Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC)
What is SMSC?
It is the Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development of the children in our school. At Brownmead, we recognise that SMSC plays a vital part in a child's ability to learn and achieve. This is an aspect of learning that is present in within the classroom and we also aim to offer many wider opportunities to support all children's personal development.
At Brownmead, we define the aspects of SMSC as follows:
Spiritual: The opportunity to explore beliefs, experience and faiths, feelings and values; enjoy learning about oneself, others and the surrounding world; use imagination and creativity and reflect on experiences.
Moral: The opportunity to learn what is right and wrong and respect the law; understand consequences; investigate moral and ethical issues and offer reasoned views.
Social: The opportunity to use a range of social skills to participate in the local community and beyond; appreciate diverse viewpoints; participate, volunteer and cooperate; resolve conflict.
Cultural: The opportunity to explore and appreciate cultural influences; appreciate the role of Britain’s parliamentary system; participate in cultural opportunities; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity.