We are proud to announce that Aston Fence has received the following awards:
Mentally Healthy Schools Silver Award
To achieve this prestigious award we had to reach the following criteria:
Create a culture of awareness of mental health, tolerance and acceptance whilst promoting mental health strategies.
Warwick Enterprise Award
This award recognises the quality of achievement in Enterprise Education.
Key enterprise education themes for consideration:
Creating enterprising young people by ensuring that they can cope with current and future change
Looking towards the future needs of Rotherham
Raising pupil aspirations
Creating a positive self-image
Understanding the world of work, including the impact of business
Developing key skills including decision-making, problem solving, group work, managing their own learning, leadership
Encourage youngsters to look outside the Rotherham area
Encourage creativity and initiative
Focusing on pupil-centred and activity-based learning
Developing self-confidence and overcoming shyness
We achieved “Advanced Healthy School” accreditation in December 2005; proof that we have met rigorous standards expected by the Healthy Schools Initiative team. We have recently been awarded re-accreditation based on the new National Healthy Schools Programme 2013.
Games Mark Gold
Once again, we are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Gold Standard for the School Games Mark. The School Games Mark is a government led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community
As I am sure you are aware, we pride ourselves on the quality of P.E. which we offer to all our children and it is a great honour to achieve such fantastic recognition again.
In January 2017, the school was recognised as a Centre of Excellence for Sport by South Yorkshire Sport. An outstanding achievement and a recognition that we are all extremely proud of. The school will offer CPD and resources for other schools across Yorkshire with the aim of improving sporting opportunities for children in the region.