Local and National Accreditation and Awards

Eco Schools

The Eco-Schools award is an internationally recognised award for excellence in environmental action and learning.

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Our ELKLAN ‘Communication Friendly Setting’ accreditation recognises the commitment that school has in training all members of school staff to understand and use key strategies to support expressive and receptive communication for our pupils. It recognises that communication strategies are firmly embedded across school and communication is at the forefront of teaching and learning.

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Healthy Schools

The self-validated Healthy Schools Status using the School Health Check tool, demonstrates that we are embedding and improving provision against the four core health themes of Healthy Schools.

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ICT Mark

This award celebrates our outstanding use of technology to support teaching, learning and school administration.

International School Award 2023-26
Internationals Schools

This globally recognised accreditation demonstrates our commitment to enriching learning and improving teaching through international learning activities and embedding it within our school’s culture.

Kid Safe UK

Our trained staff ensure that we remain a Kidsafe Registered school and that we adopt their unique way of equipping children with skills needed to protect themselves from all forms of abuse.


An award that acknowledges that our school has “an outstanding and sustainable programme for parental engagement.”

LOtC logo gold

In recognition of commitment to offering well-planned, engaging and impactful learning beyond the classroom (LOtC).

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Bronze award for MOVE. MOVE is a goal-orientated, activity based programme that uses everyday functional activities such as classroom lessons, lunchtimes, toileting and moving around in the environment, to teach children with complex needs the functional mobility skills of sitting, standing, walking and transferring from one position to another.


In 2024, the Loyne Specialist School was inspected and judged as “outstanding”. The report can be found here.

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Quality Mark Award - logo for Secondary
Quality Mark

This award demonstrates a commitment to promoting, supporting and celebrating the improvement of literacy and mathematics in schools.

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Restraint Reduction Network

Membership of this network demonstrates our commitment to reducing reliance on restrictive practices and making a real difference to the quality of life for our pupils, students and their families. In being a part of this network, we commit to sharing learning and developing quality standards and practical tools to support reduction.

Rights Respecting Schools Award - Silver
Rights Respecting Schools Award : Silver : Rights Committed

Unicef works with schools in the UK to create safe and inspiring places to learn, where children are respected, their talents are nurtured and they are able to thrive. The Rights Respecting Schools Award embeds these values in daily school life and gives children the best chance to lead happy, healthy lives and to be responsible, active citizens.

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Step into Quality Mark

Quality Mark is an internationally acknowledged accreditation which supports and recognises improving standards in the provision, practice and performance of English and mathematics, and provides evidence of high-quality education.

Third Millennium Learning Award

The Third Millennium Learning Award demonstrates how we provide an education fit for the 21st century. It celebrates our ability to create an environment and curriculum that stimulate more and better learning, making full use of the opportunities presented by technology.

Wellbeing Award 2022
Wellbeing Award

This award celebrates our effective practice and provision that is in place, ensuring that the emotional wellbeing and mental health of all our stakeholders is a high priority.