SMSC

At The Priory School there are many ways that we ensure we are able to offer our students SMSC:

1.   The Spiritual development of our students is shown through:

  • P&E teaching in Year 7-11
  • P&E trips in Year 7 and Year 8
  • Assemblies
  • Form time activities including discussions and debate
  • Black history celebrations
  • Celebration and acknowledgement of festivals e.g. Eid, Ramadan, Diwali, Christmas etc
  • Creative work e.g. creative writing, artistic pieces
  • Bereavement group

2.   The Moral development of our students is shown through:

  • P&E teaching in Year 7-11
  • Ethics teaching in Year 12/13
  • Form time discussion around current affairs
  • Citizenship teaching in Key Stage 3
  • Sociology Key Stage 4 teaching
  • Psychology Key Stage 4 teaching
  • Assemblies
  • Year 9 Parliament trip and Year 11 EU House trip
  • Community and charity work
  • C System and R system
  • Inclusion week
  • World Challenge

3.   The Social development of our students is shown through:

  • Assemblies
  • Community and charity work
  • Level 2 Health training in Year 12
  • Sociology teaching at Key Stage 4
  • Citizenship teaching at Key Stage
  •  Trips e.g. Parliament trip, Natural History Museum, Harry Potter world, The British Education Museum
  • Residential trips e.g. Cuffley camp, Sorrento, Iceland
  • P&E teaching in Year 7-11
  • Show Racism the red card in Year 7
  • SEAL day in Year 7
  • Peer mentoring and Peer mediation
  • Drug awareness guest speaker in Year 10
  • Inclusion week
  • Black history celebrations
  • External competitions e.g. Robotics
  • Duke of Edinburgh award
  • World Challenge
  • Sporting opportunities e.g. Sports leaders, clubs, Olympics day, sport relief fun run etc

4.   The Cultural aspect of our students is shown through:

  • Citizenship teaching in Key Stage 3
  • P&E teaching in Year 7-11
  • Sociology teaching in Key Stage 4
  • Form time discussions around current affairs
  • Assemblies
  • Trips e.g. places of worship in Hitchin,  Hindu temple in Watford, Battlefields trip
  • Black history celebrations
  • Celebrations of different religious festivals e.g. Eid, Diwali, Ramadan, Christmas etc
  • Year 9 Parliament trip and Year 11 EU House trip
  • History teaching in Key Stage 3
  • History teaching in Year 12/13
  • Charity and community work
  • Sporting activities e.g. Sports leaders, clubs, Olympics day, sport relief fun run etc
  • Inclusion week
  • Show Racism the red card in Year 7