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Nightingale Academy

Learning with truth and love

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Learning with truth and love

Rule of Law





Students are familiar with this concept through the ethos that permeates the entire work of the school.


They are familiar with the concept through the discussion of values and, in RE lessons, the idea that different religions have guiding principles.


Students, as they move through the school, become aware of the difference between moral, criminal, civil and religious law.


Students are used to debating and discussing laws/rules and their application.


Students are familiar with the local Police who visit to talk to them informally.

  • Collective worship
  • Tutor worship
  • Student voice through the school council
  • Classroom rules for behaviour
  • School behaviour policy
  • Lessons about the role of law
  • Learning about the principles within different religions
  • RE planning and students' books
  • Citizenship planning and students' books
  • Learning walks and lesson observations - students' attitudes to learning
  • PCSO and PC visits
  • Restorative justice
  • Uniform

Students are able to articulate how and why we need to behave in school and demonstrate they understand and can abide by these.


Students all know that they have a right but that with a right comes a responsibility.


Students are able to discuss and debate philosophical issues in relation to these.


Students have a developing understanding about the conflict that can occur between the rule of law and a religion's guiding principles


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