Calendar of Events

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Calendar of Events

Autumn term 2018

This list is not exhaustive and is a working document.

Date

Event

SMSC

Objective

 5.9.18

Keeping Safe Assembly

Social

Keeping safe in school.

10.9.18

LGBT assembly and Stonewall workshops

Social, Moral and Cultural

Appreciating differences, respecting others.

12/13.9.18

Year 3 Let’s walk Training

Social.

Road safety and awareness.

w/c 17.9.18

International Day of Sign Language

Social, Moral

Recognising the importance and the use of/ learning sign language.

24.9.18

Rev. Tina Upton Assembly Harvest

Moral and Spiritual

Talking to God.

24.10.18

(collection commences 19.9.18)

Harvest Festival

Produce donations for the local Food Bank.

Spiritual and Moral

To give thanks for the crops that have grown and to support the work of the local community to help the less fortunate.

26.9.18

E Safety training for

E safety Champions

Social and Moral

To raise awareness of safer internet use and the associated risks.

w/c24.9.18

European Day of Languages

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To celebrate the 6 000+languages spoken around the world and promote language learning.

26/27.9.18

Canal Barge trip (selected children)

Cultural

Appreciate how other people live/d.

1.10.18

Black History Month introductory assembly

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To promote and celebrate Black contributions to British society and foster an understanding of Black history in general

w/c1.10.18

Black History Month activities – all classes

8.10.18

NSPCC assembly

Social and Moral

Safeguarding.

8.10.18

NSPCC Y6 workshops

Social and Moral

Keeping safe/safeguarding.

15.10.18

E safety assembly

Social and Moral

To raise awareness of safer internet use and the associated risks.

15.10.18

African Dancing workshops

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To promote and celebrate Black contributions to British society and foster an understanding of Black history in general.

22.10.18

One World Week

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To raise awareness of global issues and encourage the community to take action locally.

26.10.18

Church service

Spiritual

Talking to God.

w/c 6.11.18

British Values week

Moral, Social and Cultural

Promote the core values of British Society and celebrate the diversity of Britain today.

 

 

 

12.11.18

Rev. Tina Upton Assembly

Moral and Spiritual

Talking to God.

w/c 6.11.18

Armistice Day

Minute silence 9.11.18

Poppy sale

Moral

To commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war.

w/c 11.11.18

National Anti Bullying week assembly and activities

Social and Moral

To work collectively to prevent bullying of all types and create the best world possible.

16.11.18

Blacon Awards

Cultural

Celebrating local successes

w/c 19.11.18

Inter Faith Week

Assembly (19.11.18)

Activities

Special lunch (23.11.18)

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To promote inter faith understanding and cooperation

3.12.18

Christmas Jumper Collection

Moral

Collecting pre-loved Christmas jumpers for those that are less fortunate than ourselves.

3.12.18

Community Carol Service

Spiritual

To welcome advent on prepare spiritually for Christmas.

3.12.18

Rev Tina assembly - advent

Spritual

To explore the meaning of advent.

w/c 10.12.18 and 19.12.18

Christmas Nativity and Christingle  Performances FS2 – Y6

Christmas Parties

Christmas Lunch

Panto

Spiritual, Cultural and Social.

To recognise Christmas as a celebration of God’s wonderful news.

 

 

 

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Calendar of Event

Spring and Summer term 2018

This list is not exhaustive and is a working document.

Date

Event

SMSC

Objective

15th-19th January

 

19th January

UNICEF awareness week

 

UNICEF assembly and charity event.

Social, Moral, Cultural

To celebrate the work that UNICEF does to protect children.

Raise money for UNISEF.

26th January

Australia day assembly and celebration Y1/2

Cultural

Whole school celebration of Australia day, looking at Australia over time.

29th – 2nd February

LGBT history week

Social

To promote tolerance and raise awareness of the successes of famous gay and lesbian people in history.

