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Outstanding SMSC Across the Primary Curriculum

An inspiring and practical INSET to support you with Social Moral Spiritual and Cultural development across your school. Your team will gain the tools and knowledge to evaluate their provision and encourage children to take an active role in their learning. Our INSET days are available in-school, via livestream, or delivered with a blend of an on-demand recorded training course (of your choice) followed by time with our consultant in person or via a live link.

  • Practical and informative
  • Provides guidance on Ofsted
  • Achievable ways to engage and inspire
  • Provides outstanding strategies

About this INSET

This SMSC INSET training for primary teachers will provide you with the tools and knowledge to evaluate provision across you school. Experience a day full of practical games and ideas to use straight away that will encourage children to take an active role in their learning.

This INSET has been updated to take account of the 2021 RSHE requirements, and Ofsted’s latest thinking following their 2020-1 subject inspections and their research review series.

  • Understand how Ofsted will evaluate schools’ provision for SMSC, including fundamental British Values, and exploring common SMSC misconceptions
  • Consider how pupils develop respect for others from different faiths and cultures
  • Discover how to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of your SMSC provision
  • Discuss how to use talk led, active and collaborative approaches to enrich and develop SMSC
  • Explore effective ways to develop pupils’ resilience and thinking skills
  • Generate ideas for ways to improve your staff and pupils’ wellbeing

You will gain a clear understanding of how Ofsted will evaluate schools’ provision for Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development, including fundamental British Values.


This course is appropriate for primary schools.

  • SMSC Leaders
  • Senior Leadership Team
  • Teachers & TAs - EYFS, Key Stage 1 (KS1) & Key Stage 2 (KS2) 

Download a one-page overview of this INSET

What teachers say

"A great insight into SMSC that has provided clarity and lots of ideas. Excellent resources and practical aspects!" Emily Ritchie, Phase Leader, The Grange Primary School


"Stimulating and inspiring day full of practical activities and times for reflection of current practice in our schools." Joanne Gay, Deputy Headteacher, The Study Preparatory

How this works in your school

One of our friendly Consultants would be happy to come to your school to deliver this INSET training.  

  • Our Consultant would contact you to discuss your focus for the training 
  • We would tailor the content according to your specific needs 
  • Each member of your team would receive their own resource pack

Our INSET price varies depending on the number of staff attending. You may choose to open the training up to your Teaching Assistants and have a whole staff training experience. Or, you may wish to aim the training simply at your teaching staff.

Whatever you choose, we would ensure that our training targets all staff attending and that your staff receive an inspiring and engaging session. Please fill out the enquiry form below if you wish to find out more and receive a quote.

Contact Us

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