Awards Update

The school participates in many local, regional and national award schemes. These help to enhance the curriculum and to reinforce the school's ethos of 'Creative Learning'.

News about our progress towards each award will appear on this page.

To date the school has received the following awards:

  • Penn Wood is now a designated Talk for Writing Training Centre
  • Penn Wood is also a training school for Rising Stars Mathematics
  • Investors in People Silver (July 2013)
  • Thinking Schools' Accreditation (July 2013 from Exeter University)
  • Re-accrediation of Basic Skills July 2015
  • Rights Respecting School Level 1 June 2012
  • Re-accreditation ICT Mark July 2014
  • Re-accreditation Eco-Schools Green Flag June 2011
  • Award for best lunches in LA Autumn 2010
  • Healthy school Quality Mark 2007 and 'Enhancing Status' 2010
  • Activemark
  • Artsmark  
  • SIMS Partnership School
  • Ofsted - Good School January 2014