Wavendon Gate School

At  Wavendon Gate  School,  we  recognise  that  the  development  of  pupils,  spiritually,  morally,  socially  and culturally plays a significant part not only in their ability to learn and achieve but in their ability to relate fully to and have the ability to access the world they live in.   We, therefore, aim to provide an education that provides children with opportunities to explore and develop their own values, whilst recognising that those of others may differ. Beliefs, spiritual awareness, high standards of personal behaviour including a positive caring  attitude  towards  other  people,  an  understanding  of  their  social  and  cultural  traditions  and  an appreciation of the diversity and richness of other cultures are all critical skills and aspects that we nurture, encourage and develop through our curriculum.

All curriculum areas have a contribution to a child’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and opportunities for this are planned in each area of the curriculum. Belief values, principles and spirituality are explored across the curriculum. The integrity and spirituality of faith backgrounds are respected and explored. The diversity of spiritual traditions is recognised, and pupils are given access to alternative views.

All adults model and promote socially responsible behaviour, treating all people as valuable individuals and showing respect and care for our pupils and their families. Children learn to differentiate between right and wrong in their actions and how their actions affect others. They are encouraged to value themselves and others.

General aims:

We aim to ensure:

Through classroom activities and dialogue in the wider curriculum we give the children opportunities to:

Practical activities to develop SMSC include:

Links with the wider community:

Monitoring and evaluation

Provision for SMSC is monitored and reviewed on a regular basis.  This achieved by: