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Accreditations & Recognition

Active Surrey Star Mark (KS1)

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The Key Stage 1 (KS1) Star Mark allows infant and primary schools to gain further support to develop their provision and achieve recognition for their achievements in PE, sport and physical activity.

Applying for a Star Mark is simple; all you need to do is tick the box you feel best describes your school’s current provision across the 20 questions posed. Coupled with supporting evidence (and any verification visits required), your school will be assessed and awarded a Star Mark at either a 1, 2, or 3 star level.

Star Mark schools receive a display certificate and an electronic copy of the relevant Mark which you can use in your newsletters, website, letterhead etc. You'll also receive an action plan which will help you further boost your provision as you aim for (or maintain) the topmost level.

Applications for 2018 – 19 can be made are made online between Monday 9 September and Friday 29 November 2019.
Please note, you are answering questions based on what you achieved during the 2018-19 academic year only.

Each school will pay an initial application fee of £160 and then an annual renewal fee of £80 to update and retain their KS1 Star Mark each academic year.
If you are an Active Schools member you pay an initial application fee of £120 and a renewal fee of £60.

For more information, please contact Sarah Williams and Alannah Stephenson

School Games Mark (KS2)

School Games Mark

The School Games Mark is a government led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools in Key Stage 2 - 5 for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community. Participating in this process allows schools to evaluate their PE provision and assists them in developing an action plan for future progress.

Set criteria is assessed across BRONZE, SILVER and GOLD levels of the award and is valid for one academic year. PLATINUM level is for schools who have achieved Gold 5 years running and is valid for two years.

Applications are undertaken retrospectively and schools can apply for a School Games Mark from May - August 2020 for the academic year 2019-20.

For more information visit the Your School Games website.

Surrey Healthy Schools

Healthy Schools

Surrey Healthy Schools is a joint project between Education and Health services across the county and is an opportunity for schools to actively promote the health and wellbeing of the whole-school community. Physical Activity is one of the 4 themes of the Healthy Schools Award and aims to promote an environment whereby the whole school community is committed to devlelop healthy active pupils regardless of physical ability.

The school provides a range of active opportunities both within and out of curriculum hours including formal learning (PE), activity (playtime), signposting (to local community opportunities) and school sport and activity clubs.

For more information visit Surrey Healthy Schools.