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BRITISH VALUES

British Values at Corinthian Community Primary School

 

At Corinthian we uphold and teach pupils about British Values which are defined as:

  • democracy
  • the rule of law
  • individual liberty
  • mutual respect
  • tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs

 

Democracy

Britain is a democracy – this means that the people in Britain vote for the people who make the laws and decide how the country is run. If we didn’t have a democracy, just one person might be able to make all the laws and that would not be fair.

 

The rule of the law

In Britain we have a police force who make sure people do not do the wrong thing and break the law – this means that we are safe.

 

Individual Liberty

In Britain, as long as we do not break the law, we can live as we choose to and have our own opinions about things.

 

Mutual Respect

We might not always agree with other people, but we try to show respect for their thoughts and feelings.

We can give respect to others and we can expect other people to show us respect.

 

Corinthian has adopted it's own set of values using the British Values as it's inspiration.  These values will be taught through all aspects of the curriculum.  The school values will be displayed in class and talked about during Assemblies.

 

At CORINTHIAN we value LEARNING

We value a positive attitude towards school and our work. We value being ambitious and putting effort into achieving our best.

 

At CORINTHIAN we value RESPECT

We value listening and kindness towards others. We value pride in how we present ourselves in and out of school. We value respect for our school and its community.

 

At CORINTHIAN we value HONESTY

We value truthfulness and fairness towards others. We value talking about our thoughts and feelings. We value taking responsibility for our actions.

 

At CORINTHIAN we value INDIVIDUALITY

We value all interests and encourage exploring talents. We value and reward positive behaviour and contributions to school life. We value people’s differences and include everyone. We value rules to keep ourselves and others safe.

 

At CORINTHIAN we value OUR ENVIRONMENT

We value care for our school environment, inside and out. We value sustainability and taking responsibility for our local environment and the world.

 

At CORINTHIAN we value OUR COMMUNITY

We value the children and adults in our school. We value different religions, cultures and languages. We value our families and people in our local community who help contribute to our education.

 

 

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