British Values

At Cavalry Nursery and Primary School we uphold and teach pupils about British Values which are defined as:

  • Democracy
  • Rule of law
  • Individual liberty
  • Mutual respect
  • Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs

The school takes opportunities to prepare our children for life in modern Britain by including the teaching of British Values in many different areas of the curriculum. 

Our key beliefs are as follows:

 British value: Democracy:

We listen to all views; we are a listening school

We debate arguments for and against

We get involved

We express our views peacefully

We vote and respect the result of the majority


British value: Rule of Law:

We make sure rules and expectations are clear

We know the difference between right and wrong

We know rules protect us

We respect the rules


British value: Individual liberty and mutual respect:

We are responsible for our own behaviour

We challenge stereotypes and bias

We are an anti-bullying school

We promote knowledge, self-esteem and self confidence

We model freedom of speech in a peaceful manner

British value: Respect and tolerance:

We promote respect

We have respect for our own and others’ cultures

We discuss differences of faith, ethnicity, disability, gender and families