Accreditation

‘WASPS is special because we work together respecting each other.’

The school holds a number of accreditation logos:

Artsmark Gold
Artsmark is Arts Council England’s flagship programme to enable schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision.

Eco-Schools Silver Award
Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life.

Healthy Schools Plus South West
Healthy Schools Plus builds on the success of schools that had achieved ‘Healthy School’ status under the Department of Health’s national Healthy Schools Programme. The scheme aims to: bring about healthier behaviours among children, address key health issues such as obesity and poor mental health and contribute towards reducing health inequalities in the South West.

National Leaders of Education/National Support Schools
National leaders of education (NLEs) are outstanding headteachers or principals who, together with the staff in their schools (designated national support schools (NSS)), use their skills and experience to support schools in challenging circumstances. In addition to leading their own schools, NLEs work to increase the leadership capacity of other schools to help raise standards.

Ofsted Outstanding
This award indicates that the school was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in its most recent inspection.

Headteacher of the Year 2012
The Pearson Teaching Awards for Teaching Excellence aims to recognize and celebrate the best in teaching nationally. Our headteacher, Anne Bull, won the Headteacher of the Year award in 2012.