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Broken Cross Primary Academy and Nursery is committed to excellence at all levels in order to provide high quality and enjoyable education for every child. All children will receive the respect, encouragement, support and opportunities needed to be successful, confident members of a modern, ever changing world.
Our shared vision underpins all aspects of our work as we strive:
The values, attributes and qualities we want our children to gain from their experiences at Broken Cross are many and varied but those we regard as most significant include:
In June 2014, the DfE reinforced the need for “all schools to promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.”
Broken Cross Primary Academy actively promotes British Values. As defined by the government 2011 Prevent Strategy, these are the values of:
Actively promoting also means challenging pupils, staff or parents expressing opinions contrary to fundamental British Values, including ‘extremist’ views. At Broken Cross our values of tolerance and respect permeate all areas of school life.
Pupils can develop an understanding of how citizens can influence decision-making through the democratic process:
The Rule of Law
Pupils develop an appreciation that living under the rule of law protects individual citizens and is essential for their wellbeing and safety.
Tolerance of Different Faiths and Beliefs
Pupils develop an understanding that the freedom to choose and hold other faiths and beliefs is protected in law.