Forestdale Primary School

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British Values

Promoting Fundamental British Values


In accordance with The Department for Education we aim to actively promote British values in schools to ensure young people leave school prepared for life in modern Britain. Pupils are encouraged to regard people of all faiths, races and cultures with respect and tolerance and understand that while different people may hold different views about what is ‘right’ and ‘wrong’, all people living in England are subject to its law.


The Key Values are:


  • democracy
  • rule of law
  • individual liberty
  • mutual respect
  • tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs 
On Wednesday 23rd March Forestdale Primary School hosted a British Values Morning. It was an opportunity for the children to understand how the influences from Britain’s diverse history has shaped our modern Britain.

Our day started with a British History theatre production - courtesy of Hobgoblin Theatres.

Foundation Stage

The children in Foundation learned about the Royal family, they made crowns, flags and a family tree.

Key Stage 1

Children in year 1 researched famous British people and placed them in order of how famous they thought they were.


Children in year 2 looked at Victorian times and created a poster to show the rich and poor divide. They also baked a Victoria sponge cake ( Queen Victoria's favourite cake) and enjoyed eating it washed down with a nice cup of tea.

Key Stage 2

Year 3 researched the Tudors and made poinsettia flowers.

Year 4 looked at the different types of jobs children had to do in years gone by.

Year 5 and 6 researched the Romans and asked - What did the Romans do for us?

Activities included converting Roman Numerals and designing a Villa and drawing it to scale on the playground.


Awards we have received so far.

  • Primary Science
  • Healthy Schools
  • Health for Life
  • Artsmark Award
  • EEF
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Music Mark