SMSC Curriculum

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Curriculum

“Celebrating diversity and unlocking the potential”

What is SMSC?

SMSC stands for spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. All schools in England must show how well their children are developing 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 and have an appreciation of British Values.
  • Social: Investigate moral issues; appreciate diverse viewpoints; participate, volunteer and cooperate; resolve conflict; engage with fundamental values of British democracy.
  • Cultural: Appreciate cultural influences; appreciate the role of Britain’s Parliamentary System; participate in cultural opportunities; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity.

Please click here to see how we promote SMSC across our school and for our children.