At Whitehouse we are committed to enhancing the Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural aspect of learning for our pupils and, as such, SMSC and British Values are deeply embedded in everything that we do.
The whole school community is involved in delivering SMSC and BVs across the academic and wider curriculum:
SMSC Training and Monitoring - a whole-school approach
Initial staff training - 30th January 2017
The first SMSC training session at Whitehouse took place on 30th January 2017.
A broad range of staff (teachers, TAs and lunchtime supervisors) attended the practical session which was aimed at familiarising themselves with the concept of SMSC and British Values.
The session ended with groups working together to map out their evidence against the SMSC and BVs criteria.
Prefect's Learning Walk - July 2017
Whitehouse Prefects were invited to take part in a Learning Walk to look at evidence of the Whitehouse Way in lessons.
A report of their findings was produced which was emailed to all staff.
Joint Learning Walk - SMSC Governor and Prefects - July 2018
Our SMSC Governor, Susan Burton, invited 4 Prefects to come and do a learning walk looking at aspects of SMSC throughout the school.
Please find below a summary of their findings.
Source: Governors' Report following discussions with Prefects as well as pictures taken by the children.
Staff Input - mapping SMSC throughout the Academic Curriculum - June 2018
In early June, staff met to collectively review the new Curriculum which had been introduced in September 2017. SMSC statements were revisited and Key Stage staff worked in groups to map out the Academic Curriculum provision to the various SMSC strands.
The following documents were produced as a result: