Best Attendance class award
Creative thinking, evaluating information and finding solutions. sharing new ideas. This can also be awarded for adapting and developing communication skills in general terms through speech, language and signing or supporting this development in others.
Humility, having a modest view of your own importance, showing respect and good manners to others. Being a caring thinker and having sensitivity to global concerns.
Enthusiasm and zest, maintaining a positive mental attitude. Being thankful, showing appreciation and returning kindness. Having a strong desire to achieve goals and knowing who good role models are.
Development of skills in use of computing devices, writing, editing and producing documents, using programmable objects and inputting data into grids or spreadsheets to perform tasks. Developing their learning with online resources and using the internet safely to support their learning.
Karen Hopper Business and Enterprise
Being innovative and taking risks. Understanding how business works to make profits. Considering advantages and disadvantages before trying new ideas. Making decisions to meet expectations. Recognising and applying new ideas appropriately to build success.
Applying creative thinking to develop appropriate solutions, fresh ideas changes of perspective. Making connections between ideas. Recognising differences and similarities and suggesting different possibilities.
Always on time to school and lessons. Accepts responsibility for their actions and tasks. Manages time effectively and shows confidence. A reflective learner who can identify what etc wrong and what to do next. They are adaptable and independent.
Respectful of the ideas of others, willing to cooperate with others and work together. Able to come to an agreement through discussion. Gets their point across and convinces others to agree. Aware that we mutually rely on each other.
Awarded for outstanding efforts in sport and leisure activities, maybe gaining in skills or confidence or being an excellent team member supporting others. They may have represented the school or been a consistent support at clubs. They may also have excelled in Real PE skills.
This award celebrates personal achievements in creative and/or performing arts, encompassing Art and Design, Drama and performance. This student may have excelled in one of these areas or found new confidence to express themselves through the Arts. This may also be related to Arts Award and challenge curriculum.
Maths Star of the Year
Outstanding efforts and/or achievements in Maths / numeracy. Not just in academic progress but in growth and application of skills in this subject and beyond. This may be outside of Maths lessons in cross curricular areas. They may be an ambassador for the subject.
English Star of the Year
Outstanding efforts and/or achievements in English. Not just in academic progress but in growth and application of skills in this subject. This may be outside of English lessons in cross curricular areas. They may be an ambassador for the subject.
Scientist of the Year
Outstanding efforts and/or achievements in science. Not just in academic progress but in growth and application of skills in this subject. This may be outside of science lessons in a wider sense.
A great thinker or thoughtful contributor to thoughts and discussions on big ideas. They may have clearly achieved great result as a creative, collaborative, critical or co-operative thinker. They are a growing enquirer.
Values Star Award
For a pupil who has clearly represented one, or several of our new values: Community, Respect, Wellbeing, Creativity and Growth.
Ben Evans Resilience
This is awarded for determination, tenacity and grit in a particular problem area or challenge that they have faced. It can be for adapting to a new situation, facing a new challenge or overcoming and coping with something difficult in their lives, personal or otherwise. They have, like Ben, kept positive and optimistic despite the challenge they had to scale. Ben was an example to us all, might this person also be a great example to others?
Kendrick Award for Special Achievement
This award is more focused and specific than the Joblin Award. It is presented to a student who has achieved success in a specific area through persistence and hard work. They may have achieved a wonderful result or turned themselves around in a specific aspect of their lives.
Joblin Award for Student of the Year
This is awarded to a student who has achieved great overall progress in a broad sense. They may have settled or applied themselves much more or have found greater self esteem and confidence that has been seen across the whole year. This is not just curriculum based but more about the personal journey.