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.
Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Curriculum
“Celebrating diversity and unlocking the potential”