Values

Each of our core values is represented by a different colour of the rainbow and include the four British values:

The varied opportunities our children experience within the curriculum and through extra-curricular activities, are designed to develop these core values. Our vision is for all children to become independent, motivated learners and responsible citizens.

How do we promote “British Values” ?

Mutual Respect & Tolerance

Through a shared vision of what WPS is like and why we respect each other’s attitudes and values. A clear system of behaviour, planned and devised by all staff, children and governors. A rewards and sanctions system that has been devised by the children. Raising money for those in need locally and internationally through our charity of the year.

Monthly assembly themes which perpetuate our curriculum. Visiting places of worship for other faiths and receiving visitors from other faiths in school. Recognising and celebrating cultural celebrations for children from different countries within our school. Identifying how different religions have common values and beliefs.

Democracy

Through an effective and purposeful school council; voting for class representatives to the school council; studying the development of sovereignty and government in Britain over time; raising awareness of current affairs with the children at an age appropriate level;

Individual Liberty

The power of collaboration. Effective allocation of roles and responsibilities. The ability to speak out and be heard. What it means to be listened to. Debating and agreeing to disagree. What it means to be a member of a school, a community, a group. Pupil voice through school council, projects and social media. Mentoring and supporting others. E.g. Year 6 play and sports leaders, reading and antibullying ambassadors

The Rule of Law

Adopting and embedding a strong Positive Behaviour/ Anti-bullying policy which contains clear rewards and sanctions; working closely with our town cluster of schools to share advice and support. Excellent working links with the community police.