Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development

The spiritual development of pupils is shown by their;

Ability to be reflective about their own beliefs, religious or otherwise, which inform their perspective on life and their interest in and respect for different peoples faiths, feelings and values.

Collective worship

  • Speakers of different faiths into assemblies. Sikh, Christian
  • Strong links with Street Pastors
  • MFL – European week European trips including Berlin, Ardeche, Ski trip, Barcelona, Rome, Iceland
  • French Club for years 7 + 8
  • Creative writing club
  • Instrumental lessons for students in drums, keyboard, guitar, violin, cello, brass. Duke of Edinburgh award
  • Celebration of religious days from around the world in assemblies.
  • Tolerance Week
  • Deaf awareness week
  • Theatre trips
  • Artsaward
  • School production
  • Royal marine band ‘Sunset’ played every Tuesday and Friday at the end of the day as a mark of respect and reflection

Sense of enjoyment and fascination in learning about themselves, others and the world around them.

  • Foreign trips (see above)
  • MFL – European week
  • Business – Enterprise Week G
  • eography field trips – Studland + Lulworth Cove
  • Music instrumental lessons – see above
  • Singing lessons
  • Iknow tutor programme – cultural literacy
  • Cultural Citizenship Years 7, 8 and 9
  • College taster day visits for Year 10
  • Prefect team building days
  • Careers evenings
  • PE – sports teams and extra curricular clubs
  • Construction – trips to building sites and mentoring sessions with professionals S
  • chool play and rock challenge
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Theatre trips

Use of imagination and creativity in their learning

  • Guided learning
  • Flip learning
  • Investigate sessions
  • RWC programme
  • Themed weeks – European week, Enterprise week, Tolerance week
  • Field trips + Museum visits
  • Instrumental lessons (see above)
  • Irevise (Year 10)
  • Duke of Edinburgh award
  • Theatre trips
  • School production and rock challenge

The moral development of students is shown by their

Ability to recognise the difference between right and wrong, readily apply this understanding in their own lives, and in so doing respect the civil and criminal law of England

  • Internet safety and the consequence of their actions online – PSHE programme
  • Social networking /chat rooms / privacy settings digital footprints – PSHE programme Social media awareness evening
  • Restorative practice – bullying
  • Remembrance Assembly Enterprise week – where a proportion of profits go to Charity.
  • Clear school behaviour procedures in place with rewards and sanctions.
  • Jankers
  • Tolerance week
  • Britishness week
  • Healthy living – drugs and alcohol – PSHE programme
  • Stoptober
  • Antibullying week

Understanding of the consequences of their behaviour and actions

  • Internet safety and the consequence of their actions online – PSHE programme
  • Social networking /chat rooms / privacy settings digital footprints – PSHE programme
  • Social media awareness evening
  • Restorative practice – bullying
  • Use of Police liaison officer to speak to students at the request of the school
  • School sanctions and EduK8 timetables.
  • Stars / superstars and learning blockers in assemblies
  • Hot 100
  • School rewards based upon achieving set criteria – Party in the Park, Winter Wonderland, R Fest
  • Passport to the Prom
  • Stoptober – tutor programme and assemblies
  • Anti bullying week ​

Interest in investigating and offering reasoned views about moral and ethical issues, and being able to understand and appreciate the viewpoints of others on these issues.

  • Iknow
  • PSHE
  • Tolerance week
  • Collective worship – daily moment for reflection
  • Investigate lessons

The social development of students is shown by their;

Use of a range of social skills in different contexts, including working and socialising with pupils from different religious, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. ​

  • Able linguist’s event with Southampton FC
  • Year 8 trip Mary Rose
  • Geography fieldtrips
  • Foreign trips – Ardeche / Rome / Berlin / Barcelona / Iceland / China
  • Interschool competitions and PE fixtures
  • Mock interview day and careers interviews
  • Prefect teambuilding day (Bushcraft)
  • City wide Maths day
  • Theatre trips
  • Lead learners / Tutor representatives / Year group captains
  • More able University visits
  • College taster days 

Willingness to participate in a variety of communities and social settings, including by volunteering, cooperating well with others and being able to resolve conflicts effectively.

  • Foreign trips
  • School camp – Year 7
  • Duke of Edinburgh award
  • Senior citizens party
  • Prefect team building day
  • Student leadership team
  • Construction – trips to building sites and mentoring with construction professionals
  • College taster days – Year 10
  • Festival of performing arts

Acceptance and engagement with the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. The pupils develop and demonstrate skills and attitudes which will allow them to fully participate in, and contribute positively to life in modern Britain. ​

  • Religious speakers in assemblies
  • World religious days recognised and celebrated within assemblies
  • Year 10 trip to Winchester Cathedral
  • Year 9 trips to Gurdwaras
  • Personal development days led by City Mission
  • Foreign trips
  • Britishness week
  • Redbridge School British values
  • Tolerance week
  • Visits from foreign teachers
  • Foreign students visiting the school and integrating amongst the school community ​

The cultural development of students is shown by their

Understanding and appreciation of the wide range of cultural influences that have shaped their own heritage and that of others. ​

  • Victoria and Albert Museum art trips
  • World book day
  • Foreign trips
  • Construction – visits to building sites
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Britishness week
  • Mary Rose trip
  • British values
  • Wonder videos during assembly
  • Iread Languages week ​

Willingness to participate in, and respond to artistic, sporting and cultural opportunities ​

  • Sports Day
  • City Championships
  • A wide range of extra-curricular clubs available
  • Foreign trips
  • Geography field trips
  • Mary Rose trip
  • Visits to construction sites
  • European week
  • Foreign landmarks posters
  • Music – instrumental and singing lessons
  • Live lounge
  • Senior citizens party
  • Rock challenge
  • School play
  • Links with Southampton FC
  • Sports award evening
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • UK Maths challenge
  • Theatre trips ​

Interest in exploring, understanding of, and respect different faiths, and cultural diversity, and the extent to which they understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity, as shown by their tolerance and attitudes towards different religious, ethnic and socio-economic groups in the local, national and global communities. ​

  • Speakers of different faiths in assemblies
  • Trips to Winchester Cathedral (year 10) and local Gurdwaras (year 9)
  • Year 9 personal development day run by Christian organisation, City Mission.
  • European week
  • Foreign trips
  • Collective worship – daily moment for reflection
  • Music – singing club /steel pans / guitar club / school concert
  • PSHE – celebration of religious festivals and days of importance

Knowledge of Britain’s democratic parliamentary system and its central role in shaping our history and value, and in continuing to develop our country. ​

  • Britishness week
  • British values
  • School democratic processes including elections and votes

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