British Values

The Excellent Eight Goals also teach us about British Values; here are the British Values that we promote at Cheam Fields:

Tolerance of those of different Faiths and Beliefs

  • We enjoy visiting and learning about places of worship from different faiths.
  • We use opportunities such as the Olympics and the World Cup to learn about different cultures.
  • Member of different faiths are welcome in our school and are encouraged to share their knowledge with us.
  • We understand that it doesn’t matter what religion you are, the colour of your skin, whether you are a girl or boy or how many members are in your family. WE ALL AGREE – that it shouldn’t matter and we celebrate our differences and similarities.
  • We promote diversity through celebrations of different faiths and cultures.

Individual Liberty

  • We have the freedom to make choices about joining extra-curricular clubs
  • We promote self- knowledge, self -esteem and self- confidence.
  • We are responsible for our own behaviour
  • We know that everyone has rights and responsibilities
  • We know that we need to work within boundaries to make safe choices.
  • We are an anti-bullying school.

Mutual Respect

  • We treat other people with respect
  • We know that our behaviour affects our rights and the rights of others
  • We make all visitors feel very welcome in our school.
  • We work together to help one another.

Democracy

  • We help develop school policies including those on behaviour and the aims of our school
  • We help to decide which charities we would like to raise money for.
  • We vote for who represents us on the School Council.
  • We have a say in what happens in our school.

The Rule of Law

  • We help develop fair rules for our class and school
  • We understand how laws are made in Parliament
  • We understand the consequences of breaking laws and rules.
  • We understand the importance of having laws and know that they protect us and influence our behaviour.