Our Values

According to Ofsted, 'fundamental British values' are:

  • Democracy.
  • The rule of law.
  • Individual liberty.
  • Mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith.

 

FUNDAMENTAL BRITISH VALUES AT NRPS

Individual Liberty

Developing self-knowledge, self-esteem and confidence, Reward systems such as Star of the Week Award for Kodesh and secular, Annual Residential and Adventure Trips for Years 5 and 6, The Interschool’s General Knowledge Quiz Etgar, The CST Streetwise Programme, The Met Police Community Support Schools Programme, Visits from the London Fire Brigade and Regular opportunities for individual and whole class presentations

 

The Rule of Law

Through the school rules and values, enabling to distinguish between right and wrong. Appreciation that living under the rule of law protects individuals, Streetwise Sessions, Police and First Station Visits – Stranger Danger, Home Alone, Events covering National Events e.g. General Election, Teaching links between British Law and Values and Jewish Law and Values (Halachah), People who Help Us (Foundation Stage) Mutual Respect Encouraging acceptance of responsibility for behaviour, showing initiative and contributing positively to those living locally and nationally, The school behaviour policy promotes Middot Tovot (positive personal and interpersonal attributes), Playground Buddy System, GIFT food collections and packing Toy Drive, Middoh (positive attribute of the week), Awareness and Respect of different cultural traditions and other faiths or beliefs such as Chinese New Year and Ramadan, Anti Bullying Week.

 

Democracy

Encouraging respect for democracy and the democratic process. Understanding how citizens can influence decision making. A talk from an NRPS parent who was a Parliamentary Candidate in the 1997 General Election. At NRPS, we have an elected School Council, School Council Meetings, Mock Elections, and Visits to Houses of Parliament. We hold regular PTA Coffee mornings for parents to meet the Senior Leadership Team informally to discuss and update on developments in school. We also give parents and staff a voice through questionnaires. Pupils also have a voice through the weekly Head Teachers’ Tea Party.

 

Life in Modern Britain and London

Our pupils make visits to London and National Institutions and Museums. We Celebrate and commemorate British Events e.g Remembrance Day