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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Social, Moral, Spiritual, and Cultural (SMSC)


Social Development

This is about:

  • Opportunities for pupils to work together

  • Opportunities for pupils to participate successfully in local community events. The development of interpersonal skills for successful relationships.

  • The development of skills and personal qualities necessary for living and working together

How is it evidenced?

  • Pupil Parliament Class visits
  • Transition visits
  • Charity support
  • School productions
  • Class Assemblies
  • Sports Days
  • Sports competitions
  • School Rules
  • Visitors in school
  • Positive Behaviour system

Moral Development

This is about:

  • Building a framework of moral values which helps pupils to regulate their personal behaviour of pupils.
  • Pupil’s understanding of society’s shared and agreed values.
  • Understanding that people hold different views and that is fine

How is it evidenced?

  • RE Curriculum
  • Class responsibilities Circle Time
  • Whole school assemblies Pupil Parliament
  • Charity appeals Creative Curriculum
  • School and Class rules Positive Behaviour system

Spiritual Development

This will aid the development of:

  • Principles, beliefs, attitudes and values which guide and motivate us
  • An understanding of feelings and emotions which support reflection and learning
  • A recognition that a person’s own principles, beliefs, attitudes and values will influence them in their lives

How is it evidenced?

  • Creative Curriculum
  • Assemblies
  • Oasis 9 Habits Outdoor learning Singing assemblies
  • Opportunities to reflect on their experiences
  • Visits to places of worship

 


Cultural Development

This is how we:

  • Have a passion to include
  • Develop an understanding and respect of different cultures
  • Reject discrimination based on difference
  • Foster an eagerness to participate in new experiences
  • Develop awareness of music, art, dance and literature, in different cultures

How is it evidenced?

  • Curriculum opportunities
  • World Book day
  • School trips
  • School productions
  • Sports Days
  • Reading challenges
  • Charity events
  • Assembly themes