ArtsMark GOLD Award 2013-2016
Artsmark is Arts Council England’s flagship programme which enables schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision. It is delivered by Trinity College London. Achieving Artsmark demonstrates that we:
- are forward thinking and open to development
- are committed to investing in our staff and young people
- are committed to listening to our pupils and providing opportunities for our community
- have an effective approach to building sustainable relationships with arts and cultural organisations
- value the arts and culture through a broad and balanced curriculum
To achieve Artsmark Gold, we had to undergo a rigorous application process, followed by a validation visit from a professional arts consultant.
Basic Skills Agency Quality Mark
The Basic Skills Quality Mark is an award that celebrates and supports continuous improvement in Literacy and Numeracy. It is awarded to a setting or school to recognise their provision, practice and performance in Literacy and Numeracy, and is valid for three years. A school or setting must demonstrate a whole school approach to improving standards in Literacy and Numeracy, with evidence of the impact and its approaches.
Investors In People Award
Since 1991 Investors in People has set the standard for better people management. With a community across 75 countries worldwide, successful accreditation against the Investors in People is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustainability. At the heart of Investors in People is a simple assessment framework which reflects the best practices of high performance working.
ICT Mark Award
The ICT marl is a national accreditation scheme which recognises schools for their achievements in reaching a standard of maturity in their use of technology, the ICT Mark is managed by Naace on Becta’s behalf.
Primary Quality Science Award at Silver level
The Primary Science Quality Mark has the following aims:
- To raise the profile of science in primary schools
- to encourage primary schools to increase the range and quality of teaching and learning in science
- to recognise, promote and spread good practice in science teaching and learning
- to provide a framework for evaluating, planning and developing the quality of science teaching and learning in primary schools
- to celebrate a commitment to excellence in science
Schools achieve the award through a process of initial audit, followed by action and reflection