The Story so far.....
SMSC in the Curriculum
Key Events of 2016-2017
At Grove Primary School, our aim is to provide all the members of our school community with an inclusive, welcoming and exciting learning and working environment.
As a school, we are fully committed to a provide for the Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development of pupils whilst promoting the British Values of Democracy, the Rule of Law, Individual Liberty, Respect and Tolerance.
OUR INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SMSC
At Grove Primary School, our integrated approach to SMSC furnish pupils with a range of exciting learning opportunities which enable them to develop the attitudes and skills necessary for them to grow into responsible, happy and productive individuals and citizens.
A rich and broad Curriculum
School Policies which ensure that there are clear procedures in place to ensure the smooth and safe running of the school.
Click below to see our Policies
Our Golden Rules and Golden Behaviours for Learning provide children with clear guidelines as to how they should behave.
There are an array of before and after-school clubs as well as day and residential trips which reinforce the learning taking place in the classroom.
Whole school events such as “Bedtime Stories, "Harvest Festival", "Safer Internet Day", “Multi-Faith Day" "World Book Day", "sign2sing event", "Sports Day", "Career Day" bring the whole school community together and provide a meaningful context within which pupils can live their school’s values
SMSC is fully integrated into our PSHE and RE Curriculum.
·Pupils are given the chance to gain valuable life skills by taking part in a whole range of volunteering Schemes.
The House System enables children to develop a strong sense of belonging as well as form mutually supportive relationship with peers.
The school promotes Democracy and encourages parental feedback at parents Evening and through surveys.
The school is keen to promote environmental awareness through their “Recycle” topic in Early Years/KS1 and when studying “Climates” in KS2.
Pupils are encouraged to represent their school in a range of local sporting tournaments (hockey, basketball, athletics, cross country, football etc)
The school supports a range of charities with money raised so far this year for the Royal British Legion, Children in Need, MacMillan Nurses, East Anglian Children's Hospice, the National Deaf Children’s Society, SignHealth to name a few
The school has, over the last 4 years, built up a strong working relationship with the local communities (parents, church, local businesses, local schools, organisations and charities) which it regularly calls upon to enhance pupils' learning.
S M S C i n 2016-2017
Whole School SMSC events for 2016-2017
Working in partnership with families to support holistic development of pupils
--> Families First Accreditation ►DONE
British Values (Respect and Tolerance)
--> Sign2Sing in partnership with the Warren School - 10th February 2017 ►DONE
--> Y3 French for the Family event - 24th February and 3rd March 2017 ►DONE
SMSC - preparing pupils for life in modern Britain + British Values of Respect and Tolerance
--> Aim High Career Days (commercial and non-profitable sectors) - 24th - 25th May 2017
--> Money Week (12th-16th June 2017)
British Values (Democracy)
--> House Captains' Elections - end of May 2017 - date TBC
SMSC and British Values (Respect and Tolerance)
--> French Theatre Day - Lowestoft Hub - Monday 12th June 2017
--> Year 6 French Trip - Reydon and Grove Primary - 27th-30th June 2017
Working in partnership with families to support holistic development of SEND pupils (Academic and SMSC)
--> Families First Accreditation - SEND