Speaker's School Council Award
Highly Commended - Awarded September 2017
Subject Leader – Miss Ballantyne
The Speaker's School Council Award is an annual competition for School Council's to show how they are making a daily impact in their schools. Miss Ballantyne has worked with the School Council to try and develop awareness and action linked to road safety outside our school.
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
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:
Awarded September 2016
Subject Leader – Mrs Anthony
Music Mark is a membership organisation for Music Services and/or Lead Organisations of a Music Education Hub, their teaching and support teams, their partners and their schools. The aim is to enable the delivery of high-quality musical and social outcomes for all children and young people.
Music Mark hopes to continue raising the status and value of music in a broad and balanced education through:
School Games Mark
Awarded September 2016/September 2017
Subject Leader – Mr Doyle/Mrs David
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:
Basic Skills Quality Mark (BSQM)
First Awarded - 2003/Currently on 5th Accreditation
Subject Leader – Mrs David
The Primary Quality Mark award was first developed in 1997, with the help of local education authorities and primary schools throughout England and Wales, to provide a framework that would promote, support and celebrate the improvement of english and mathematics in schools.
The 10 Primary Quality Mark elements are:
The Primary Quality Mark process involves the whole school community in self-review and targeted intervention.