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Witton Middle School


British Values

British Values at Witton


Witton Middle School actively promotes the fundamental British values of democracy, British laws, individual rights and responsibilities, the mutual respect and the tolerance of others.


This means that pupils/children at age appropriate stages:


Challenge opinions or behaviours in school...

…that are contrary to fundamental British values.


Have a knowledge of democracy...

…and how it impacts on their lives in modern Britain.


Are able to distinguish right from wrong...

…and respect civil and criminal law.


Take responsibility for their behaviours...

…and understand how they can positively contribute to school life, the lives of those in the locality and society in general.


Promote tolerance and harmony...

…between differing cultural traditions.


Show respect for other people...

…and understand that they should not discriminate or show prejudice.


Are actively encouraged to be involved...

…in artistic, sporting, linguistic and cultural activities.



  • School Council elections 
  • School Ambassadors 
  • Election of Droitwich Youth Councillors 
  • Curriculum – Democracy unit of work


The Rule of Law

  • Restorative justice approaches 
  • Conversations with pupils 
  • Community Support Officer links 
  • Behaviour system: rewards and sanctions


Individual Rights & Responsibilities

  • School PRIDE values 
  • Language of choice, responsibility and respect for others promoted throughout the school 
  • Assemblies and rewards 
  • PSHCE 
  • Anti-bullying and anti-racism campaigns


Mutual Respect and Tolerance of Others

  • PRIDE values 
  • School ethos 
  • Community Support Officer links 
  • Assemblies 
  • Diversity across the curriculum


Sporting, Artistic, Linguistic and Cultural Activities

  • Clubs 
  • Productions 
  • Artists from our local community 
  • Sports teams and tournaments 
  • Opportunities to participate in events both sporting and artsbased 
  • PRIDE values



Policies include those for: 

  • Behaviour and anti-bullying 
  • Religious Education and Cultural Diversity 
  • Inclusion 
  • Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development 
  • Supporting children in schools with medical conditions 
  • E-safety