The DfE have reinforced the 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 Government set out its definition of British values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy, and these values have been reiterated in 2014.
At Wheeler Primary School we promote British Values in lots of different ways. We want our children to be active citizens who have a knowledge and understanding of democracy and British rule of law.
We expect all members of our school community to show each other mutual respect and to demonstrate tolerance of culture and faith.
We also work hard to help our children understand that they have rights and responsibilities as citizens of modern Britain.
I think the best thing about being a Wheeler pupil is that all of the staff listen and care about you
Everyone cares for each other and that every teacher adds a little bit of fun into every lesson
The staff are really encouraging. They always help us to be the best we can be
The best thing is having someone to go to when you’re upset
Being at Wheeler is like being part of a family and that makes learning fun
The teachers are so supportive they help and guide you all the way through the year
Throughout my time at Wheeler, I have been given so many opportunities to experience and learn new things