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Worth Valley Primary School

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Worth Valley Primary School logo
Welcome to Worth Valley Primary School
We are proud to be part of Leading Learners Multi Academy Trust
“This is a warm, friendly and welcoming school. The pupils are rightly proud of it. The staff are proud to work at it. The headteacher is proud to lead it.” (Ofsted October 2019)

British Values

British Values

We 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.

Our Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural provision (SMSC), our broad and balanced curriculum and our enrichment activities support the promotion of British values by enabling children to gain knowledge, understanding and skills of:


  • Engage in democratic systems in school
  • Know about British system of government
  • Know about other systems of government
  • Respect democracy
  • Understand how citizens vote and how the electoral system creates legitimate governments
  • Understand how citizens can influence decision-making through the democratic process
  • Support participation in the democratic processes
  • Understand that there is a separation of power between the executive and the judiciary
  • Understand that some public bodies such as the police and the army can be held to account through Parliament
  • Understand why some public bodies such as the courts maintain independence
  • Have a broad general knowledge of public institutions and services in England
  • Respect public institutions and services in England

Rule of Law

  • Know and understand the basis for the school rules
  • Comply with the need to support and follow the school rules
  • Know difference between right and wrong
  • Appreciate that living under the rule of law protects individual citizens and is essential for their wellbeing and safety
  • Respect the civil and criminal law of England
  • Respect the basis on which the law is made and applied in England
  • Understand that the freedom to choose and hold other faiths and beliefs is protected in law
  • Understand that other people with different characteristics are equal and their differences are protected under law

Individual liberty

  • Have self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Accept responsibility for their own behaviour
  • Show initiative
  • Understand how they can contribute positively to the lives of those living and working in the locality of the school and to society more widely
  • Make a positive contribution to the school community
  • Make a positive contribution to the local community
  • Support charitable works

Mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs

  • Show respect and tolerance to other children and adults in the school
  • Respect other peoples’ cultures
  • Respect their own cultures
  • Understand the importance of identifying and combating discrimination
  • Accept that other people have different faiths or beliefs
  • Are not prejudiced or discriminatory


At Worth Valley Primary School, safeguarding is of paramount importance. We are committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all our children and staff in school.

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