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SMSC

SMSC stands for spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

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.

Social

Use a range of social skills; participate in the local community; appreciate diverse viewpoints; participate, volunteer and cooperate; resolve conflict; engage with the 'British values' of democracy, the rule of law, liberty, respect and tolerance.

Cultural

Appreciate cultural influences; appreciate the role of Britain's parliamentary system; participate in culture opportunities; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity.

At Waltham Holy Cross SMSC is developed throughout the curriculum and beyond. For an overview of some SMSC development opportunities outside of the classroom curriculum please take a look at the calendar below (NB: Other events will be added throughout the year):

Autumn Term

School Council Vote

Pupil Advocate Vote

Y4-6 Team Building

Y6 Residential Trip

European Day of Languages

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Winter Sports Day

Harvest

Black History Month

House Event
World War Remembrance

Anti-Bullying

World Philosophy Day

Christmas and Carols

Spring Term

Y4-6 Write to the prime Minister

Y6- First Aid

Martin Luther King Day

Mental Health Week

World Book Day

Reading Café

Science Week

Red Nose Day

Summer Term

Y6- Careers Week

St George’s Day

Earth Day

House Event