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British Values Statement

The Department for Education states that there is a 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 Department for Education defines British Values as follows:

  • Respect for democracy and support or participation in the democratic process
  • Respect for the basis on which the law is made and applies in England
  • Support for equality of opportunity for all
  • Support and respect for the liberties of all within the law
  • Respect for and tolerance of different faiths and religious and other beliefs

We ensure that the fundamental British Values are introduced, discussed and lived out through he ethos and work of the school. Our whole school motto for British Values is ‘I Really Do Matter Too’. All curriculum areas provide a vehicle for furthering understanding of these concepts and, in particular, RE, PSHE and worship provide opportunities to deepen and develop understanding. We encourage our children to be creative, unique, open-minded and independent individuals, respectful of themselves and of others in our school, our local community and the wider world. We aim to nurture our children on their journey through life so they can grow into safe, caring, democratic, responsible and tolerant adults who make a positive difference to British Society and to the world.

At The District Primary School, we also uphold and actively promote British values in the following ways:

 

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Latest News

Take a look at our latest news posts below

NTS Donation to School

We are incredibly grateful to NTS for their very kind donation to purchase new science books for the children to enjoy. They cover a wide range of science topics for the children to read in class and extend their learning further - the books on Space have...

Our lovely grounds

Our grounds look lovely at this time of year!  We're so lucky to have such a beautiful area for our children to play and learn.

Y3/Y4 School Dodgeball Tournament

Today, some of our Y3/4 children represented us at a School Games dodgeball tournament. We didn't manage to come in the top 3, but the children worked so hard and worked really well as a team. They had the best time and really did us, District...

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EMAIL US

district@sthelens.org.uk

TELEPHONE US

01744 678250

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Patterson Street,
Merseyside,
WA12 9PZ

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district@sthelens.org.uk

TELEPHONE US

01744 678250

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Patterson Street,
Merseyside,
WA12 9PZ

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