The Outstanding World of SMSC in British Education

The Outstanding World of SMSC in British Education

So here is the first blog of my new/updated website and blog page. This blog will be focusing on me as a writer and content creator within the world of SMSC. One of the first questions I am asked is what is SMSC? SMSC stands for Social, Moral, Spiritual, Cultural...

October SMSC Update

The new academic year is most certainly underway. For some of us, there are thoughts of the October half term to look forward to.  It has been a topsy-turvy year for all those teaching and working in schools and not least the children and students who have been at the...

Forgiveness – is it really a gift?

I’ve always tried to believe that when exchanging gifts that ‘the pleasure was in the giving and not the receiving’. Of course, this works best, if at all, with tangible gifts though I throw in a caveat here as the intended reaction is of gratitude and not greed and...

Season for change.

I feel that we are in that in between stage that happens four times a year and is symbolised by the change of season.  We are midway between warm days and cold evenings and cold days and cold evenings. There is a gradual adaptation of this change and our senses are...

Belonging to a community.

The mean feature of my SMSC work, blog, book, guest on podcast, creating resources, training and discussion is centred around the mantra Community ~ Love ~ Collaboration.  At its heart, it means that working together with others with the shared goal to enhance...