The quality of the school’s practice has been recognised through achievement of a number of national awards, all at the highest level.
Award applications are focused on key areas, in particular environmental / outdoor learning, which is central to our philosophy and practice.
The school currently holds the following awards:
Woodland Trust Green Tree School Platinum Award – July 2012
Council for Learning Outside the Classroom Gold Award – July 2014
Emma Schofield (Outdoor Learning Leader), 2014 Winner of LOtC ‘Inspiring Educator’ Award
RHS Level 5 School Gardening Award – July 2014
IAA Best Practice Award Winners ‘Achievements in Learning Beyond the Classroom’ 2014
RHS East Midlands in Bloom Gold Award and Winner of Best School Garden 2014
Artsmark Gold Award – July 2014
Healthy Schools Award – December 2014
EcoSchools Green Flag Award (our 7th) – June 2015
DEFRA National Pollinator Strategy Bees’ Needs Award Winner 2015
Primary Science Quality Mark Gold Award – September 2015
RHS East Midlands in Bloom Gold Award and Winner of Best School Garden 2016