“The rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith.”
– British Values
British Values at St Michael's
The Department for Education have reinforced the 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.”
As a school that serves a richly diverse community we take our responsibility to promote community cohesion, generate a respect for difference and individual rights seriously.
A democracy culture built upon freedom and equality, where the people vote for the people who make the laws and decide how the country is run. ‘Democracy’ is one of the British Values.
Individual liberties in Britain include: the freedom to vote for whoever we like, the right to be able to move around the world freely, the right to free speech, and the ability to spend time with anyone we choose. ‘Individual liberties’ is one of the British Values.
The Rule of Law
Everyone is equal before the law and everyone has the right to a fair trial. The ‘Rule of Law’ is one of the British Values.
Tolerance of other Faiths and Beliefs.
Respecting the values, ideas, and beliefs of others whilst not imposing our own on others. ‘Tolerance of other Faiths and Beliefs’ is one of the British Values.
Resources: British Values
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