British Values

Statement
  • Evidence
Encourage students to accept responsibility for their behaviour, show initiative, and to understand how they can contribute positively to the lives of those living and working in the locality of the school and to society more widely.
  • All charity events – over £10,000 raised annually
  • Mufti days –s tudent generated
  • GCSE/A Level Business – Business Ethics (Y11 /12/13)
  • Yr10 Work Experience & careers Workshops
  • AS/A2 Drama – Devising projects to make a statement/difference
  • Tutor Time activities
  • Yr11 Asdan MacMillan Coffee morning
  • Yr 9/11 MFL – School rules studied in French
  • Applied Learning – Discussion; Debate; Group work; Rules for Talk; Respect etc
  • Responsibility & reinforcement of conduct points during tutor time and assemblies, engaging in behaviour well.
  • School behaviour policy.
  • RS Termly challenge such as ’40 Acts of Kindness’, ’40 days, 40 items, ‘Fizzy Forgiveness’.
  • RS – Mindfulness and Meditation club
  • PD yr 7- Sustainable gifts unit including economic wellbeing
  • PD – UK Youth Parliament voting twice a year- all years involved
  • PD yr 7-British Values, freedom, tolerance and accountability
  • PD yr 8- introduction to Parliament and local government
  • PD yr 9- Human rights and prison
    • PD yr9- a look into fake news, propaganda and the dangers of believing all you read on the internet.

 

Further tolerance and harmony between different cultural traditions by enabling students to acquire an appreciation of and respect for their own and other cultures
  • AS Sociology – values and culture underpinning the education system. Social policy and education linked to political parties.
  • Yr10 Geography – multiculturalism
  • Author visits – author from US talked to Year 7 about growing up in the US.
  • Chinese students visit sixth form to talk about the one child policy in China (y12/13)
  • Yr10 Food – cultural foods/British foods.
  • History: British Values – the development of modern Britain is investigated in the KS3 curriculum. This includes the Industrial Revolution; the impact of the two world wars and notions of progress.
  • MFL –at any given opportunity e.g festivals; Easter; Christmas – compare our traditions and celebrations with French/German/Spanish celebrations.
  • Library – wide selection of books on own and other cultures.
  • All cultural aspects in MFL.
  • AS Psychology – values associated with parenting styles. Cultural differences in attachment.
  • A2 Sociology – visits by election candidates (tory Gary Streeter and Labour Chaz Singh) Left and right realism linked to crime and social policy.
  • MFL – Euroscala Competition  – representing and understanding British values in Europe (y12)
  • Sociology – Family and household culture, values and norms (Yr12 )
  • RS curriculum across all key stages  paricularly KS3&4.
  • Faith Trails across Plymouth City working with Plymouth Centre for Cultural Diversity and visiting spaces of Holy worship.
  • Generation Global – Global Videoconferencing, team blogging and participation in dialogue around special events such as
  • RS Essentials of Dialogue toolkit to give students the tools to build societies that welcome diversity and encourage an open minded and inclusive approach.
  • PD yr9- a look into fake news, propaganda and the dangers of believing all you read on the internet.
Preventing extremist views
  • RS – curriculum rich with opportunities to discuss relevant  contemporary issues such as Jo Cox, Charlie Hebdo, Refugee Crises, Donald Trump, Human Rights, Boko Haram, Islamophobia, Holocaust, Syrian conflict.
  • RS – authentic faith speakers  such as Muslim Calligraphy Artists, Holocaust Survivor etc
  • RS – Difficult Dialogue
  • RS- Tony Blair’s Faith Foundation Essentials of Dialogue
  • Sociology – beliefs in society fundamentalism (Y13)
  • History : British Values – the curriculum teaches the importance of tolerance of race, religion and the consequences of prejudice, hatred and intolerance, such as the Holocaust and slavery.
  • PD yr 8- Exploring terrorism and what a terrorist is
  • PD yr 9- Exploring extremism
Enable students to acquire and broad general knowledge of and respect for public institutions and services in England
  • Textiles – values supporting local British suppliers and why important? Project British designers and importance of continuing to have a major part in fashion.
  • Textiles Technology: British values – strong tradition of manufacturing in Britain, linked to employment and manufacture of textiles and why it is important it does not disappear in Britain.
  • Food Technology – values linked to food culture; eating around a table; supporting local suppliers and importance of this; food miles; British food origins; traditions; cooked breakfast.
  • Hospitality – Food values and traditions linked to Britain and other European countries; characteristics; commodities etc.  Comparison off this and how it has changed in recent years e.g. Plymouth Café Culture.
  • Y8 & 9 – visit s from Fire and Police
  • Y10 – visit to Exeter University
  • House / Christie: London 2012 Assembly – British values at its core.
  • PD – UK Youth Parliament voting twice a year- all years involved
  • PD yr 7-British Values, freedom, tolerance and accountability
  • PD yr 8- introduction to Parliament and local government
  • PD yr 9- Human rights and prison
 
