Leadership and Management in PE Qualification September 2019
Mrs Chapman, one of our PE leads, has been successfully awarded the above qualification. Congratulations to Mrs Chapman for passing this rigorous process and for her commitment to ensuring high quality PE for the children in our federation.
Real PE Legacy 2019-2021
These certificates recognise our commitment to PE and sport in our schools
West Norwich and Dereham School Sports Partnership Key Stage One Sporting Stars Awards
We have been awarded Silver in the West Norwich and Dereham School Sports Partnership Key Stage One Sporting Stars Awards for the academic year 2018 -19.
To achieve this level of award we have had to show that we provide 2 hours of curriculum PE for all pupils with targeted intervention to enable all pupils to develop the key fundamental skills required in PE. That we are committed to the professional development of all staff and have a development to enable them to teach high quality PE lessons. The Silver Award shows that we have entered at least 3 festivals and competitions run by the Sports Partnership, in fact we entered 10 and 113 children took part.
Linguamarque Award Spring 2 2019
After continued hard work and dedication, the staff and children at Toftwood Junior School have been awarded the Bronze Linguamarque award. This reflects the consistently high expectations across KS2 to develop our Modern Foreign Language learning skills. Children have benefited from various cultural activities, not just focusing on Spanish but also increasing our understanding of the wider world. The examiner who presented the school with our accreditation was pleased to see that the children were engaged and enthusiastic in their learning and were proud to show off their developing skills in Spanish. A huge well done to the staff and children at Toftwood Junior School, fantástico!
October 2018 – SMSC Silver Award
Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation are delighted to have worked together to achieve the SMSC Silver Award this term. An external assessor visited both schools and looked at all elements of how the federation nurtures and supports our children in relation to their social, moral, spiritual and cultural development. Staff demonstrated that SMSC is an integral part of our curriculum. Please click here to see our federation SMSC Statement.
Artsmark Gold award!
We have received some very exciting news to let us know that here at Toftwood Infant School we have been awarded the Artsmark Gold award! We have received this from the Arts Council England and everyone should be proud of the hard work that all the grownups and children have put in to show how valued and enjoyed the arts is in our school. Arts Council England were impressed with how our school provides external opportunities that enhance arts teaching (music, drama, dance and art) that benefit the children and how proud the children are of all the achievements in these areas they are able to make.
“Your children are offered equal opportunity to plan, experience, participate in, and evaluate a broad range of high-quality arts and cultural activities, and your children have an opportunity to further develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of arts and culture through experiences provided.” – Arts Council England.
A huge thank you to all the staff and children at school who have worked so hard over the last two years to achieve this award. It is fantastic to see the children enjoying the arts so much and we all look forward to seeing what excitement is next! Below are a few pictures of some of the exciting arts projects we’ve had in the run up to achieving our Gold award. Well done everyone!
Sometimes we are very pleased as we get an award for something we have done in school. Have a look at some of the things we have been proud to receive.
We have achieved a Bronze Sporting Stars Award. Click here to find out more.