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Routes to Resilience Accredited

Inglehurst Junior School are one of only 94 schools in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to become accredited. As part of the local NHS Future in Mind programme, Route to Resilience is an evidence-based and practical approach to supporting schools and families in their work developing the emotional wellbeing and resilience of children and young people.

STEM Ambassadors

We have STEM Ambassadors on our team. Being a STEM Ambassador is about engaging and enthusing young people with science, technology, engineering and mathematics. We help encourage students to consider further study of STEM subjects and progression into related careers, inspiring the next generation of STEM professionals.


Space Education Quality Mark - Gold

This award is given to schools that have shown significant use of the context of space in STEM subjects, have worked with other organisations, shared resources and used space to enrich the curriculum. We were very pleased to be awarded the Gold for all our hard work.


School Games Award - Gold

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 their school and into the community. Inglehurst Junior School has once again been awarded the Gold award.


Unicef Silver:Rights Aware.

This award is granted by Unicef UK to schools that show good progress towards embedding children’s rights in the school’s policy, practice and ethos, as outlined in the RRSA Strands and Outcomes.

To achieve Silver: Rights Aware,we were assessed by a Unicef UK RRSA assessor who looked at the whole school’s rights respecting work.

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. 

Music Quality Mark - Gold

We are proud to announce that the school has been awarded the Gold LSMS Music Quality Mark.  This is the highest possible award and is recognition of the hard work the school has put into improving the quality of music.

Healthy Schools Network Bronze

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 20 schools from across the city were awarded Bronze, Including IJS.


Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

The Eco-Schools programme was and is an ideal way for our school to improve the environment in both the school and the local community while at the same time having a life-long positive impact on the lives of young people and their families.



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.