5th – 8th February

9th February

National Story Telling Week

Story telling assembly Y5

Social, Spiritual, Cultural.

The promotion of the oral tradition of story telling.

13th February

Shrove Tuesday

Spiritual, Cultural.

To understand the significance of Shrove Tuesday and the events leading up to Easter.

16th February

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Cultural

To celebrate the start of Chinese New Year.

26th- 9th March

 

 

9th March

Fairtrade Fortnight

 

 

Fair Trade assembly Y2

Moral, Cultural.

To promote and celebrate the principles and morals of Fair Trade.

1st March

World Book Day

Cultural

A celebration of books and reading.

2nd March

St David’s Day assembly Y4

Spiritual, Cultural.

To learn about St David and how the day is celebrated in Wales and the UK.

5th March

Rev. Tina Upton Assembly

Spiritual

Talking to God.

16th March

Democracy Project Meeting

Social, Moral.

Interschool project looking at Rights of the Child.

19th March

Nurturing Principles Week and assembly

Social, Moral, Cultural.

Looking at what the Nurture principles mean the children at The Arches and developing our own New Principles poster to share with stakeholders.

23rd March

Parents E Safety Workshop, in conjunction with the local police.

Moral and Social

To raise awareness of safer internet use and the associated risks.

29th March

Easter Collective Worship

Spiritual

To understand the significance and events of Holy Week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Term

17th– 20th April

British Values week

Moral, Social and Cultural

Promote the core values of British Society and celebrate the diversity of Britain today.

20th April

Queen Elizabeth Birthday lunch

Social

Celebrating The Queen’s Birthday

23rd April

St George’s Day collective Worship

Cultural, Spiritual.

To honour the English Patron Saint.

2nd May

Narrow Boat Trip KS1

Cultural

To experience life on a narrow boat.

30th April - 4th May

 

4th May

Children’s Book week

 

Children’s book week event.

Social, Cultural.

To inspire children and their parents to celebrate books and read for pleasure…

15th May

International Day of Families

Social

To reflect on the importance that the international community attaches to families as basic units of society as well as its concerns regarding their situation around the world.

21st May

21stMay – 15th June

 

15th June

Ramadan Collective Worship

Ramadam classroom based work

Y3 Ramadan assembly

Spiritual

To recognize the start of the Muslim month of fasting.

25th May

Royal Wedding celebration in Church

Social, Cultural, Moral, Spiritual.

To recognize the sanctity of marriage and celebrate the marriage of Prince harry and Megan Markle.

8th June

World Ocean’s Day

Moral, Cultural.

An opportunity to honour, help protect and conserve our world’s shared ocean.

9th June

Blacon History Festival

Social, Moral, Cultural.

A shared opportunity, across Blacon, to celebrated each time period in British history with dance, art and music.

11th June

Trooping of the Colour

Cultural

To honour the Queen’s birthday parade.

18th June

Road Safety Awareness Day

Social

To raise road safety awareness.

28th June

Democracy Celebration Day

Moral and Social

A day for the children involved in The Child’s Rights project to celebrate their work.

2nd – 6th July

Oxfam Water Week

Social, Moral, Cultural.

To provide an opportunity to learn and think critically about water issues, before taking informed and meaningful action.

11th July

Cheer up the lonely day.

Social, Moral, Cultural.

A chance to think about those who are lonely and the reasons for their loneliness. How can we help to eliminate loneliness? How do other cultures care for their elderly relatives?

18th July

Nelson Mandela International Day

Cultural, Social, Moral.

To encourage people everywhere to take responsibility for making the world a better place.

 

 

Autumn term 2017

This list is not exhaustive and is a working document.

Date

Event

SMSC

Objective

5.9.17

Keeping Safe Assembly

Social

Keeping safe in school.

11.9.17

LGBT assembly and Stonewall workshops

Social, Moral and Cultural

Appreciating differences, respecting others.

18.9.17

NSPCC assembly

Social and Moral

Safeguarding.

