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Inspection of SMSC development

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Last updated on 23 June 2016
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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 SMSC development affects grading of overall effectiveness
  2. 2 Defining SMSC development
  3. 3 SMSC development in grade descriptors
  4. 4 No format for presenting information on SMSC to Ofsted
  5. 5 Demonstrating SMSC development: advice from an expert
  6. 6 Evidence of SMSC development: examples from 'outstanding' schools
  7. 7 Promoting British values through SMSC development

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