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Awards

Primary Science Quality Mark

GOLD Level - Awarded May 2017

Subject Leader – Mr Woollard

 

The Primary Science Quality Mark is an award scheme to enable primary schools across the UK to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their science provision. Schools can achieve bronze, silver and gold awards.

 

School’s take part in PSQM Assessment

  • Because it will raise the profile of science in your school
  • Because it will systematically evaluate and develop all aspects of science teaching and learning in your school
  • Because up to two members of staff will take part in a year-long CPD programme that will develop leadership skills
  • Because you will join a local hub of science subject leaders working for a PSQM award
  • Because it publicly celebrate your school's commitment to excellent primary science
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International Schools Award

Intermediate Level - Awarded January 2017

Subject Leader – Mrs David

 

International education enriches teaching and learning. It introduces educators to new practices and perspectives, furthering their professional development and raising teaching standards. It gives young people a window into different cultures and countries, helping them develop as responsible global citizens and preparing them for life and work in a global society.

 

The International School Award provides a supportive and motivational framework to guide your international learning activities and helps you gain recognition for your ongoing international work. It can support schools at any stage of their international journey and can be adapted to any curriculum.

 

The Intermediate level of the International School Award is for schools already working on international activities. It is ideal for schools that:

  • have made links with other schools overseas and have worked on collaborative projects
  • have shared educational practice with partners overseas and are implementing changes across the school
  • are raising awareness of global issues amongst students
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Music Mark

Awarded September 2016

Subject Leader – Mrs Anthony

 

International education enriches teaching and learning. It introduces educators to new practices and perspectives, furthering their professional development and raising teaching standards. It gives young people a window into different cultures and countries, helping them develop as responsible global citizens and preparing them for life and work in a global society.

 

The International School Award provides a supportive and motivational framework to guide your international learning activities and helps you gain recognition for your ongoing international work. It can support schools at any stage of their international journey and can be adapted to any curriculum.

 

The Intermediate level of the International School Award is for schools already working on international activities. It is ideal for schools that:

  • have made links with other schools overseas and have worked on collaborative projects
  • have shared educational practice with partners overseas and are implementing changes across the school
  • are raising awareness of global issues amongst students
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School Games Mark

Awarded September 2016

Subject Leader – Mr Doyle

 

The School Games Mark is a Government led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community. Schools in England are able to assess themselves across bronze, silver and gold levels.

 

The Mark is a retrospective award which will validate your success over the ongoing academic year. Therefore, it's important to familiarise yourself with the criteria documents made available in January each year.

 

The School Games can help your students:

  • Become more determined and demonstrate resilience
  • Understand and demonstrate the importance of respect for others
  • Learn to develop self-control and manage emotions
  • Experience being part of a team and understand their contribution to it
  • Win with pride and lose with grace
  • Learn the importance of practice and preparation
  • Learn how to set realistic goals and work towards achieving them
  • Aspire to improve and challenge themselves
  • Have fun and enjoy themselves!
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