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Nursery School

Where Happy Children Learn

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development

SMSC stands for Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development. All schools in England must sow how well their pupils develop in SMSC.



Explore beliefs and expereinces; respect faiths, feelings and values; enjoy learning about oneself, others and the surrounding world; use imagination and creativity; reflect.



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



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



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


At Ashworth Nursery School we have a thoughtful and wide-ranging promotion of pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development through our carefully planned curriculum. See our  SMSC Provision Map below: 

SMSC Provision Map