Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

Cultural education, religious education and collective worship, promoting British values and citizenship in schools.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Religious education in English schools
  2. Promoting fundamental British values through SMSC
  3. National curriculum in England: citizenship programmes of study
  1. Music and Dance Scheme: funding for students

    Financial help with sending your child to a specialist school for young musicians and dancers

    • Answer
  2. SMSC requirements for independent schools

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. London school helps to shape Relationships and Sex education

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  2. Department for Education launches Commonwealth education pack

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  3. Pupils from across the country celebrate Mandarin success

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  4. Relationships and Sex Education for the 21st Century

    • Department for Education
    • News story
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Policy and engagement

  1. GCSE and A level reform: religious studies
  1. PSHE and SRE in schools: government response

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
  2. 2010 to 2015 government policy: arts and culture

    • Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Department for Education
    • Policy paper
  3. Moving More, Living More: Olympic and Paralympic Games legacy

    • Cabinet Office, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, Department for Education, Department for Transport, and Department of Health and Social Care
    • Policy paper
  4. Cultural education

    • Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Department for Education
    • Policy paper
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Transparency

  1. Developing character skills in schools

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  2. Social enterprise as a vehicle for raising students’ achievement

    • Ofsted
    • Research
  3. Survey - competitive school sport

    • Ofsted
    • Research
  4. Citizenship consolidated? A survey of citizenship in schools

    • Ofsted
    • Research
  5. Religious education: realising the potential

    • Ofsted
    • Research
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