British Values in Child Development

Through the study of Child Development pupils develop:

An understanding of how citizens can influence decision-making through the democratic process:

  • choice of feeding
  • choice of contraception

An appreciation that living under the rule of law protects individual citizens and is essential for their wellbeing and safety;

  • Maternity statutory services
  • Welfare services – adoption & fostering

An understanding that the freedom to choose and hold other faiths and beliefs is protected in law:

  • Multi-cultural faiths
  • Modern day families

An acceptance that other people having different faiths or beliefs to oneself (or having none) should be accepted and tolerated, and should not be the cause of prejudicial or discriminatory behaviour:

  • Multi-cultural faiths

An understanding of the importance of identifying and combatting discrimination:

  • Special children & their families