How to Embed British Values

  • Understand the new requirements to promote British Values as part of pupils’ SMSC development
  • Evidence to Ofsted how BVs are embedded in your:
    • curriculum
    • whole-school SMSC provision
    • assemblies programme
    • extra-curricular activities
  • New, inclusive ways to ‘actively promote’ the 4 values:
    • democracy
    • rule of law
    • individual liberty
    • mutual respect

On the day

Why British Values are top of the agenda in 2016

Know what ‘Fundamental British Values’ actually means Broaden awareness of the new Ofsted framework and DfE guidance Learn how Ofsted have judged other schools Explore how British Values is key to SMSC provision Understand links to citizenship, PSHE and the equality duty Ensure British Values are promoted in inclusive ways that embrace diversity

A guide to delivering British Values – how to:

Link approaches to the school’s ethos and values Understand the statutory requirements on SMSC Ensure approaches meet the requirements to prepare pupils for ‘life in modern Britain’

Audit and evaluate SMSC and British Values Identify priorities and develop action plans Engage with values through inclusive, non-discriminatory approaches Support staff professional development Ensure governors are aware of their role Collate evidence on impact and effectiveness Leadership and Management


Back in school

Practical tools and strategies to implement immediately

  • Practical tools and strategies to develop best practice
    • Whole-school activities
    • Curriculum opportunities
    • Extra-curricular activities
    • Community involvement
  • Auditing tools
  • Training resources
  • Evaluation strategies