Pupil Premium Awards 2015
Whitgreave Junior School has recently been awarded the sum of £1000, for the achievement of a Pupil Premium Award 2015, by the Rt Hon David Laws MP, Minister of State for Schools.
The school has been selected due to the fact that it has been identified as one of the most improved schools in the country, in terms of the attainment and progress of disadvantaged pupils.
A fantastic achievement!
Primary Science Quality Mark Award Award
Whitgreave is very pleased to announce the achievement of the Primary Science Quality Mark.
School achieved this award on 30th April 2015, in recognition of the improving provision, practice and performance in respect of the teaching and learning in Science across school.
‘Thank you for sharing all your hard work. Children at your school have a wide variety of experiences linked to their science curriculum and are well motivated in their learning.’ (KP Hodgetts – External Assessor)
At Whitgreave, our ‘Eco-Warriors’ meet on a fortnightly basis, to work towards the achievements of various Eco Projects.
Our Warriors plan and deliver activities within the school grounds and also, within the local community, often working with Eco-Council pupils from other local schools.
School has recently been awarded the ‘Silver Eco-Award’ and the Warriors now working towards achieving the Gold Award.
Basic Skills Award – English and Maths
Whitgreave Junior School is very pleased to announce the recent achievement of the Basic Skills Quality Mark.
School achieved this award on 11th March 2015, in recognition of the improving provision, practice and performance in respect of the ‘basic skills’ of Literacy and Numeracy. The Basic Skills Quality Mark is awarded for three years.
‘Congratulations to the whole staff team at Whitgreave School for their daily, excellent teaching of basic skills. The school was very well prepared for the visit. A wide range of up to date evidence had been gathered against each of the Quality Mark standards. The synopsis of developments in each area was particularly useful. The school clearly meets the standards required and the Quality Mark has successfully been awarded.’ Mr Nigel Edge – External Assessor
Investors In People Award – Gold Standard!
Working as part of a team is of paramount importance to all at Whitgreave. All stakeholders, including pupils, parents, staff, The Governing Board and all other partners in education, work very closely together, in order to give our pupils the very best.
Therefore, Whitgreave Junior School is very pleased to announce the recent achievement of the Investors in People Award.
School achieved this award in March 2016, in recognition of all of the work carried out within school to develop and enhance all aspects of teamwork. We are all very proud of this achievement, as Team Whitgreave achieved the GOLD Standard!
‘It was clear that people we spoke to believe Whitgreave Junior School is a great place to work and this is a direct result of ongoing improvements. You have developed a culture that values the contribution of every individual and one in which people are motivated to fulfil their potential.’ IIP External Assessors
Dyslexia Friendly Status
At Whitgreave, we have worked really hard to gain the British Dyslexia Award Quality Mark. We have achieved this award because we strongly believe that by implementing the actions to support our Dyslexic children, we can also benefit all learners within our school.