David Cameron 2014
The Department for Education define British values as having 5 different elements:
• The rule of law
• Individual liberty
• Mutual respect
• Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs
The promotion of British values and ethos is a key part of life at Abbey Fields and they are an integral and long standing element to our approach to teaching and learning and the wider nursery community. We actively promote British values in our approach to children, parents, the community and other stakeholders.
As the above statement from David Cameron highlights, the term ‘British values’ can be misleading as these values as also held by many other countries and cultures across the world. The following information highlights just a few of the ways that these values form part of our every day school life.