The Department for Education has published guidance on promoting British values in schools to ensure young people leave school prepared for life in modern Britain.
The guidance aims to help both independent and state-maintained schools understand their responsibilities in this area. All 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. These values were first set out by the government in the ‘Prevent’ strategy in 2011.
All schools must have a clear strategy for embedding these values and show how their work with pupils has been effective in doing so. Please click below to read our statement of British Values at Crosby Ravensworth Primary School.