SMC / PHSE

Spritual,Moral, Social and Cultural Development

AIMS

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development, (SMSC) incorporates PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education), (SEAL) Social Emotional Aspects of Learning, Drug and Relationship and Sex Education (RSE).

Across the Federation we aim to facilitate opportunities for the pupils to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to lead confident, healthy, independent lives, in order to become responsible adults.

DELIVERY

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development (SMSC) is explicitly taught primarily through the SEAL Programme and citizenship, religious education and incorporated into National Curriculum subject areas where applicable.

PSHE is delivered through the SEAL and Citizenship Programme.

RSE is taught the Derby City recommended scheme of work.

Drug Education is delivered through the Derby City recommended scheme of work.

Religious Education is taught through the Derby City recommended scheme of work.

For further information about the above, please access the SMSC policies and Long Term Plan Overview. 

ADDITIONAL CURRICULUM EVENTS

Assemblies across the Federation follow the SEAL themes. Workshop and Parents Information Evenings are held. Theme days e.g. Anti-Bullying week are recognised. Fund-raising events for specific charities are acknowledged. Festivals from a range of faiths are acknowledged and celebrated. School Visits are undertaken. School Council are used to inform and develop current practice. Extra Curricular Clubs are organised. 

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Ash Croft Primary School

Deepdale Lane,

Derby, DE24 3HF

01332 764 160

Mrs E Mills

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Cottons Farm Primary School

Sheridan Street,

Derby, DE24 9HG

01332 771 370

Mrs J Hackett

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