Encourage respect for democracy and support for participation in the democratic processes, including respect for the basis on which the law is made and applied in England.
  • English Y9 written letters to Gary Streeter MP and met with him in class.  Social change campaign underway.
  • Science; All KS3 – SMSC investigations; Research; Animal testing – right and wrong/ethical issues.
  • Y7 Parliament – a future MP in the making.
  • History: British Values – the development of British democracy is covered in great depth in the KS5 curriculum.  This is particularly relevant as these students will vote for the first time this year.
  • Tutorial – charity and voting/democracy.
  • House  – election of tutor student voice reps.
  • Pupil tutor questionnaires
  • Tutor time discussions around elections.
  • Student voice.
  • Yr 10 Work Experience – provide boundaries for them to choose their own in safe environment.
  • RS Crime, Punishment and Protest.
  • PD – UK Youth Parliament voting twice a year- all years involved
  • PD yr 7-British Values, freedom, tolerance and accountability
  • PD yr 8- introduction to Parliament and local government
  • PD yr 9- Human rights and prison
 
Have an understanding that the freedom to choose and hold other faiths and beliefs is protected by law.
  • Y11 GCSE Unit on Community Cohesion and Rights and Responsibilities.
  • GCSE/A Level Business – Equality Act 2010 – Need for use of.
  • Science Y8 & 9: Animal research – opinions and beliefs.
  • RS Amnesty International, Human Rights.
 
Develop an understanding of how citizens can influence decision-making through the democratic process.
  • Y12/13 Election
  • Voting for Student Voice reps in House
  • Y10/11 Science – debating ethical issues.
  • PD – UK Youth Parliament voting twice a year- all years involved
  • PD yr 7-British Values, freedom, tolerance and accountability
  • PD yr 8- introduction to Parliament and local government
  • PD yr 9- Human rights and prison
 

 

Develop an acceptance that other people having different faiths or beliefs to oneself (or having none) should be accepted and tolerated, and should not be the cause of prejudicial or discriminatory behaviour. Hospitality: menu planning – respecting different beliefs e.g vegetarianism  and religions.

