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Ripley CourtSchool

Britishness

The government has passed legislation requiring schools to promote British values. Although this may seem rather unnecessary in the case of a school like Ripley Court, with its fine tradition of producing urbane, educated individuals and leaders in a traditional and very British manner, it is perhaps worth noting that our philosophy ties in with the best of being British in:

  • the respect for the law.
  • the appreciation of democracy and the participation in democracy, for example in the school council and in mock elections held at apposite times.
  • respect for others and individual differences, preferences and religions.
  • tolerance and understanding of others.

We support this with specific teaching in Personal Social and Health education (PSHE), in our Mission Statement and in our very being!