British Values


  • Curriculum time e.g. development of British politics covered in History
  • PSHE
  • Students get to vote and discuss student issues with their peers in:
  • School Council
  • Lead Delegate Council
  • Sixth Form Association Meetings
  • Senior Prefect Meetings
  • Clubs and Societies
  • Mock Elections
  • Pupil Forums
  • Tutor Time
  • Voting for the nominated Festival Charities and House Captains

Individual Liberty

  • Curriculum time: Freedom of liberty through creative writing, student choice for EPQ projects
  • Students encouraged to choose different ways of studying in different curriculum areas and through Life Skills course
  • Careers interviews
  • Performances in sport
  • Debating Society
  • Speak up Speak Out competition
  • PSHE
  • Clubs and Societies encouraging individual choice
  • Students encouraged to appreciate their ability to influence decisions within School
  • Students can complete a concern form highlighting any issues

Mutual Respect and Tolerance

  • All pupils understand the need for mutual respect and tolerance
  • We promote this through:
  • Curriculum time with a focus on a broad and balanced curriculum e.g. discussion within Religious Education through thoughtful exploration of the beliefs of others
  • Assemblies covering racism, transgender issues, equality
  • LBGTQ+ Society established and work with Just Like US
  • Thought for the Day
  • PSHE
  • Sustaining positive links within our community through for example the Outreach programme, Festival
  • Community is one of the Four pillar of a Christian School as noted in notices around the school
  • Embracing and celebrating all religions and faiths for example events such as the Cultural Evening, Black History Month
  • Support for others as seen in student involvement and attendance at events
  • Observance of the Equality Policy
  • Observance of the Anti-Bullying Policy

Social Justice and Rule of Law

  • Curriculum time: PSHE and Religious Education with content on pacifism, Just War Theory, nuclear deterrence, peaceful protest vs violent protest
  • Links with the Police Liaison Officer
  • PSHE programme
  • Observance of the Behaviour Policy
  • School rules consistently applied
  • Observance of the Equality Policy