Social Moral Spiritual and Cultural (SMSC) threads through the very veins of Stratton Primary School.
At Stratton Primary School we strive to create a learning environment which promotes respect, diversity and self-awareness that equips all of our pupils with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values they will need to succeed in their future lives.
The Stratton curriculum aims to provide a wide range of artistic, sporting and cultural opportunities that encourage pupils to work together and use imagination in their learning. We encourage pupils to reflect and empathise with others as well as giving them the confidence to provide their opinions and develop their own view points.
SMSC is carefully mapped out across our school –
We closely link SMSC with our PSHE schemes of work (go-givers and Cornwall PSHE programme)
Spiritual development focuses on an individual’s own personal beliefs and values and their resulting behaviours. Through spiritual development, children are able to understand their own feelings and emotions and this enables them to reflect and to learn.
Curriculum opportunities enable pupils to:
Moral development means exploring, understanding and recognising shared values and considering the issues of right and wrong.
The classroom environment and curriculum promote moral development through:
Social development involves learners working effectively together and participating successfully in the school community as a whole. During a pupil’s social development, they gain interpersonal skills that allow them to form successful relationships and to become a positive team member.
Social skills are developed through:
Cultural development enables learner’s to develop an understanding of their own culture and of other cultures locally, nationally and internationally. It also means learning to feel comfortable in a variety of cultures and valuing cultural diversity.
Children are introduced to a regional and global perspective in life through: