Preparing Children for Life in Modern Britain
At St. Anne’s Catholic Primary School, we take our responsibility to prepare children for life in modern Britain very seriously. We ensure that the fundamental British Values are introduced, discussed and lived out through the ethos and work of our school. Our Catholic ethos and all of our curriculum areas provide a platform for developing these concepts. Children embrace them with enthusiasm and demonstrate a good understanding of their application to their own lives.
We make considerable efforts to ensure children have exposure to a wide experience beyond their local community during which these concepts are shown. The children’s strong values-based understanding gives them an excellent platform for embracing difference.
The four fundamental British Values are:
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The children also learn about the British Values through our wider curriculum, our extra-curricular activities and our expectations about behaviour.
The dinner hall, for example, provides opportunities for promoting all four British Values:
Rule of Law
Respect and Tolerance of those with Different Faiths and Beliefs
British Values are embedded in all aspects of school life.