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Inspection of SMSC development

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Last updated on 16 June 2017
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How will Ofsted evaluate SMSC development? We cite the School Inspection Handbook to explain how a school's provision for spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development affects inspectors' judgements. You will also find examples of evidence for SMSC development from ‘outstanding’ schools.

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Contents

  1. 1 Affect on overall effectiveness
  2. 2 Definition
  3. 3 Grade descriptors
  4. 4 Demonstrating development
  5. 5 Examples from 'outstanding' schools
  6. 6 Promoting British values

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