In Citizenship, at Bilbrook CE Middle, we intend to provide pupils with the knowledge, skills and understanding to help and prepare them to play a full and active part in society. We aim to foster pupils’ keen awareness and understanding of democracy, government and how laws are made and upheld. Within Citizenship lessons we intend to equip pupils with the skills and knowledge to explore political and social issues critically, to weigh evidence, debate and make reasoned arguments.
The implementation of the Citizenship curriculum is through the ‘Votes for Schools’ programme which address SMSC development including British Values through a range of topical issues and current affairs within society.
The impact is that children leave Bilbrook CE Middle School prepared to take their place in society as responsible citizens, they are equipped with the skills to think critically and debate political questions.