1. To develop knowledge and understanding of the historical, geographical, cultural, political and economic circumstances which have led to the diversity of civilisations within the world.
2. To encourage respect for the cultural, linguistic and religious diversity in the world.
3. To enable children to counter bias in all forms by enabling them to develop informed views and opinions.
4. To develop children’s awareness and understanding of their position as active citizens in the United Kingdom, within Europe and in the wider, world through knowledge of the interdependent opportunities, rights and responsibilities this involves.
5. To be aware of and appreciate different languages and cultures.
6. To become tolerant and understanding, courteous, curious and assured in the company of people from their own and other cultural backgrounds.
To deal with the rapidly accelerating pace in today’s world, and feel secure in the knowledge that their abilities, skills, learning, qualifications and potential contributions will be recognised and valued across international boundaries.