At Broomgrove Junior School we bring the best out of everyone by creating a culture that encourages talents, meets needs and promotes achievement to the fullest extent. We achieve this by:
At Broomgrove Junior School we value each and every member of our school community, which is underpinned by our three central rights:
We believe these rights are the fundamental building blocks for our children to grow and develop as responsible adults and British Citizens.
How British values are promoted at Broomgrove Junior School
The Government set out its definition of British values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy. These values are:
Our curriculum is designed to ensure that our children have the opportunity to learn and reflect on the British values that underpin our lives.
Activities such as assemblies allow and encourage our children to discuss British values and understand how these are relevant to them.
The children are supported in their moral development by their:
Children have a wide range of opportunities to work collaboratively within class, across year groups and phases. We promote ‘Broomgrove Buddies’ for our new year 3 children, ‘Buddy Systems’ for mid-phase admissions, as well as supported social skills groups for those children having difficulty building friendships or making the right choices.
Broomgrove Junior School is at the heart of the local community and we encourage children to show care and consideration for others through charitable work and other community events. The School Council ensures that all children can influence decision making through the democratic processes.
There is a strong emphasis throughout our Personal Health and Relationship areas of study on individual rights and responsibilities including respect and valuing difference in the way people choose to live their lives in modern British Society.
Our children are encouraged to develop socially by:
At Broomgrove Junior School we value the diverse ethnic background of all our children and their families and undertake a variety of events and lessons to celebrate these. We have found this approach to be enriching for all parties as it teaches tolerance and respect for the differences in our community and the wider world.
Through the RE curriculum and Personal Social and Citizenship Education themes there are a range of learning opportunities which have string links to the United Kingdom, through which we develop our children’s cultural understanding by enabling children to:
Our children are encouraged to reflect on the predominant religious and moral values that underpin our democratic and multi-cultural British society. Through our curriculum, assemblies, and celebratory events, our children learn about the similarities and differences of other religions and are encouraged to reflect on their own beliefs whilst tolerating the different viewpoints of others including those who do not have a religious faith.
We aim to develop our children spiritually by supporting them to:
At Broomgrove Junior School we believe that, through promoting British values, our children will become responsible citizens for the future who show mutual respect and tolerance of others, value their own liberty and understand the rules of law and democracy whilst demonstrating care and compassion for all.
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