Healthy Schools Status
IJS currently holds Healthy Schools Status after rigorous assessment of our health and well-being provision and to confirm our healthy schools work has been sustained since achieving National Healthy Schools status some years ago.
Healthy Schools Network Silver
The Healthy Schools Network is designed to offer school-to-school support for this vital aspect of the wider curriculum, and the arrangements in Leicester are now school-funded.The Network offers a Leicester Health and Wellbeing Award. Only select schools from across the city were awarded Silver, Including IJS.
IJS joined with LESS CO2, which links schools within an area together, and brings together teachers, bursars and school managers for a energy saving programme that includes workshops covering energy saving, from recording meter readings to behaviour change for staff and students, and incorporating energy-related sustainability issues into the curriculum.
Wellbeing at Work Pledge
In October 2020, Inglehurst Junior School signed the Leicestershire and Rutland Sport 'Wellbeing at Work Pledge' to demonstrate their commitment to supporting and promoting employee health and wellbeing.
School Mental Health
In April 2022, Inglehurst Junior School was awarded the Silver Award from the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health. The mental health of our pupils and our staff is a top priority!
We are a proud member of the ABA, which has three main areas of work: supporting learning and sharing best practice, raising awareness of bullying through Anti-Bullying Week and other coordinated campaigns, and delivering programme work at a national and local level to help stop bullying and bring lasting change to children's lives.