Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Development (SMSC) is identified in the OFSTED evaluation schedule for assessing the overall effectiveness of a school. SMSC learning has the potential to enrich young people’s lives, by getting “to the heart of what it is to be human”. But all too often, we hear from schools that SMSC provision is marginalised, and that they would like to reflect more deeply on how to integrate this aspect of learning.
Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah recognise this as both a need and an opportunity. We are inviting primary schools in the Leeds area to join a research project to explore and test a new model of participatory theatre and digital resources as a tool for strengthening SMSC provision.
Working as part of a research cohort between November 2017 and March 2018, schools will have the opportunity to:
Our research project will be based on two elements:
Read our interview with Blahs Artistic Director Deborah Pakkar-Hull or download this briefing document to find out more.
Schools/teachers interested in joining the research cohort are invited to contact Blahs Artistic Director Deborah Pakkar-Hull for an initial discussion/ further information on 0113 426 2767 or email firstname.lastname@example.org