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British Values

British Values


The Department of Education states that there is a need: 

“To create and enforce a clear and rigorous expectation on all schools to 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.”


In accordance with the DfE, at Greenside Primary School we actively promote these fundamental British values in schools to ensure that our pupils leave school prepared for life in modern Britain. Pupils are encouraged to regard people of all faiths, races and cultures with respect and tolerance and understand that while different people may hold different views about what is ‘right’ and ‘wrong’,  all people living in England are subject to its law.


The Key Values are:

•    Democracy
•    Rule of Law
•    Individual Liberty
•    Mutual Respect
•    Tolerance of different Faiths and Beliefs 


At Greenside, we actively promote British values in the following ways: