Ofsted’s List of Outstanding Schools
Stocksbridge Junior School is the only school in Sheffield to be placed on Ofsted’s list of outstanding schools having received four OUTSTANDING Ofsted reports in 1997, 2002, 2006 and 2015.
The Basic Skills Agency Quality Mark
The Basic Skills Agency Quality Mark is awarded to schools that reach a specified standard in teaching Literacy and Numeracy. The Quality Mark was awarded to Stocksbridge Junior School in 2002 and renewed in 2003, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2015 and more recently in 2018.
School Games Gold
Stocksbridge Junior School was awarded the Gold School Games Mark award for our commitment, engagement and delivery of school sport in 2016/17, having been awarded the Silver for school sport during the 2015/16 academic year.
In January 2000, we became the first primary school in Sheffield to be awarded Beacon Status. Beacon schools are schools which have been identified, by the Government, as amongst the best performing in the country. Stocksbridge Junior School was one of the first 175 Beacon Schools in the country and is the only primary school in Sheffield to have had its status renewed until 2005.
Teacher Learning Academy Badged School
Stocksbridge Junior School is one of approximately one hundred badged TLA schools in the country. The TLA seeks to offer public and professional recognition for teachers’ development work.
Investors In People
Stocksbridge Junior School was pleased to receive Investors In People status in 1995.
Stocksbridge Junior School has been awarded ACTIVEMARK Gold in recognition of the school’s outstanding commitment to promoting the benefits of physical activity and school sport. Our pupils receive two hours of high quality PE per week plus daily exercise through our playground initiatives and activities during our annual ‘Healthy Week’.
Eco School Bronze
Stocksbridge Junior School was awarded the recognition for our eco-committee’s work.
Embracing Thrive Award
Stocksbridge Junior School is a school using The Thrive Approach to support our children’s social and emotional development. We were awarded an ‘Embracing Thrive’ award for our work in this area in 2019.