Course Options: 1 Day, Half Day, Twilight
Recommended Max People: 25
Full day from: £880.00 + VAT to £1255.00 + VAT
Half day from: £680.00 + VAT to £955.00 + VAT
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Please Note: Course costs are based on 15 participants
This course can be tailored to your individual requirements
Promoting and Evaluating the Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Curriculum (SMSC)
This course helps participants to get an understanding of how to analyse their current SMSC provision in light of the current Ofsted Guidance under the September 2014 framework.
It will highlight each of the key principles of SMSC, helping to identify areas of strength and potential elements which may need to be updated or developed further. It will help participants to consider where essential improvements may need to be made at their own settings across the curriculum.
This one day course will help participants to focus on the following issues:This one day course will help participants to focus on the following issues:
- What do we mean by SMSC?
- The new ofsted definitions and their implications
- The current practice in your school
- The current provision in your school – how do we build on the 2012 framework in order to accommodate the 2014 changes
- How embedded is SMSC across the whole staff?
- Ofsted Guidance links with SMSC – reading between the lines
- Defining or redefining SMSC
- The curriculum spread of SMSC within the new curriculum
- Tracking measures for SMSC
- Action planning for the future
This course is designed to help and support headteachers, senior leaders, curriculum leaders and school governors in primary schools. Participants will gain an understanding of how to analyse their current SMSC provision in light of the current Ofsted Guidance. By the end of the course, participants will be able to go back to their own schools and consider whether they are getting the best out of their curriculum, staff and children with regards to SMSC. They will be able to assess current practices and evaluate where improvements may be made.
Participants will be able to go back to their own schools and consider whether they are getting the best out of their curriculum, staff and children with regards to SMSC. They will be able to assess current practices there and evaluate where improvements may be need to be made in order to accommodate the 2014 changes.
Detailed course outline and session time table
- Objectives for the day
- The current position – Your school, your policy, your practice
- An institutional approach to SMSC
- Task: SWOT analysis
- Embedding the practice with SMSC at your school
- Definitions redefined
- Ofsted guidance (2012)
- School definitions – how do we match up to Ofsted guidance
- Roles and expectations
- Feedback and questions from the morning sessions
- Curriculum and SMSC provision
- Current provision – what, where, and how now?
- Contributory elements and national guidance
- The curriculum spread
- Resource and management of SMSC
- Monitoring and assessment of SMSC development
- DVD Task
- Tracking the what, where and how of SMSC
- Action planning for the future
- A corporate responsibility
- Feedback and objective check
- Evaluation of the day