Event timings: 10am - 2:30pm (refreshments from 9:30am)

Keynote speaker: ‘The Power of Stories’ - Michelle Mangal

This will be followed by a practical session, and an introduction to Go-Givers - a comprehensive SMSC package for primary and middle schools.

‘Alternative approaches with using stories to enhance SMSC in the classroom’ - Victoria Quijada

An introduction to the National SMSC Quality Mark. This self-review tool has been designed in collaboration with the leading SMSC education consultants from around the country. It helps practitioners review their schools’ provision for pupils’ SMSC development.

Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Reflect on the contribution of SMSC to learning and attainment
  • Consider how the literacy curriculum can be enriched to prepare pupils for the modern world
  • Learn how to use puppets to develop and tell stories
  • Discover how stories can both entertain and provide answers to difficult questions.
  • Gain an insight into how stories can promote dialogue and open-mindedness
  • Appreciate how stories can demonstrate that people (characters) of different races/ religions/ abilities have human characteristics that we all share
  • Learn how fiction can promote tolerance
  • Share and discuss good practice
  • Plan for improvements in their own school

£175 per delegate.

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