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SMSC

                  SMSC (spiritual, moral, social, cultural)        

Below is a comprehensive list of examples of SMSC practice in school:

  • Assemblies are linked to SEAL behaviours for learning e.g respect, independence, empathy  
  • Sharing children’s work with other classes, in assembly and on Social Media
  • Peer assess and support
  • Assemblies linked to special days- Divali, St George’s Day, Multicultural links, diversity.
  • E safety links throughout the curriculum and in assemblies.
  • Safety teaching and learning icl: water safety, RNLI, firework, stranger, electricity, sun and road.
  • Our school’s key values are displayed in classes and referred to: empathy, confidence, resilience, respect, positivity, independence
  • respectful, positive, motivated, aware.
  • SEAL displays throughout the school
  • Links with local church- regular assemblies given by Reverent Stokes. Other faiths invited to teach us.
  • Y3 church visit and visit to Norwich cathedral
  • Music concert performed at the church and local retirement home.
  • RE is delivered throughout the school- Christianity, Hinduism and Islam focused on, with Buddhism, Judaism, and Sikhism also touched on (see Curr map for specific teaching).
  • Non religious world views discussed
  • Regular links with the local feeder schools to help children to adapt to different social contexts.
  • Watch the Y2 Christmas play
  • Nurtured heart approach in school helps to be aware of other children and how to respect and tolerate others.
  • Sprowston Library work displays
  • Visits to the local library throughout the year
  • Community events e.g tournaments/maths challenges/book signings/F1 competition
  • Hive focus- building of social skills with in different settings.
  • Focus on current issues and how they effect us e.g the plastics in the sea issue inspired the cluster
  • Y5 Redwings charity fundraising
  • Comic Relief/Children in Need fundraising
  • Links with SIS and SHS
  • Swimming at SHS
  • Sharing work with SIS and SHS
  • Transition activities with all feeder schools
  • Singing together
  • Signing choir performances
  • Working across yr groups
  • Year group assemblies- sharing work, showing talents, individual/group presentations.
  • Special person/Star of the week/Book worm/lunchtime awards/FGF/ children voting on Star of the week/Worker of the week
  • Philosophy focuses- diversity/changes/responsibilities
  • Multi cultural special weeks. Diwali, Pancake day, Lent, Henna. Syrian fundraising
  • Fund raising for our Library
  • Celebrating World Book Day
  • Food tasting/ appreciation of other people’s lives. Hindu food tasting/Islam cooking
  • School Council meetings
  • Democratic work with in classes and the whole school. Chloe Smith visit. Writing to Parliament.
  • Current affairs debates
  • Photos of children working and playing together
  • Maths Monkey- ‘real’ homework
  • Dancing experiences across many cultures
  • Anti bullying week
  • RSE activities to develop respect and an understanding of difference.
  • Cafes for parents