How We Teach Traditional British Values at Benhall.
- Pupils have a chance to stand for the School Council.
- Pupils vote for their class representatives for the School Council .
- Pupils debate and vote for their Class Rules.
- Fairness and justice are promoted through activities and assemblies.
The Rule of Law:
- Pupils are expected to follow our school rules and class rules that aim to keep them safe, ensure fairness, maintain good order and enable learning to take place.
- Pupils are expected to play sport by sticking to the rules of the game and obeying the umpire.
- Visits from local police/PSCOs to help children understand the importance of keeping the law and education about their responsibilities at different ages.
- Developing an understanding of the role of Parliament and MPs.
- Pupil voice
- School Council
- Opportunities to initiate ideas including fundraising activities for charities
- The opportunity to express preferences and give opinions
- Promoting the consideration of the rights of others
Learning about the British Empire and Commonwealth Respect For Others:
- Anti Bullying policy and procedures, lessons and assemblies
- Equality policy and practice
- Sporting behaviour in competitions
- Open The Book visits and assemblies
- Regular changing of talk partners
- Inclusion regardless of ability or origins
- Promotion of good manners
- Inter team and class competitions
Modelling by adults in school Tolerance for Those of Different Faiths and Beliefs:
- Teaching of R.E.
- Acts of worship
- Assemblies and R.E. focus days reflecting the beliefs of others
- Visitors from other cultures/beliefs
- Right of parents to withdraw pupils from R.E. and/or worship
- Open the Book worship and prayers
- Visits to places of worship
Promotion of the idea that everyone is special Promotion Of Britishness:
- Supporting Britain and British sports players in events such as the Olympics, the World Cup, Commonwealth Games etc
- Commemoration of key historical/political events such as Guy Fawkes, Armistice and Saints Days
- Learning the National Anthem
- Showing respect for the Monarchy-marking significant events such as Royal weddings
Learning about British traditions and manufacturing The language we use with our pupils:
- Being honest
- Being brave
- Being friendly
- Trusting people
- Appreciating what we have
- Keep on trying
- Being kind
- Understanding that sometimes we are different and sometimes the same
- Sharing and taking turns
- Taking responsibility