  • GCSE/A Level Business – Equality Act 2010 Employment Rights Y11-13
  • Library – wide variety of books showing life/faith/effects of prejudice through fiction – helps foster understanding and empathy.
  • RS Curriculum at all key stages
  • Generation Global – Global Videoconferencing, team blogging and participation in dialogue around special events such as
  • RS Essentials of Dialogue toolkit to give students the tools to build societies that welcome diversity and encourage an open minded and inclusive approach.
  • PD yr 7-British Values, freedom, tolerance and accountability
Enable students to develop their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence.
  • Applied Learning – Research centred work; presentations part of providing evidence for coursework.
  • CCF
  • STCD – Enterprise and presentations
  • TA 1:1 Work – particularly low self-esteem due to SEN.
  • PE Growth mindset – ‘I can’t…yet!’
  • Y10 Work Experience and Careers Workshops.
  • Geography – Y8/10/11/12/13 Fieldwork.
  • Hospitality pre and post 16: Events – teamwork, serving customers. Working with students would not normally work with.
  • Roles as Library Monitors for Y9 students – helping run the library.
  • Y11 Citizenship – Justice System; Politics
  • Y10 BSC – equal opportunities; key legislation.
  • Y12 & 13 T&T – UK key attractions; Equality Act
  • Y11 CV writing and mock interviews.
  • RS – Oracy
  • Generation Global – Global Videoconferencing, team blogging and participation in dialogue around special events such as
  • RS Essentials of Dialogue toolkit to give students the tools to build societies that welcome diversity and encourage an open minded and inclusive approach
  • PD yr 7/8/9- Careers- use of KUDOS for careers advise and information to make informed choices for options, sixth form and future
  • PD yr 7/8/9- CV writing through KUDOS and lesson delivery
  • PD yr 7- Health and wellbeing unit covering physical and mental health.
  • PD yr 9- Who Cares unit including mental health wellbeing and young carers dealing with this on a daily basis.
  • PD yr 9/ 10- SRE delivered by the Zone
Share an understanding of the importance of identifying and combatting discrimination.
  • English – Lessons on racism in Of Mice & Men contextualised in relation to racial tensions in US.
  • GCSE Drama – Y10/11 ‘Outsiders’ exam project.
  • PE GCSE/A Level – Barriers to participation i.e. gender/race/disability.
  • Food Technology – considerations o not discriminating against anyone in terms of religion, allergies, dietary needs, vegetarianism etc
  • Assemblies re SEN and disabilities.
  • GCSE/ A Level Business Equality Act 2010 and its need (Y11/12)
  • HSC Yr12 – attitudes and prejudice; sex discrimination; equality; protected characteristics; socialisation.
  • English: Themes in literature – To Kill a Mockingbird.
  • Y8 – Breaking stereotypes.
  • RS Curriculum at all key stages
  • RS – Love has no labels
  • Generation Global – Global Videoconferencing, team blogging and participation in dialogue around special events such as
  • RS Essentials of Dialogue toolkit to give students the tools to build societies that welcome diversity and encourage an open minded and inclusive approach.
  • PD yr 7-British Values, freedom, tolerance and accountability
  • PD yr 9- Who Cares unit including mental health wellbeing and young carers dealing with this on a daily basis.

 

 

 

Enable students to distinguish right from wrong and to respect the civil and criminal law of England.  Develop an appreciation that living under the rule of law protects individual citizens and is essential for their wellbeing and safety.
  • GCSE / A Level Business the importance of Business ethics (y11-13)
  • Tutorial: Theme of the week; discuss laws /quiz on ‘At what age can you…?
  • GCSE / A Level PE – Performance enhancing drugs in sport.
  • SSB – behavioural change; 1:1 sessions.
  • GCSE/A Level Business – need for Equality Act 2010.
  • GCSE RS – crime and punishment unit.
  • Year 9 ‘Gagging for it’ Decision making scheme – drugs; peer group pressure; consequences.
  • Y10 SE British values – Politics and Democracy; What makes us British?; Je Suis Charlie – combat extremism;Y12/13 PD – Politics – Why Vote? and democracy; International Aid.
Encourage respect for other people.
  • Year 10/12 GCSE Drama – ‘Outsiders’ project.
  • MFL – Intercultural understanding ALWAYS.
  • Behaviour in Library – quiet work to allow others to work in peace.
  • Class rules – politeness and respect each other.
  • ‘Critical Friend’ – giving feedback to others.
  • Y11 HSC – Equality and diversity coursework section. Anti-Bullying policy and socialisation.
  • GCSE / A Level Business – Business Ethics and why they are important.
  • Y10 geography – multiculturalism.
  • House tutor group communities.
  • PE – Encouraging sportsmanship.
  • Drama – Throughout all issue based schemes; Drama rules of conduct.
  • RS curriculum in all key stages
  • Generation Global – Global Videoconferencing, team blogging and participation in dialogue around special events such as
  • RS Essentials of Dialogue toolkit to give students the tools to build societies that welcome diversity and encourage an open minded and inclusive approach

 

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