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Ofsted Outstanding School 2012 | 2013

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural

Key Stage 3

In Key Stage 3, we follow the National Curriculum for Citizenship.

In Year 7, students will study Bullying and internet safety, World Religions, Evil and Suffering, Emotional Wellbeing, Buddhism and Relationships & Sex Education.

In Year 8, students will study Religion and Science, Equality, Healthy Lifestyles, Sikhism, Personal Finance and build up their Year 7 learning of Relationships & Sex Education.

Key Stage 4

Course Introduction: SMSC is focussed on developing students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural understanding. Students have one hour per week to study a range of topics where they are able to develop their own opinions on issues within the modern world and consider how and why others might hold differing opinions. The course develops students’ skills in analysis, debating and team work.

Course Outline:

Year 9 – Drugs Education, Christianity, Ethics, Being British, Peace and Conflict, Relationships and Sex Education

Year 10 – Careers, Finance, Online exploitation, Relationships and Sex Education

Year 11 – Careers, Online exploitation, Revision skills, Relationships and Sex Education

Progression and Careers: SMSC can follow onto A-Levels and university degrees. The subjects it would be beneficial to include Philosophy and Ethics, Law, Politics, Classics, History, Psychology and English. SMSC is transferable to a range of careers including: politician, historian, charity worker, careers in the army, lawyer, journalist, teacher, doctor, vet, working for large companies abroad and author.

Additional Information

Relationships and Sex Education Policy

Progression Mapping

Subject Progression Pathways – SMSC


Mrs A. Cordy – Curriculum Leader

Dr D. Allen – Assistant Principal responsible for SMSC


Closure to Year 9 and 10 – tomorrow and Friday

Posted: 18.03.20

Dear Parents and Carers We will be closed to all Year 9 and 10 students tomorrow and Friday (19th and

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Easter Term Dates

Posted: 03.03.20

Dear Parents and Carers, Given the differing term dates for Norfolk schools, I would like to remind you that Victory

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Victory Achieves Stonewall Champion Schools Silver Award

Posted: 09.01.20

Having been awarded the Stonewall Bronze Award in December 2018, we are now thrilled that Victory’s continuing commitment to the

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