Cultural capital

Cultural capital is defined as the accumulation of knowledge, behaviours, and skills that a student can draw upon and which demonstrates their cultural awareness, knowledge and competence.

To Tudor Grange kingshurst: It is the key ingredients a student will draw upon to be successful in society, their career and the world of work. To level the playing field in the world of work for students with limited experiences.

Culture Capital is a broad term used and Kingshurst  Academy separates the term into 6 areas:

  1. Personal Development
  2. Social development
  3. Physical development
  4. Spiritual
  5. Moral
  6. Cultural
Careers and Information, advice and guidance provision

Employability skills

Personal, Social and Health Education curriculum

Transition support and induction

Work to develop confidence

public speaking clubs and interview skills workshops

Activities focused on building self-esteem

Mental Health & well-being provision

– Personalised Learning;

Form Time

PHSEE curriculum;

Form time curriculum;

Charity work and House fundraising activities

Student Voice – Student Parliament

Willows Access;

Outdoor Learning Centre Access

Healthy Schools’ Accreditation

Access to counselling

House competitions

Physical Education curriculum

Solihull Moors Academy links and activities;

Healthy Eating policies and catering provision;

Anti-bullying and safeguarding policies and strategies;

The health, drugs, alcohol, smoking and sex and relationships and elements of the PHSEE curriculum; Extra-curricular provision;

Extra curricular activities available for unstructured time, including after school;

Food preparation and nutrition curriculum

The Religious Education/Ethics and Ethical studies Curriculum;

Support for the expression of individual faiths;

School-linking activities – locally, nationally and internationally;

The Assembly programme;

The Religious Education/Ethics and Philosophy Curriculum;

Behaviour Management policies;

Contributions to local, national and international charitable projects;

Form time curriculum

Duke of Edinburgh programme;

Sports Leaders award

Access to the Arts;

Access to the languages and cultures of other countries through the curriculum and trips and visits;

Promotion of racial equality and community cohesion through the school’s ethos;

Co-operative values;

Assembly programme;

Form time curriculum;