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Primary Science Quality Mark

The Primary Science Quality Mark is an award scheme to enable primary schools across the UK to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their science provision. Schools can achieve bronze, silver and gold awards.



History Quality Mark - November 2019 


The Historical Association Quality Mark recognises, promotes and celebrates high quality history provision in schools. The Quality Mark is a way of helping to recognise and give credit to schools delivering a high quality history education. The Quality Mark provides a framework for success in 5 areas: 

  • Effective teaching and learning
  • Leadership in history
  • Curriculum
  • Achievement
  • Enrichment

On 25th November 2019, our school was awarded with the Silver Award after a rigorous and thorough full day assessment.




School Games Mark

This award is a government led scheme that rewards schools for their commitment to the development of PE, Sport and competition across their school. 


Northwood Community Primary School have been awarded the GOLD School Games Mark award for their commitment, engagement and delivery of competitive school sport in 2016-2017.






In 2013 Northwood Community Primary School was awarded the Artsmark for its continued commitment to the Creative Arts. This award was valid from 2013-2016.


We are proud to announce that as of 2018 we have achieved the Artsmark Silver Award.


The Artsmark was established to recognise schools across the country who are acknowledged as being committed to providing the best quality arts and cultural education, particularly across the four main art forms (dance, drama, music and art).


Only 11% of schools across the country hold Artsmark status.




Eco-Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a simple framework to help make sustainability an integral part of school life.


The programme provides an ideal way for developing environmental awareness in the entire school in a way that links to many curriculum subjects.


We have an Eco-committee that meets once a half term which consists of pupils, these are our Eco-warriors! The Eco-committee have been working hard to improve sustainability at Northwood which shows when we earned our silver award in 2014.


Financial Education - Centre of Excellence


The Centres of Excellence programme recognises and rewards schools who are committing to, developing and continuing excellence in financial education in their own school and beyond.



Knowsley Schools 4 Health


Schools 4 Health team is working in partnership with Knowsley primary schools to improve the health and wellbeing of children and families in a fun and interactive way. Our focus is on increasing physical activity and promoting healthy eating at every opportunity, both during the school day and after school.

Rights Respecting Schools Award


STEM Ambassadors Programme


The Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Ambassador Programme is a volunteer, role-model scheme that enables people with STEM skills, from business, industry & academia, to support the brilliant work done by teachers in schools, and by others in more informal education settings, to excite young people about STEM.