Democracy.

  • Children involved in Democratic processes: e.g. choosing team names, school motto, school councillors, school rules, class charter, tribes.
  • Pupils involved in recruitment of staff.
  • Strong pupil voice e.g. pupil focus group for new lunchtime food and systems.
  • Send a Friend to School project – starting Spring term 2014.
  • Democracy linked assemblies.
  • School council.
  • Links with local MPs, Councillors and City Mayor who visit the school and speak to the pupils.
  • Governor/pupil focus groups.

Mutual Respect.

  • Rights Respecting incorporated across all year groups.
  • Power of Reading‘ themes e.g. debating, exploring feelings and issues.
  • Positive relationships encouraged and modelled, pupil – pupil, adult – pupil, adult—adult.
  • R.E curriculum.
  • Anti-bullying week.
  • School Council.
  • Schools Sport Partnership.
  • Playground buddies.
  • Supporting charity days.
  • Remembrance day commemorations.
  • Class charters.
  • Meters and greeters.

Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs.

  • Bignold Aims and Values.
  • R.E. curriculum.
  • Equalities policies.
  • Developing Schools Links as part of 'Rights Respecting‘.
  • Black History Month.
  • Power of Reading.
  • Festival assembly celebrations e.g. Harvest, Diwali.
  • Islamic Awareness Month.
  • Reflection opportunities in assemblies.
  • Speciality lunches.
  • European Day of Languages.
  • Christmas around the world.
  • RRSA.
  • Bigfest– world vision dance.

Rule of Law.

  • School Behaviour policy – all stakeholders are aware of the policy and it is understood and followed.
  • Pupils have regular opportunities to reflect e.g. learning, their behaviour, across the curriculum.
  • Yr6 Crime and Punishment across the ages culminating in the children understanding their responsibilities within the law and speaking to the Youth Offending Team.
  • Yr6 attendance at Crucial Crew.
  • Pupil interviews on behaviour.
  • Parent / carers questionnaires relating to behaviour, safety etc.
  • Assemblies with a focus linked to the law e.g. school rules, Parliament etc.
  • Tribes and class charters.

Individual Liberty.

  • Pupils roles in school e.g. Playground Buddies.
  • Understanding responsibility in school in terms of behaviour and learning attitude.
  • Pupils encouraged to make choices in a safe and supportive environment within and beyond school.
  • School values known and articulated by school community members.
  • Values assemblies planned for.
  • Values displayed around the school and evident in action.
  • Home / school agreements.
  • Celebration assembly.
  • E-safety.
  • University of East Anglia 'Aspirations‘ project.
  • Extra Curricula activities choices.
  • Class charters.
  • Financial awareness– e.g. stalls Christmas bazaar. 

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