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British Values

In line with recent guidance Heathlands aims to promote and develop British Values in all its pupils so that they can become responsible and contributory citizens. This is fundamental to the SMSC of our school. We share the Department for Education’s five-part definition of British values as:

  • democracy
  • the rule of law
  • individual liberty
  • mutual respect
  • tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs

At Heathlands pupils will encounter these principles throughout everyday school life. These principles are reflected in:

  • The Heathlands Charter
  • The work of the School Council
  • Key policies such as behaviour and anti-bullying
  • The “wow “ procedures
  • Through curriculum opportunities and school assemblies.