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Fundamental British Values

All schools have a duty to ‘actively 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. At Ivy House School, we want to ensure that all children become valuable and fully rounded members of society who are included in all areas and understand the importance of treating others with respect and tolerance, regardless of background.

We ensure that our curriculum includes opportunities to develop work against the areas of the values; this includes providing all pupils with a voice that is listened to, and using extra-curricular activities.

You can find out about Fundamental British Values by clicking this link.

The values we promote are:

  • Equality
  • Respect for others
  • Co-operation
  • Responsibility
  • Compassion
  • Democracy
  • Right and wrong

How do we promote these values at Ivy House?

  • Weekly assemblies
  • Daily acts of collective worship in class groups
  • Themed days – including charitable events, such as Children in Need & Red Nose Day
  • Positive behaviour ethos
  • Celebrating different faiths and cultures through the curriculum modules and themes
  • PSHE sessions and discussions, as appropriate, regarding rules
  • Extended school curriculum, including trips within the locality
  • School fayres and enterprise projects
  • Dramatic and musical performances for all pupils