At Ewanrigg Junior School we strive to promote British values through our curriculum. We have had learning days based on current events such as the vote to stay or remain in the EU. The children learned the facts from both sides, debated their ideas and had a vote. It is important to promote the values of democracy to allow children to make up their own minds and vote for the option they feel is best. The children practise this through voting for our class councillors and debating topics linked to project and English. We encourage mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith through RE and PSHCE lessons as part of their SMSC learning. A promotion of empathy and understanding is taught throughout the school and encouraging the development of the children's self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence is vital in Ewanrigg Junior School. Our Golden Rule is to treat others and their property the way you would want them to treat you and yours which encourages mutual respect.