The school's core values of determination, bravery, pride, supportiveness, and aiming high are closely linked to the British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.
Determination is key in promoting the British Value of democracy, as it allows students to actively participate in the decision-making processes of the school and wider community. Being brave encourages students to engage in open-minded and respectful dialogue, which is essential for mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.
Pride in one's accomplishments and progress promotes the British Value of individual liberty, as it allows students to understand the importance of self-expression and self-determination. Supportiveness encourages students to be responsible members of the community and helps to promote the rule of law, by promoting responsible and lawful behavior among students.
Finally, aiming high is closely linked to the British Value of mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs, as it encourages students to strive for their personal best and to recognize the unique potential of each individual. By setting ambitious goals and working towards them, students can learn to appreciate the diversity of perspectives and backgrounds of those around them.
In summary, the school's core values are closely linked to the British Values, which Ofsted regards as essential for personal development, behavior and welfare, and all values together contribute to the overall development of a student as a responsible and respectful citizen.