Grangetown Primary School

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SMSC and British Values

What does each aspect of SMSC include?

  • Spiritual: The opportunity to explore beliefs, experience and faiths, feelings and values; enjoy learning about oneself, others and the surrounding world; use imagination and creativity and reflect on experiences.
  • Moral: The opportunity to learn what is right and wrong and respect the law; understand consequences; investigate moral and ethical issues and offer reasoned views.
  • Social: The opportunity to use a range of social skills to participate in the local community and beyond; appreciate diverse viewpoints; participate, volunteer and cooperate; resolve conflict.
  • Cultural: The opportunity to explore and appreciate cultural influences; participate in cultural opportunities; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity. 

What are fundamental British values?

In 2014, the Department for Education told all schools to promote ‘British values' and advised that this is done through SMSC.

Ofsted also require schools to promote ‘British values' at every level including through their SMSC development, the curriculum and school leadership.

The fundamental British values are:

  • democracy
  • the rule of law
  • individual liberty
  • tolerance and respect