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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

Breakfast & After-School Club

After school club enjoyed icing and decorating some fairy cakes on Monday. Look at some of these designs! Hope they all enjoyed eating them at home. 🧁 😋 The children in afterschool club have been requesting paper aeroplanes, so on Monday we gave them a...

London 2024 REMAT visit

We visited London with the Rainbow Education Multi-Academy Trust Schools today! Our head pupils visited the Houses of Parliament, watched a debate in the House of Commons and also visited many well known sites! What an amazing experience 🥰.

Y1 and Y2 Chester Zoo Visit 2024

Y2B had a lovely day at the zoo and it was even better because the sun put in an appearance! I think we had some tired children at the end of the day! Thank you to all those, staff and parents, who helped to look after our children. The BEST day at Chester...

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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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district@sthelens.org.uk

TELEPHONE US

01744 678250

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Patterson Street,
Merseyside,
WA12 9PZ

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