At Delaware Primary Academy we are committed to promoting fundamental British Values as set out by The DfE.
These are defined as:
Rule of law
Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs
At Delaware Primary Academy these values are taught explicitly through Personal, Social, Health and Emotional (PSHE), and Religious Education (RE).
We also teach the British Values through planning and delivering a broad and balanced curriculum.
Part of our vision at Delaware is to prepare the children of the future to become valued members of society. Promoting British Values enables children to develop a sense of community and begin to understand their responsibilities and role within it.
The school takes opportunities to actively promote British Values through our daily assemblies and whole school systems and structures such as electing and running a successful School Council. We also actively promote the British values through ensuring that our curriculum planning and delivery includes real opportunities for exploring these values.
Actively promoting British Values also means challenging pupils, staff or parents expressing opinions contrary to fundamental British Values, including ‘extremist’ views.
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We are inspired by the awe and wonder of the world.
We are bold and innovative in our approach to find new solutions to the challenges we face.
We are the best we can be.
We take responsibility for our actions in an environment of mutual respect.
We overcome all barriers to reach our potential, developing a capacity to improve further.
We are passionate about learning.
From June 15th 2020, Delaware Primary (and as hub for Gunnislake Primary) is open only for children of key workers, vulnerable groups, Year 6, Year 1 and Reception children. From 29th June we will be welcoming back Y5 pupils for 3 days a week.
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