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.
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.
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.
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.