Stannington Infant School has been recognised as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2007 and 2009.
Basic Skills quality Mark
The Basic Skills Agency Quality Mark is awarded to schools that reach a specified standard in Literacy and Numeracy. The Quality Mark has been awarded to Stannington Infant School on 3 occasions.
Stannington Infant School achieved National Healthy Schools Status (NHSS) through focussing on four criteria areas:
• Personal, social and health education including sex and relationship and drugs education
• Healthy eating
• Physical activity
• Emotional health and well-being
Investors in People
Successful accreditation against the Investors in People Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustainability.
Stannington Infant School was pleased to receive Investors in People Status.
Artsmark award celebrates schools that champion the arts and strive for excellence in their provision. As well as recognising schools that make the arts come alive, the Artsmark award is a useful, practical and valuable tool for enriching a school’s arts provision.
Eco School Green Flag Award
This is the highest Eco Award . Our school had to demonstrate that we
• Have an Eco-Committee that meets at least once every half term
• Completed an Environmental Review covering the Eco-Schools nine topics and green procurement policy topics
• Sustainability covered in at least three curriculum areas
• Involving the whole school and wider community
• Have an agreed and displayed Eco-Code
Stannington Infant School was awarded an activemark in recognition of the schools commitment to promoting the benefits of physical activity and school sport. Our pupils receive two hours of high quality PE per week plus daily exercise through our playground activities and during our annual Healthy Week.
ESCAL accredited school and Communication friendly Schools Award
ESCAL is the award winning City-Wide Literacy Strategy ensuring that ‘Every Sheffield Child is Articulate and Literate’. The Communication Friendly School Audit, which has been adopted nationally, is an important tool for senior leadership teams in schools to use in reviewing and evaluating current practice in terms of their three wave approach.
Sing Up GOLD
To achieve a Sing Up Award you need to prove that singing is embedded within your whole school through strategic planning, teaching and learning and shared singing opportunities. Stannington Infant School was delighted to achieve Gold Sing up.