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Fundamental British Values

The government set out their definition of British Values in the 2011 Prevent Strategy.

In 2014, the Department of Education published guidance on promoting British Values in schools to ensure young people leave school and college prepared for life in Modern Britain.

British Values Graphic showing Union Jack Flag

Fundamental British Values include

• Democracy

• The rule of law

• Individual liberty

• Mutual respect

• Tolerance of different faiths and beliefs