The Prevent Duty - preventing extremism

6. British values

Ofsted includes reference to ‘British values’ in the Common Inspection Framework (Ofsted fact sheet 150065).

Early Years

The fundamental British values of

  • democracy
  • rule of law
  • individual liberty
  • mutual respect
  • tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

are already implicitly embedded in the Early Years Foundation Stage. See Fundamental British Values in the Early Years for some helpful examples of what these values can mean.

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