

-adult interactions

PATHS & PSED curriculum

-superhero learning powers

– Golden respectful behaviours

-rewards systems

-PSED & PATHS curriculum

-promotion of acceptance & tolerance of other cultures

& religions

-following rules and taking turns

  • superhero learning powers
  • Golden respectful behaviours

-rewards systems

To understand and upkeep the rule of English civil and criminal law – Golden respectful behaviours

-police visits

-behavioural policy

-reward charts

-teach right form wrong

-celebrate positive behaviour in ‘shine ‘ assemblies

-YR people who help us topic

-appropriate behaviours

-Golden respectful behaviours

-police visits

-behavioural policy

-reward charts

-teach right from wrong

-Golden respectful behaviours

-police visits

-behavioural policy

-reward charts

-teach right from wrong

To develop their self-knowledge, self- esteem and self-confidence; to accept responsibility for their behaviour – Golden respectful behaviours

-consistent behaviour policy

-consequences

-positive praise

-learning super powers

-shine assembly

-behaviour charts

-PATHS

-PSED

-compliments

-presentation assembly

-compliments

-helper of the day

-show and tell & sharing news

-presentation assembly

-learning super powers

-achievable goals

-constant and specific prise

-PATHS

-PSED

-achievable goals

-giving everyone a fair chance

-positive praise

-Share topical news

-EYFS profile

-PSED curriculum (through praise)

To acquire a broad general knowledge of and respect for public institutions and services in England -RE

-assemblies

-visits

-remembrance

-fire engine / police visits

-YR- people who help

-studying people who help us/ heroes topic

-Firemen visits

-positive speaking/attitude

-geography – studying local areas, buildings and people
To acquire an appreciation of and respect for their own and other cultures -RE

-Assemblies

-ethos of the school

-christmas

-RE lessons

-Circle times

-christmas activities

-Easter

-comparing cultures

-sports from other cultures

-understanding of the world

-sharing news

-circle times

To have respect for other people -Golden respectful behaviours

-assemblies

-PATHS

-PSED curriculum

-following instructions

-listening to adults

-circle times

-carpet time

-turn taking

-listening

-following instructions

-comparing cultures and religions
To have respect for democracy and support participation in the democratic processes -School council

-playtime leaders

-voting eg school council

-vote for marble treat

-stories, maths and subjects

-asking children for ideas to change role play/ topics

-circle time

-possibility of giving children more choice with their learning / topics etc
To help young people understand how citizens can influence decision –making through the democratic process -School council

-involvement with governors

-pupil surveys

voting eg school council

-vote for marble treat

-stories, maths and subjects

-asking children for ideas to change role play/ topics

Guy Fawkes
To appreciate that living under the rule of law protects individual citizens and is essential for their wellbeing and safety -Golden respectful behaviours

-PSED

-PATHS

-behaviour policy and systems TMF tick sheets

-time out for not being safe

-behaviour charts

-golden respectful behaviours

-people who help us topic

-explain why children have time out behaviour policy and systems

TMF tick sheets

 
To understand that the freedom to choose and hold other faiths and beliefs is protected in law -prayers in assembly (children have the option to opt out of faith assembly)    
To accept that other people having different faiths or beliefs to oneself (or having none) should be accepted and tolerated RE

Assemblies

-circle times

-news

-RE & Geography- studying religions and cultures