Collective Worship guidance
The Guidance includes sections on: the legal requirements;
definitions of SMSC (social, moral, spiritual and cultural
development ) which Ofsted use for their school inspections,
creating a whole-school policy; planning successful collective
worship including half termly planning sheets; reflection and
prayer; the use of visitors; monitoring collective worship by
gathering evidence from staff and pupils; whole school evaluation;
suggested themes and ideas; dates, events and festivals through the
school year; useful web resources; and the Peterborough Agreed
Scheme for seeking a determination.
Collective Worship Scheme of Determination
Schools have a legal responsibility to offer collective worship
each day. Should they consider this is not appropriate they can
request the SACRE to determine whether this should be relaxed.
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Collective Worship Guidance
(87KB, 28 pages)
Withdrawal from Collective Worship
(22KB, 1 pages)