Personal Development

SMSC & Cultural Capital

Year 7

  • Community participation
  • Questions about belief and identity
  • Islamic teachings
  • Islamic culture
  • Tolerance, respect, liberty, democracy
  • Christian communities, Parliament and law
  • Fairness and equality
  • Christian teachings and actions
  • Christian culture
  • Respect, tolerance, individual liberty, Rule of law
  • Legal system, right to protest
  • Mindfulness
  • Buddhist culture

Year 8

  • Community participation and responsibility, human and animal rights
  • Ethical dilemmas and discussion
  • Hindu teachings and application
  • Hindu culture
  • Tolerance, respect, liberty, Democracy
  • Legal system, antisemitism
  • Jewish teachings and application
  • Jewish culture

Year 9

  • Genocide and bystander effect
  • Mediation and reconciliation
  • Responsibility to protect others, discrimination and prejudice
  • Judaism, keeping faith in difficult times
  • Modern day genocide and consequences
  • Tolerance, respect, liberty, Democracy
  • medical ethics
  • legal system
  • Ethical dilemmas
  • Religious teachings, value of life
  • Respect, tolerance, individual liberty, Rule of law
  • Respect, tolerance, individual liberty, Democracy, rule of law

Linking Curriculum to Careers

Year 7

  • understanding differing views/working alongside others in all careers
  • Community action opportunities
  • Social work
  • Analysing opinions and weighing evidence
  • Understanding legal system, Law
  • Dealing with stress
  • Counselling and psychology
  • Legal and penal support work

Year 8

  • understanding differing views/working alongside others in all careers
  • NGOs and other charity work
  • Campaigning and journalism
  • Careers in politics/activism
  • Careers in politics/activism
  • teaching

Year 9

  • understanding differing views/working alongside others in all careers
  • Mediation work
  • Journalism
  • Social work
  • teaching
  • Law and advocacy
  • Careers in medicine/nursing
  • policing