St Cleopas has won the prestigious Green Flag Award as an Eco-School in 2011. 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. Schools work towards gaining one of three awards – Bronze, Silver and the prestigious Green Flag award, which symbolises excellence in the field of environmental activity. Bronze and Silver are both self accredited through this website and Green Flag is externally assessed by Keep Britain Tidy.
We are a school that is committed to Fairtrade. This means we help young people understand about how trade works and how to
make global trade fairer. We use Fairtrade products as
far as possible, and take action for Fairtrade in the school and
local community. This includes buying local produce for our school meals where possible and supporting local builders and contractors. Every one deserves a Fair Share!
This assessment tool is a key element of the Standard and is designed to enable schools to benchmark their own performance against a nationally recognised statement of good practices as well as identify areas for development.
Developed in 1993, Investors in People is a voluntary assessment scheme backed by the UK Department for Education and Skills. It aims to improve organisational performance through better planning, implementation and evaluation of learning and development programmes, across organisations of all sizes and sectors.
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Liverpool Inclusion Charter Mark
We achieved the advanced level Inclusion Charter Mark. Schools in Liverpool are being recognised for their pioneering and innovative work to promote diversity and support disadvantaged children. The Inclusion Awards at Liverpool Town Hall on Wednesday May 6, sponsored by 2020 Liverpool, will be attended by more than 250 pupils and staff from schools and children's centres across the city.
They will be recognised for receiving national, regional and local awards including dyslexia friendly and Inclusion Charter Mark status.
It will include a performance of an anti-bullying poem by 19 year old Michael Lydiate, a pupil at Sandfield Park Special School in Stoneycroft. He has taken part in a project with Liverpool Schools Parliament which has reduced incidences of bullying across the city.
St Cleopas received the Activemark award because we.
We were awarded ArtsMark Silver. This is due to the commitment of all staff to ensure that the children enjoy quality arts provision in and outside the curriculum. Our talented coordinator, who is helped by all staff and visiting teachers. Our children have the chance to sing, dance, learn a musical instrument, act and of course produce visual art of a very high quality. We aim to apply for ArtsMark Gold in the near future. Our latest triumphs include 3rd place for our Brass ensemble, our highest ever scores in Speech and Drama and a wonderful performance by the dance group in the Liverpool Festival. The Choir will be performing at the Echo Arena in June 2010.
1. A whole school strategy and planning to improve performance in basic skills.