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Impact North West Schools has a strong commitment to the personal and social development of
all pupils. The school vision and values, put together by all the staff, supports spiritual, moral, social
and cultural characteristics in all pupils.


Spiritual development is when we:

Spiritual development is when we:
Explore beliefs and experience; respect faiths, feelings and values; enjoy learning about oneself,
others and the surrounding world; use imagination and creativity; reflect.

Moral development is when we:

Recognise right and wrong; respect the law; understand consequences; investigate moral and ethical issues; offer reasoned views.

Social Basketball Game

Social development is when we:

Use a range of social skills; participate in the local community; appreciate diverse viewpoints;
participate, volunteer and cooperate; resolve conflict; engage with the British values of democracy, the rule of law, liberty, respect and tolerance.

Cultural development is when we:

Appreciate cultural influences; appreciate the role of Britain's parliamentary system; participate in
culture opportunities; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity.

Bird-Eye View of Fish Market

SMSC at IMPACT Northwest Schools

In our school pupil’s SMSC development is seen for example in:

Taking part in a range of activities regarding social skills

Developing an awareness and respect for diversity

Developing and appreciation of theatre

Developing an understanding of right and wrong.

Developing the communication skills to make choices about likes/dislikes in school then in wider community visits.

Taking part in sporting opportunities.

Taking part in cultural opportunities.

Taking part in artistic opportunities.

SMSC is embedded throughout the curriculum at Impact North West Schools. This integrated
approach ensures that aspects of SMSC is considered in all subject areas. The senior leadership team
audits SMSC and the proprietor body monitor it across school.

Beyond the Curriculum

We are also committed as a school to developing SMSC beyond the curriculum. This is done through:
Arts, Music and Cultural Specialists visits to school over the year
Assemblies give pupils an opportunity to explore aspects of SMSC


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