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Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural


Spiritual Development

Through the curriculum, pupils develop:


  • An ability to be reflective about their own beliefs, religious or otherwise, that inform their
    perspective on life and their interest in and respect for different people’s faiths, feelings and
  • A sense of enjoyment and fascination in learning about themselves, others and the world
    around them. 
  • A use of imagination and creativity in learning. 
  • Willingness to reflect on their experiences.







Moral Development


Through the curriculum, pupils develop:

  • An ability to recognise the difference between right and wrong and readily apply this
    understanding in their own lives, recognise legal boundaries and, in so doing, respect the
    civil and criminal law of England. 
  • An understanding of the consequences of their behaviour and actions. 
  • An interest in investigating and offering reasoned views about moral and ethical issues and the ability to understand and appreciate the viewpoints of others on these issues.




Social Development

Through the curriculum, pupils develop:


  • A use of a range of social skills in different contexts, for example working and socialising with
    other pupils, including those from different religious, ethnic and socio-economic
  • A willingness to participate in a variety of communities and social settings, including by volunteering, co-operating well with others and being able to resolve conflicts effectively. 
  • An acceptance of engagement with the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and
    beliefs; they develop and demonstrate skills and attitudes that will allow them to participate
    fully in and contribute positively to life in modern Britain.




Cultural Development


Through the curriculum, pupils develop:


  • An understanding and appreciation of the wide range of cultural influences that have shaped
    their own heritage and those of others. 
  • An understanding and appreciation of the range of different cultures within school and further afield as an essential element of their preparation for life in modern Britain. 
  • A knowledge of Britain’s democratic parliamentary system and its central role in shaping our
    history and values, and in continuing to develop Britain. 
  • A willingness to participate in and respond positively to artistic, musical, sporting and cultural opportunities. 
  • An interest in exploring, improving understanding of and showing respect for different faiths and cultural diversity and the extent to which they understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity, as shown by their tolerance and attitudes towards different religious, ethnic and socioeconomic groups in the local, national and global communities.