Artsmark 2014 – 2017
This is a national award scheme managed by Arts Council England. The scheme recognises settings with a high level of provision in the arts.
Happiness and Well-being Award 2016 – 2019
Schools are in a prime position to promote the ‘well-being’ of all members of the school community through a whole school approach.
This award is a natural development of the ‘Devon Healthy Schools Award’ and the National Healthy Schools Programme.
The ‘Happiness and Well-being Award’ focuses on the 5 strategic areas of:
• Management of the school community’s happiness and well-being
• School culture
• Happiness and well-being curriculum
• Care and well-being within the school community
• Active partnerships to promote happiness and well-being.
National Leader in Education and National Support School
Sue Jezard was awarded National Leader of Education in March 2014. National leaders of education are outstanding headteachers who, together with the staff in their schools designated national support schools, use their skills and experience to support schools in challenging circumstances. In addition to leading their own schools, NLEs work to increase the leadership capacity of other schools to help raise standards.
Ofsted: This is an outstanding school – October 2012
“Strong leadership from the executive headteacher, supported by the governing body, the head of teaching and learning, and the staff has led to significant improvements …
Pupils’ progress by the end of Year 6 is now outstanding …
Children make an excellent start in Reception …
Teaching is outstanding and pupils’ learning is checked carefully so that work is at the right level. Pupils are absorbed in their work …
Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding and they flourish within a very caring and supportive environment. Pupils report they feel very safe in the school …”