At Emmanuel Holcombe we take very seriously our responsibility to prepare children for life in modern Britain. We ensure that the fundamental British Values are introduced, discussed and lived out through the ethos and work of the school. In particular, our PSHE curriculum includes Citizenship, elements of Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural lessons and Religious Education. The Early Years Curriculum includes Personal, Social and Emotional Development and Understanding the World, which help, children to respect and value all people and provide opportunities to deepen and develop understanding. Our theme weeks also help support the children's understanding of British values.
Children at Emmanuel embrace these concepts with enthusiasm and demonstrate a good understanding of how to apply to their own lives.
The Government emphasizes that schools are required to ensure that key ‘British Values’ are taught in all UK schools. The government set out its definition of British values in the ‘Prevent Strategy’ values of: