SMSC Curriculum

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”