Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural Development (SMSC) and Relationships, Sex & Health Education (RSHE)
SMSC makes a unique and substantial contribution towards the school’s aims in its core belief that the personal development of young people is essential to their health, safety and achievements as individuals within society.
We aim to incorporate the SMSC four core themes; Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural, along with our RSHE curriculum by focussing on three areas of development:
Health & Wellbeing
Living in the Wider World
Our aims are to enable students:
To form and manage supportive and stable relationships
To develop awareness of themselves as students and managers of change
To anticipate the demands and challenges of adult life, including the world of work and leisure opportunities
To demonstrate their creativity enterprise and economic wellbeing
To make informed choices on their lifestyle. · To be aware of the need for good health and physical well being
To value themselves as an individual and promote their self esteem
To promote a spirit of inquiry
To have the confidence and skills to make learning a lifelong process
To communicate appropriately, effectively and safely using all forms of communication and social media
Our SMSC & RSHE Curriculum follows statutory guidelines and aims to ensure that all students have the information they need to make positive and informed decisions both currently and in the future. This encompasses a wide range of topics and themes that are taught in an age appropriate way to develop student’s understanding of how to keep themselves safe.