Sutton Valence Primary School, North Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3HT, United Kingdom

01622 842188

Miss Terry


"The constant quest for knowledge, learning and adventure..."

Sutton Valence Primary

School British Values

The children have all worked hard to create our ideal of what a Sutton Valence Citizen would look like - See photographs!



How British Values are incorporated into our curriculum:


1. Democracy

  • School Council (voting for leaders)
  • Pupil votes
  • Pupil voice
  • Voting for House Captains

2. The Rule of Law

  • Visit by Magistrates/Police and Fire Service
  • School Rules
  • Classroom Rules (set by children)
  • Behaviour Policy
  • Golden times
  • Parent Rules
  • Headteacher Awards
  • Deputy Headteacher Awards


3. Individual Liberty

  • Opportunities to lead and support
  • Planning of their own curriculum
  • Child Initiated Play in Early Years
  • Learning Diaries in Early Years
  • Behaviour choices
  • After school clubs
  • ICT lessons – E-safety


4. Mutual Respect

  • Encouraging mutual respect
  • Supporting peers
  • Staff modelling behaviour

5. Tolerance of different faiths and beliefs

  • RE lessons
  • PSHE lessons
  • Circle time
  • Displays
  • Assemblies
  • Governor diversity visits
  • Stories from a variety of faiths