Successes and Achievements
We are proud of the successes and fantastic achievements and accolades received by our Academy.
We continuously strive to maintain high standards and expectations, and be recognised for our outstanding achievements.
A360 is proud to have achieved the following awards.
Basic Skills Quality Mark
The Basic Skills Quality Mark is an award that celebrates and supports continuous improvement in literacy and numeracy. It is awarded to a school to recognise their provision, practice and performance in literacy and numeracy.
PE Gold Active (School Game Mark)
The School Games Mark is a government-led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across the school and in the community. Participating in this process allows A360 to evaluate its PE provision and assists in planning for future progress.
The Artsmark Award is the only creative quality standard for schools and education settings, accredited by Arts Council England. It supports schools to develop and celebrate their commitment to arts and cultural education for all children and young people.
Geography Award - Gold Award
The Primary Geography Quality Mark is an award for primary schools that wish to achieve recognition for the quality and progress in geography leadership, curriculum development, learning and teaching.
This award focuses on changing the long-term culture of the whole school. Using an evidence-based framework to drive change, it helps leaders to remain focused on staff and pupil wellbeing, review staff training and revise policies accordingly. Mental health and wellbeing sit at the heart of A360 school life.
IQM Flagship School Award
Only around 100 UK schools have achieved IQM Flagship School status. This award recognises those unique schools who have held IQM Centre of Excellence status for at least 3 years; and played a strong leadership role in developing inclusion best practice across a network of schools. These schools are committed to extending their networks further and publishing classroom-based research on an annual basis.
Active Sunderland Schools Award
The Great Active Sunderland Schools Charter is an award for primary schools that wish to receive recognition for their commitment and contribution to four key areas including, PE, Sport, Physical Activity and its role in the Community. Academy 360 is proud to have been awarded gold status in 2021-22.
Excellence in Pupil Development Award
Academy 360 is currently working towards attaining the Excellence in Pupil Development Award. This award offers a structured framework to evaluate and enrich our pastoral curriculum. It supports the Academy in developing student's personal attributes, such as self-confidence, resilience and self-discipline