18.9.17

NSPCC Y5/6 workshops

Social and Moral

Keeping safe/safeguarding.

19/20.9.17

Year 3 Let’s walk Training

Social.

Road safety and awareness.

21.9.17

International Day of Peace

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

Commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace.

21.9.17

Dog safety workshops Y1

Social

Raise awareness of living with a dog safely.

25.9.17

Rev. Tina Upton Assembly

Moral and Spiritual

Talking to God.

26.9.17

E Safety training for

E safety Champions

Social and Moral

To raise awareness of safer internet use and the associated risks.

26.9.17

European Day of Languages

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To celebrate the 6 000+languages spoken around the world and promote language learning.

26.9.17

Canal Barge trip (selected children)

Cultural

Appreciate how other people live/d.

2.10.17

Black History Month introductory assembly

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To promote and celebrate Black contributions to British society and foster an understanding of Black history in general

6.10.17

Palatinate Black History Month celebration assembly

6.10.17

Democracy Project Meeting

Moral and Social

Blacon Education Village launch of 2017 2018 Project.

9.10.17

Mindfulness workshops

Y1-Y6

Social

Promoting positive mental health

9.10.17

E safety assembly

Social and Moral

To raise awareness of safer internet use and the associated risks.

13.10.17

Harvest Festival

Produce donations for the local Food Bank.

Spiritual and Moral

To give thanks for the crops that have grown and to support the work of the local community to help the less fortunate.

16.10.17

African Dancing workshops

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To promote and celebrate Black contributions to British society and foster an understanding of Black history in general.

18.10.17

Heart Math Workshops Y1 –Y6

Social

Promoting positive mental health and self-control.

23.10.17

One World Week

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To raise awareness of global issues and encourage the community to take action locally.

6.11.17

British Values week

Moral, Social and Cultural

Promote the core values of British Society and celebrate the diversity of Britain today.

10.11.17

Armistice Day

Minute silence

Poppy sale

Moral

To commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war.

13- 17.11.17

National Anti Bullying week assembly and activities

Social and Moral

To work collectively to prevent bullying of all types and create the best world possible.

13.11.17

Rev. Tina Upton Assembly

Moral and Spiritual

Talking to God.

17.11.17

Children in Need

Social and Moral

To think of those less fortunate than ourselves.

20-24.11.17

Inter Faith Week

Assemblies

Activities

Special lunch

Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual

To promote inter faith understanding and cooperation

27.11.17

Assembly to celebrate Human Right’s week

Social and Moral

To commemorate the day on which the United Nations assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. (actual date 10th December)

1.12.17

Democracy Meeting

Moral and Social

To exercise ones right to an opinion.

4.12.17

Christmas Jumper Collection

Moral

Collecting pre-loved Christmas jumpers for those that are less fortunate than ourselves.

4.12.17

Community Carol Service

Spiritual

To welcome advent on prepare spiritually for Christmas.

4.12.17

Rev Tina assembly - advent

Spritual

To explore the meaning of advent.

w/c 11.12.17 and 18.12.17

Christmas Nativity and Christingle Performances FS2 – Y6

Spiritual

To recognise Christmas as a celebration of God’s wonderful news.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016/2017

This list is not exhaustive and is a working document.

Date

Event

SMSC

Objective

12.9.16

Let’s walk Assembly

Social

Road safety and traffic awareness

15.9.16

Year 4 Let’s walk Training

Social

19.9.16

E Safety Assembly

Moral and Social

To raise awareness of safer internet use and the associated risks.

20.9.16

Parents E Safety Workshop

Moral and Social

To raise awareness of safer internet use and the associated risks.

23.9.16

Democracy Project meeting

Moral and Social

Blacon Education Village launch of Children’s’ Rights Project.

26.9.16

Staying Safe Assembly

Moral and Social

Safe and unsafe situations

5.10.16

Year 3 Singing Project at The Queens school

Cultural and Social

Raise aspirations and mix with children from other schools.

