Stepping Stones

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School Values

Lower School Values: 'Be Kind' and 'Try Hard'

Upper School Values: 'Respect', 'Endeavour', 'Tolerance' and 'Resilience'

Stepping Stones Values

School Approach

Self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence

  • Merit system
  • Therapy wall
  • Display boards
  • Tutor lead and SMT Assemblies
  • SLT group sessions
  • Student council mentors
  • Funders day annual awards
  • Olivia Breen/ Blaine Harrison Guest           speakers
  • Lead work for Surrey Para Games

To distinguish right from wrong and to respect civil and criminal law

  • PSHE
  • Pay it Forward
  • Smt lead assemblies
  • Guest speakers : Lady Campbell
  • Contacting Police if YP go missing
  • Clear boundaries
  • All safeguarding concerns followed up
  • Emergency meetings
  • Zero tolerance of drugs and alcohol
  • Risk Assessments

Accepting responsibility for their own behaviour

  • Consequences Ladder
  • Pay it forward
  • Student council
  • Tutor lead assemblies
  • Restorative approach to recover
  • Rights relating to the internet and the use of it, free speech on line, cyber security (moral and ethical reasoning for hacking etc.). Also the generic e-safety, communication online, digital footprint.

Showing initiative as to how they can contribute positively to the local community and wider society

  • Volunteering eg. Duke of Edinburgh
  • Involvement with local groups and businesses
  • Student Council
  • Volunteering program
  • Fundraising  Days
  • Coins Foundation
  • YP input into policies and staff recruitment
  • YP views often influence the timetable

Providing pupils with a broad general knowledge of public institutions and services in England

  • History/ PSHE
  • Current Affairs
  • Debating club
  • Guest speakers

An appreciation of and respect for their own and other cultures in a way that promotes tolerance between different cultural traditions

  • Assemblies
  • Focused work after UK based events
  • Monday Mindful Moments
  • PSHE
  • Guest speakers
  • Behaviour interventions

Respecting the fundamental British values of democracy, rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect

  • ·School Council
  • PSHE
  • Consequence ladder

Where political issues are brought to the attention of pupils they are offered a balanced presentation of opposing views

  • Embedded throughout the school in all areas
  • Debating club
  • Headteacher lead assemblies
  • History and PSHE curriculum / English Persuasive text units