North Star Academy

Reshaping the future


What is SMSC?

Spiritual: The opportunity to explore beliefs, experience and faiths, feelings and values; enjoy learning about oneself, others and the surrounding world; use imagination and creativity and reflect on experiences.

Moral: The opportunity to learn what is right and wrong and respect the law; understand consequences; investigate moral and ethical issues and offer reasoned views.

Social: The opportunity to use a range of social skills to participate in the local community and beyond; appreciate diverse viewpoints; participate, volunteer and cooperate; resolve conflict.

Cultural: The opportunity to explore and appreciate cultural influences; appreciate the role of Britain’s parliamentary system; participate in cultural opportunities; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity.

What is our Policy?




During the passage of the Children and Social Work Act in 2017, the government recognised that there was a compelling case to make Relationships Education for all primary pupils and Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) for all secondary pupils compulsory through regulations, and to consider the status of Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) or elements of the subject for all state-funded pupils.

What is our Policy?