British values

At Ruskin Academy, British Values and spiritual, moral, social and cultural development (SMSC) is integrated into our cross curricular themes and topics.

  • British Value
  • Evidence
  • Impact
  • Mutual respect and the tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs
  • Taught through RE lessons linked to topics
  • Children are encouraged to learn about different faiths
  • New PHSE scheme reinforces respect for each other
  • Children visit the church at least twice a year for Christmas/Easter festivals
  • Visits to places of worship e.g temple, Guardwara
  • Assemblies  
  • Democracy
  • Yearly School Forum elections voted for by pupils
  • All children involved and a have voice
  • Children are actively involved in the running of the school via school leaders, school forum suggestions
  • Pupil voice shaping changes for the future

Rule of Law

  • Local police carry out assemblies e.g staying safe, their roles and duties
  • RE covers different rules/principles within different faiths and religions
  • Assemblies
  • Creative Curriculum to promote Law and legalities as a British Citizen

Respect for self and others

  • Theme days such as Remembrance, Comic Relief and learning to respect others
  • Children are encouraged to listen during circle time and respect children’s differing opinions
  • School rules which are reinforced regularly through lessons.
  • Assemblies