All children at the school learn about children's rights through the Rights, Respecting School programme, which is underpinned by the UNCRC (United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child), and this is reflected in the school ethos and approach to behaviour. ‘Roman Rules’ is our behaviour code and this, along with our RRS work provides a fundamental platform for learning about ‘British Values’. British Values are further explored through our rich and varied; which is taught from the start of the children’s learning journey and reflects in all aspects of teaching and learning throughout that journey.
The Education Act (2002) stated that schools must promote the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils and ensure that they are actively promoting fundamental British Values. Guidance from the Department for Education (DFE) in November 2014 highlighted British Values as: Democracy, Rule of Law, Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect, Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. At Roman Way Primary School, we understand the definitions of British Values to be: