Rolls Royce 2015
A national competition, there were 9 finalists in 2014-2015, of which only 2 were primary schools!
The Rolls-Royce Science Prize is an annual awards programme that helps teachers implement science teaching ideas in their schools and colleges.
The prize recognises and rewards excellence in Science teaching across the full spectrum of teaching, from special education needs to high ability pupils. It also promotes innovative and sustainable strategies for teaching science which addresses a specific need in the schools or colleges and at the same time contributes to teachers’ continuing professional development.
Find out more about our whole school entry here or head off and explore "Out of this World" for yourself!
Space Education Quality Mark
We are one of the first 3 primary schools in the UK to be awarded this quality mark!
The Space Education Quality Mark (SEQM) is an award given to schools that have shown significant use of the context of space in STEM subjects, have worked with other organisations, shared resources and used space to enrich the curriculum.
The SEQM is funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and run by the European Space Education Resources Office in the UK (ESERO-UK).
In 2013, ESERO-UK took on the legacy of the of the Leading Space Education programme, with a view to increase the number of secondary schools achieving the Space Education Quality Mark and extend the programme into primary schools.
Arts Council (Artsmark) - Silver
Artsmark is Arts Council England’s flagship programme to enable schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision. It is delivered by Trinity College London and 10 regional Bridge organisations drive participation. Any school, college or youth justice organisation in England can apply for Artsmark.
Artsmark is nationally recognised as demonstrating excellence in arts and cultural provision. Holding Artsmark status demonstrates that a school values and promotes the arts and culture and promotes students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
The National Healthy Schools Programme (NHSP) is a joint Department of Health and Department for Children, Schools and Families project intended to improve health, raise pupil achievement, improve social inclusion and encourage closer working between health and education providers. It has four themes, each with its own criteria:
- Personal, Social and Health Education: It provides young people with knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes to make informed decisions about their lives;
- Healthy Eating: includes healthy and nutritious foods being made in school canteens and available in schools as well as enabling young people to make informed decisions about healthy food;
- Physical Activity: encourages young people to do physical activity as well as being given opportunities to be physically active. It helps understanding on how physical activity can make people healthier and can improve life as well as being part of it;
- Emotional Health and Well-being: including bullying, how to express feelings build confidence and emotional strength as well as supporting emotional health through counselors and chaplains - the promotion of positive emotional health and well being.
The School Games Mark Silver Award
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.
School commits that at least 90% of pupils undertake at least 2 hours high quality PE and school sport each week. This includes both curriculum and out of hours clubs based at school.
Find out more about our after school clubs here.
The award for schools with good use of technology to support teaching, learning and school administration. Deservedly popular with schools wanting to demonstrate both effective and mature use of technology.