6.10.16

PSCO Bonfire safety talk

Moral and Social

Keeping safe on Bonfire night

10.10.16

LGBT assembly

Moral and Social

Celebrate diversity and underline that prejudice will not be tolerated.

14.10.16

Harvest Festival

Produce donations for the local Food Bank.

Spiritual and Moral

To give thanks for the crops that have grown and to support the work of the local community to help the less fortunate.

17.10.16

Rev Tina Assembly

Spiritual and Moral

Talking to God.

7.11.16

British Values week

Moral, Social and Cultural

Promote the core values of British Society and celebrate the diversity of Britain today.

11.11.16

Armistice Day

Minute silence

Poppy sale

Moral

To commemorate the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war.

14.11.16

National Anti Bullying week

Social and Moral

To work collectively to prevent bullying of all types and create the best world possible.

25.11.16

Democracy Project Day

Moral and Social

The Child’s Rights continued.

8.12.16

Christmas Jumper Collection

Moral

Collecting pre-loved Christmas jumpers for those that are less fortunate than ourselves.

w/c 13.12.16

Christmas Nativity and Christingle Performances FS2 – Y6

Spiritual

To recognise Christmas as a celebration of God’s wonderful news.

 

 

 

9.1.17

British Values week

Moral, Social and Cultural

Promote the core values of British Society and celebrate the diversity of Britain today.

27.1.17

Democracy Project Day

Moral and Social

The Child’s Rights continued.

28.1.17

Chinese New Year Celebration Meal

Cultural

To celebrate the new year and start of spring

30.1.17

National Story Telling Week

Cultural

Celebrating story telling from around the world.

7.2.17

Safer Internet Day

Moral and Cultural

Look at the use of the internet for good and bad.

6.2.17

Victorian Day Year 2

Cultural

Year 2 visit to Dunham Massey.

10.3.17

Democracy Project Day

Moral and Social

The Child’s Rights continued.

17.3.17

Fundraising Day

Moral and Social

Raising money for those less fortunate than ourselves.

22.3.17

Let’s Walk – Year 3 Training

Social

Road safety and traffic awareness

27.3.17

Easter workshops at

Holy Trinity Church

(Year 3 and 4)

Cultural, Spiritual and Moral

A series of workshops lead by Rev Tina to recognize the religious significance of Easter.

31.3.17

Easter Service

Cultural, Spiritual and Moral

To celebrate God’s good news.

24.4.17

St George’s Day celebration

Cultural

To honour the English patron saint.

27.4.17

‘The Lost Boy’

Workshop and performance

Cultural, Moral and Social

To highlight the plight of refugees and how they are portrayed in the media.

May/June 2017

‘Sing For Songbirds’ Project

inc. fundraising

Cultural, Moral and Social

To highlight the significant decline of songbirds and the resulting impact.

6.6.17

Observation of Minutes silence for Manchester Victims.

Moral and Social

To come together in an act of collective reflection.

13.6.17

Observation of Minutes silence for London Terror Victims.

Moral and Social

To come together in an act of collective reflection.

19.6.17

Chester University

‘Aim Higher’

Year 6 visit

Social and Cultural

To raise aspirations.

23.6.17

Town Hall visit by

Prime Minister and

Deputy Prime Minister

Moral and Social

To experience the inner workings of the Town Hall.

27.6.17

‘The TIG’

FS2

Social and Cultural

To challenge FS2 thinking about perceptions of reality.

1.7.17

Blacon Parade

Focus on Mental Health

Moral, Social and Cultural

To positively challenge stereo types about mental health.

7.7.17

Blacon Awards

Moral, Social and Cultural

Celebrating diversity and success within our community.

14.7.17

Grenfell Tower Charity Concert

Moral, Social and Cultural

To raise funds for those affected by the Grenfell tower disaster.

 

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