British Values

At St Wilfrid’s, we teach fundamental British Values through our RE curriculum, using The Way, The Truth and the Life series. Links are shown in the download below.

In our school, we also do many other things which promote British Values.

British Value

Evidence of our Teaching

Individual Liberty – Enable students to develop their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self confidence

  • Belonging to a family and the family of the Church.
  • Rights & Responsibilities
  • Responsibility as stewards of the Earth (God’s personal gift to us).
  • Personal Targets
  • Child led learning
  • Choosing own reading books
  • Choice of after school activities
  • Playtime
  • Mission Statement
  • “Well done” Awards
  • Safeguarding
  • Permission Slips
  • Inclusion of SEN
  • Tailored interventions
  • Freedom of opinion – staff, pupils & parents

Mutual Respect – Enabling pupils to work together to respect themselves, fellow pupils, staff, parents and the wider community.

  • Teaching pupils to act in accordance with the teachings of Jesus and the Church.
  • Sports tournaments
  • Daily routines
  • Working well in group and whole class situations
  • Helping those less able
  • Student school leaders
  • Official helpers
  • Mini Vinnies
  • YPTA
  • Collections for Food Bank
  • Inclusion Policy
  • Playtime
  • Assemblies
  • Residentials/Trips
  • Celebrate the achievement of others
  • Mission Statement
  • Collective Worship
  • Behaviour Policies
  • Home School Agreement
  • School community/Parish Links
  • ELSA
  • Anti-bullying Week

Democracy – Enabling pupils to accept responsibility for their behaviour, show initiative, and to understand how they can contribute positively to the lives of those living and working in the school locality and in wider society.

  • Actions and Consequences
  • Being Responsible for our behaviour
  • Using our gifts to help others
  • Know that we are called to work for justice and speak out against injustice.
  • Personal Targets
  • Elected Student School leaders
  • Child Initiated Learning
  • Pupil Questionnaires
  • Assemblies
  • School Houses
  • Equal opportunities
  • Governors
  • PTFA

The Rule of Law – Enabling pupils to distinguish between right and wrong and to respect the civil and criminal laws of England.

  • Teaching the Ten Commandments
  • Teaching “What is Sin and what are the consequences”.
  • Studying the teachings of Jesus
  • Behaviour and anti-bullying policies
  • School Rules
  • Classroom rules
  • Rewards and sanctions
  • Road safety
  • Bikeability
  • Let’s Walk
  • E-Safety
  • Assemblies
  • Traffic Light System
  • Home School Agreement
  • Whistle blowing
  • Safeguarding
  • Attendance Records
  • Updated training
  • DBS checks on staff

Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs

  • The Mission of the Church
  • Class projects on Judaism, Hinduism, Sikhism, etc. taught as part of the RE curriculum
  • Good manners
  • Expectations of behaviour
  • Residential visits
  • Links with our own Catholic Faiths
  • Selling poppies in school
  • Remembrance Day
  • Fundraising activities
  • Mini-Vinnies
  • Assemblies
  • Church links
  • Recognition of different ways of life/rituals
  • Social skills
  • Learning to be respectful towards others
  • Multi-cultural menus
  • Admissions Policy

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Contact Us

St Wilfrid's Primary School

Greenbank Lane, Hartford

Northwich, Cheshire


Tel: 01606 663 630