Learning Values

North Ealing Primary School

North Ealing is a ‘values based learning community’, committed to the education of the whole child. The Values which have been adopted are based around developing the children to become
successful learners. Our values are:

Creative

Harmonious

Independent

Lifelong Learners

Determined to do our best

Respectful and Responsible

Engaged

Nurtured

British Values at North Ealing Primary School

At North Ealing we are developing our curriculum and in particular our Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural programme in order to incorporate ‘British Values’. Alongside our school learning values we reinforce these values regularly in the following ways:

Democracy:

  • The school council election follows a democratic process.
  • Pupils having a voice through regular school council meetings and pupil questionnaires.
  • Debates within lessons where children listen and respond to different points of views.
  • Children voting on whole class rewards linked to the behaviour for learning policy.
  • The use of a restorative approach to resolve conflicts allowing the children to express their views and thoughts.
  • Visits to Parliament and follow up discussion and assemblies.
  • Engage with local councillors and MPs to learn more about local democracy, elections and their role.

The Rule of Law:

  • Children learn what is right and wrong through classroom and whole school rules.
  • Weekly awards for politeness, considerate behaviour and for championing the schools learning values are in place.
  • Anti-bullying week and continued work across the year.
  • The regular visits from the authorities e.g. Police, Fire service, Medical staff and MPs.
  • We are also in the process of working towards becoming a ‘Rights Respecting School’.

Individual Liberty:

  • The children are encouraged to develop choices at school for example through our E-safety and PSHE lessons.
  • Children making the right decisions about their behaviour in class and around school, being responsible for their actions.
  • Linking the reward systems to the North Ealing learning values e.g. ‘Respectful and Responsible’ and ‘Harmonious’.

Mutual Respect:

  • The whole school code of conduct
  • The Behaviour for learning policy clear states that children need to take responsibility for their actions and embeds the idea of consequences.
  • All incidents of racism/bullying are reported and acted upon immediately through the appropriate channels.
  • Regular fundraising events are initiated by school council and the pupil voice generally.

Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs:

  • Our RE curriculum reflects all the world religion
  • A regular celebration of religious differences and similarities is explored through learning about the different festivals.
  • A range of resources and approaches are used to enhance the learning about different faiths and beliefs.
  • Assemblies and discussions involving those about prejudices are a part of the schedule and are followed up by RE and PSHE lessons.
  • The school has regular international events in order to enhance the children’s understanding of their place in a culturally diverse society. A range of languages, food and traditions from around the world are explored.
  • Members of different faiths and religions are regularly invited to the school to share their knowledge and explore diversity with the children.
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