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Burntwood School's achievements have been recognised with a number of awards.

Further information can be found by clicking on the available web links.

UNICEF - Rights Respecting School

"The UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award (RRSA) award recognises achievement in putting the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) at the heart of a school’s practice to improve well-being and help all children and young people realise their potential.”

Burntwood School is very proud to be one of only three Secondary Schools in London to have been awarded the highest level of the Rights Respecting School award: Gold. This recognition comes after years of work raising awareness of children’s rights, having started our rights respecting journey in 2009.

All of our collective Rights Respecting work has improved the lives of children around the globe and raised awareness of children who have not been allowed to exercise their rights.


Professional Development Quality Mark Platinum Award

The Professional Development Quality Mark was developed by Professional Development (PD) leaders in London in partnership with the London Centre for Leadership in Learning (LCLL), Institute of Education. The 

platinum award is in recognition that the high quality of our Professional Development is successfully established across the school and is considered to be innovative. It validates the quality of our strategic approach and promotes our commitment to professional development.  It also recognises that our PD helps to support school improvement and outcomes for pupils.  Burntwood School is now an official ambassador for PD which involves hosting a PD forum in partnership with the IOE and verifying other schools that apply for the PD Quality Mark.

Science Specialist School

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Arts Council - Artsmark Gold

We are delighted to announce that Burntwood has been awarded the GOLD Artsmark by Arts Council, England; this is the top award for the Artsmark.

Arts Council England's Artsmark award recognises schools that demonstrate a commitment to providing opportunities across all art forms from drama to music, design to literature, dance to sculpture. The scheme also encourages schools to work in partnership with artists and arts organisations.

Arts Council

The Stonewall School Champions Programme - Bronze School

Being part of The Stonewall School Champions Programme recognises the work done by Burntwood School to celebrate difference and tackle Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic bullying, which is crucial to making all our students and staff feel welcome, and enabling our young people to learn how to accept others for who they are.



Eco Schools Silver Award

We are pleased to announce Burntwood School has now achieved the Eco-Schools Silver award to recognise their achievement in working towards a sustainable lifestyle.





Financial Management Standards in Schools is a set of standards developed to give schools a clear and consistent set of standards for financial management. Burntwood School has been audited and has met all the standards required to achieve the FMSiS award.

Healthy Schools

The Healthy Schools Programme is a joint initiative between DfE and Department of Health which promotes a whole school approach to health. Burntwood School achieved Healthy School status by demonstrating that health education is an integrated part of the school curriculum and that the wider community is involved in its planning, implementation, evaluation and celebration.

Healthy Schools

ICT Mark Award

Burntwood School has been awarded the prestigious government-funded ICT Mark for its innovative and widespread use of Information Communication Technology to support students’ learning at all levels within the school.

This national award recognises Burntwood’s success in developing the strategic use of ICT in both administration and across the curriculum and clearly demonstrates to parents that their children are attending a school at the forefront of modern technology.

You can find further information about how we achieved ICT Mark status in the official assessment report.

Burntwood ICT Mark Renewal 2013

International School Award (ISA)

The ISA is an accreditation scheme for curriculum based international work in schools. It recognises teachers and their schools for bringing a global dimension to their pupils' education. To achieve the full award schools must provide a programme of international activities from partnerships with schools in other countries and develop an ‘international ethos’ in the education and curriculum.


International School Award

Initial Teacher Training

The Partnership Promotion Schools Network is innovative way of encouraging more schools to be actively in Initial Teacher Training (ITT).

The Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Partnership Team is responsible for taking forward ITT reforms and supporting providers in their implementation.

Initial Teacher Training

Sport England - Sportsmark

Sportsmark is Sport England's accreditation scheme for secondary schools. It rewards and recognises a school for its out of hours sports provision and a broad and balanced PE curriculum.

This award is earned by those schools that have effective policies and practices in place for the provision of a well balanced physical education programme.

Sport England

Wandsworth Green Champion Award

Burntwood has been awarded the Wandsworth Green Champion Award in the category of of Green Secondary School or Sixth Form College.

As a winner, Burntwood demonstrated its commitment to protecting the environment and the quality of the environmental education provide for students.

The Wandsworth Green Champions Competition recognise individuals, groups and organisations that are doing what they can to make the Borough a greener place to live.


EQualities Award

Burntwood School has been awarded the Equalities Award which showcases our commitment to equality.