We believe that the following list exemplifies some of the views held dear by British citizens.

  • Acceptance and responsibility for behaviour, show initiative, and to understand how they can contribute positively to the lives of those living and working in the locality of the school and to society more widely.
  • Development of self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence.
  • Distinguishing right from wrong and to respect the civil and criminal law of England
  • Understanding or and respect for public institutions and services in England.
  • Tolerance and harmony between different cultural traditions by enabling students to acquire an appreciation of and respect for their own and other cultures.
  • Encourage respect for other people.
  • Encourage respect for democracy and support for participation in the democratic process, including respect for the basis on which the law is made and applied in England.

Although this list is not exhaustive, we believe it encapsulates the attitudes of Studio@Deyes students and the values that we as a community hold dear.

At Studio@Deyes we aim to ensure that the promotion of British Values will:

  • Enable students to develop their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence.
  • Enable students to distinguish right from wrong and to respect the civil and criminal law of England.
  • Encourage students to accept responsibility for their behaviour, show initiative, and to understand how they can contribute positively to the lives of those living and working in the locality of the school and to society more widely.
  • Enable students to acquire a broad general knowledge of and respect for public institutions and services in England.
  • Promote further tolerance and harmony between different cultural traditions by enabling students to acquire an appreciation for and respect for their own and other cultures.
  • Encourage respect for other people.
  • Encourage respect for democracy and support for participation in the democratic processes, including respect for the basis on which the law is made and applied in England.

 

SMSC at Studio@Deyes 

SMSC is seen as a key element of Studio@Deyes. The strands of SMSC and key features of British Values will be embedded within the ethos of the studio and this is evident within our development plan for 2016/17.

SMSC and PSHE strands are delivered to our pupils through-

1. A robust assembly/briefing programme linked to our values and the CREATE framework. This gives pupils the opportunity to reflect, discuss, debate and explore SMSC concepts, themes and values within the schools structure

2. A 1-1 mentoring structure which enables students to reflect on themselves, their goals and the environment in which they live, and work, with others, to ensure they gain essential values which contribute to them being successful citizens and professionals.

3. CREATE framework and SMSC embedded into all lessons which will ensure students are consistently engaged in values which improve themselves within society. This will be regularly audited and gaps identified to be developed throughout the year.

4. WBL placements and employability guidance and training for all students to develop their Social and Cultural cache through the CREATE framework

5. Themed Days and workshops delivered by high quality employer networks and agencies through Project Based Learning and Enrichment time to add value to students SMSC development

6. School Environment

7. Developing a culture of high expectations in line with Behaviour For Learning Guidance across all studio school stakeholders to develop the three R’s of Rights, Responsibility and Respect of all students

8. Extensive enrichment programme for students that will be broad and balanced to ensure students have access to all elements of the studio SMSC offer

9. A Student Executive Committee and student voice programme.

10. A studio entrepreneurial charity fundraising programme

To read the full 2016/7 SMSC Plan please click here

Over the last few years, global events have led to a growth of extremist viewpoints, including advocacy of violent extremism. Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation education is part of our commitment to keeping our pupils safe.

Schools have an important part to play in both educating children and young people about extremism and recognising when pupils start to become radicalised.

In 2015, new statutory duties were placed on schools by the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 which means they must work to prevent children being drawn into extremism. Safeguarding children from all risks of harm will be an important part of our school’s work and protecting them from extremism is one aspect of that.

Useful advice and guidance for parents can be found on the ‘Educate Against Hate’ website which was launched by the government in 2016. Click on the link below to access the website.