Our school values ensure children understand how to treat people with respect and fairness. We celebrate difference and explore this through PSHE and collective worship. We provide a range of role models, values champions and historical figures to try to diversify our children's view of the world in which they live.
We want to further the children's understanding of why these behaviours are so important and how it feels to be treated unkindly because of difference.
Tomorrow, children are invited to wear red (either a single item of clothing, full outfit or an accessory) to show support for Show Racism the Red Card. Children will take part in activities to get age-appropriate understanding of this topic.
Your children may come home with thoughts and questions and you may wish to explore this further at home. We may use some of the following resources:
Key Stage 1 will look at the story of Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace longs to play the lead, but her classmates point out that Peter was a boy. Besides, he wasn't black.
With the support of her family, Grace learns that she can be anything she wants to be, and the results are amazing!
Key Stage 2 will pick activities and tasks fROMm a range of resources. These may include:
If you struggle to talk to your children about this matter, please take a look at the video: