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PSHE, SMSC and British Values

The promotion of SMSC and British values is key and Haywood Academy strongly believes that these values underpin the personal development of the all students. SMSC and British values are promoted in a variety of different ways including:

  • PSHE Days
  • Social enterprise including charity work
  • Tutor time and the assembly programme
  • Wider school curriculum
  • Student Responsibility – Student Parliament
  • Careers and enterprise education
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Study trips and visits

The PSHE curriculum includes distinct units which promote the British values which aim to enrich personal development of all students.

Promotion of British Values

Alongside the social, moral, cultural and social development of students, Haywood Academy constantly strives to promote the values that underpin British society which ensure students are prepared to be effective and responsible citizens who have the qualities and attributes students need to thrive as individuals as well as members of society. These values are demonstrated across the everyday curriculum as well as wider academy life and the aspects of British values include:

  1. Equality and Respect
  2. Democracy and the Rule of Law
  3. Tolerance
  4. Rights and Responsibilities
  5. Citizenship and community


  • The Academy closes to students at 12.30 pm on Friday 17th December and reopens on Wednesday 5th January 2022. Wishing all of our students and their families a lovely festive holiday.

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  • Students have access to a wide range of exciting resources and learn specific skills through well-paced and sequenced activities.


  • Behaviour around the school is consistently orderly and students are polite and helpful.


  • Without a doubt, my time at Haywood firmly placed me on the path to Oxford.

    Jordan Williamson, Trinity College, Oxford