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Connect Academy Trust Covid-19 Notice to all Visitors and Suppliers

Our schools are minimising the number of visitors they receive, as well as the amount of time visitors spend on the school premises, during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. This will help to minimise group mixing and make it easier to maintain social distancing in school.

We expect all visitors to: 1. only visit the school premises if absolutely necessary. Please phone instead, request a call or request an online meeting if possible. 2. not enter the premises if you or any members of your household have symptoms of coronavirus. 3. clean your hands with alcohol gel (provided) when you enter and leave the building. 4. follow the same procedures as those in place for staff, ie social distancing (2m), avoid touching surfaces and do not enter areas of the school without the permission of staff.

Thank you for your support in keeping our pupils, staff and families safe.

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British Values

We are part of a British society, and it is important to Widey Court Primary School that children learn the universal principles of:

 

  • Democracy
  • The rule of law
  • Self-help
  • Self-responsibility
  • Equality
  • Equity
  • Solidarity
  • Openness
  • Honesty
  • Social responsibility
  • Caring for others

 

These values underpin the work of the Cooperative movement, and our school is a member of this by being a member of the Connect Academy Trust (CAT).

 

We achieve these aims through:

 

Creating an open, inclusive ethos whereby children can be themselves, and develop courtesy, respect and tolerance for others

Promoting mental health and wellbeing

 

Promoting equality of opportunity

 

Having a clear code of conduct, whereby children understand right from wrong, and are able to take responsibility for their actions

 

Team work and collaboration across the school

 

Development of pupil leadership and pupil voice

 

Promotion of service families

 

Challenging intolerance

 

Providing a broad and balanced Curriculum:

 

  • Opportunities which celebrate diversity
  • Responding to current affairs such as General elections and Royal celebrations
  • Learning about our nation and its heritage, for example, Plymouth as a port and in the Blitz, the First World War topic and Remembrance Day, King Charles, Civil War and the history of Widey Court
  • Famous National people such as Captain Scott, Sir Francis Drake
  • Use of our local area
  • A sense of community responsibility; working with other agencies such as the police and fire service and supporting local / national charities
  • Learning about cultures and faiths; how are we different from one another, and how are we the same?
  • Understanding Plymouth as part of a global community; learning about and communicating with children from across the world
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