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SMSC

At Easington Academy we recognise that a student's personal development plays an important role in their ability to learn and achieve. Social, moral, spiritual and cultural (SMSC) themes permeate our curriculum, assemblies and 'Thought for the Day' programme.

We provide many ways for students to explore and develop morally, socially, spiritually and culturally. The activites listed below are a flavour of the SMSC learning we offer:

Supporting the work of Macmillan nurses by organising coffee mornings
RE and Citizenship GCSE lessons focus on community cohesion, tolerance and the benefits of living in a multi-faith, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society
Art exhibitions
Carousels on tone work of the police and other organisations that underpin British society
MFL club and language week assemblies
Visitors from faith communities in RE lessons
Annual visits to places of pilgrimage i.e. Holy Island
Key Stage 3 students visiting WWI battlefields
Writing to letters to local councillors to support Citizenship campaigns
Easington Academy has an extensive extra-curricular programme
The PE department runs a number of successful teams
An annual activities week in July
Students collecting 145 kg of food for Murton food bank in October 2015
Year 11 GCSE Citizenship students raised £230 for Tabitha’s Toys in November 2015