Ofsted Guidance on SMSC

If you're looking for Ofsted guidance on SMSC in primary and secondary schools - then you've come to the right place!

We've put together presentations which highlight SMSC in the 2012 Inspection Framework and the Subsidiary Guidance.

(Use the navigation buttons at the bottom of the presentation to move to the next slide.)

We've also put together a list of links to relevant websites (and documents) which should help you:

The Ofsted framework for school inspection from January 2012.

A booklet, originally part of the Ofsted training course in the inspection of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development (SMSC).


Extracts on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) from Ofsted Subsidiary Guidance issued to inspectors January 2012 with pictures and resource ideas from SLN.

The low-down on inspections- Jan Webber highlights the key changes – and the areas still to be hammered out – in the latest Ofsted framework which comes into effect from January 2012.