Buddhism Hinduism and Sikhism For Schools
Buddhism Hinduism and Sikhism For Schools 

Ofsted and SMSC

Helping schools promote SMSC

 

Every school in UK must promote SMSC, which is particularly important to Ofsted.  The SMSC Quality Mark for Primary and Secondary school aims to help schools recognise and review the development of SMSC.

 

What is SMSC?

SMSC stands for spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. All schools in England must show how well their pupils develop in SMSC.

Spiritual

Explore beliefs and experience; respect faiths, feelings and values; enjoy learning about oneself, others and the surrounding world; use imagination and creativity; reflect.

Moral

Recognise right and wrong; respect the law; understand consequences; investigate moral and ethical issues; offer reasoned views.

Social

Use a range of social skills; participate in the local community; appreciate diverse viewpoints; participate, volunteer and cooperate; resolve conflict; engage with the 'British values' of democracy, the rule of law, liberty, respect and tolerance.

Cultural

Appreciate cultural influences; appreciate the role of Britain's parliamentary system; participate in culture opportunities; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity.

How will Ofsted grade it?

Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is now referenced throughout Ofsted's School Inspection Handbook.

An 'outstanding' school will have a 'thoughtful and wide-ranging promotion of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development'.

An 'inadequate' school will have 'serious weaknesses in the overall promotion of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development'.

 

 

PHSE and Multiculturalism

The Department for Education acknowledges the importance for children to be made aware of the various aspects of different cultures and religions. Therefore we offer these workshops to facilitate religious integration and promote social cohesion. Presentations are cross-curriculum and relevant to all elements of Personal, Health, Social Citizenship Education. Each module is structured to highlight multiculturism by identifiying pupils from different ethnic backgrounds.  

 

The PSHE Curriculum aims to:

Promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school and of society

Prepare pupils at the school for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life   

                                                                           www.pshe-association.org.uk/curriculum 

Please Note: All workshops are available throughout the year.  Custom designed modules can be arranged as per your requirements.                          

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