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School Achievements and Awards

Primary Science Quality Mark

The Primary Science Quality Mark is a highly successful, unique award programme to develop and celebrate the profile of science teaching, learning and leadership in primary schools. We were delighted to be awared the Silver Award.

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Early Years Basic Skills Quality Mark

This award celebrates the work of everyone involved with the EYFS setting in making progress in improving the quality of its provision for the young children in its care and the standards they achieve. It represents an external validation and acknowledgement of good provision, practice, progress and performance and is an award recognised by Ofsted.

Liverpool Counts Quality Mark

This award aims to raise standards in mathematics by changing attitudes and perceptions through the promotion of the importance of numeracy as a life skill through business links and cultural opportunities.

Gold School Games Award


This award is a government-led awards scheme which recognises schools for their commitment to the development of physical education and sporting competition. The award of the Gold Mark is the highest award available and an indication of our commitment to school PE and sport. 

Good Diabetes Care in School Award

The Diabetes UK, Good Diabetes Care in School Award is a proud badge of recognition that sends out a message of competence and confidence in the school's management of medical conditions such as diabetes.



Liverpool Reading Quality Mark

We were awarded the Gold Standard  -  the highest standard for this award! The Reading Quality Mark (RQM) has been developed with a focus to promote reading for enjoyment amongst children.

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Educate Magazine 2014 Awards

Emmaus School was shortlisted to the final three schools under the category of 'Most Inspirational Primary School'.

Liverpool Learning Partnership

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Emmaus School is part of the Liverpool Learning Partnership which brings the benefits of next and best educational practice to all of our children.

Church and School Partnership 2 Award

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In 2017 Emmaus was awarded the Church-School Partnership 2 Award by the Diocese of Liverpool in recognition of our outstanding links with our parish churches.

Ofsted 2007/08 - Outstanding

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Our school was awarded an "Outstanding" assessement in all areas at the end of our last Ofsted inspection. This reflects the quality of Leadership and Management, Achievements and Standards, Personal Development and Well Being, The Quality of Provision and Overall Effectiveness. Emmaus also received an interim check in 2011 which maintained our Outstanding rating.

Liverpool Dyslexia Friendly School Status

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The Dyslexia Friendly Award is awarded to schools who can demonstrate that they are ‘dyslexia friendly’ in four areas; 1) Leadership and Management, 2) Teaching and Learning 3) The Classroom Environment, 4) Partnership and liaison with parents, carers, governors and concerned parties.

Basic Skills Quality Mark

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The Basic Skills Quality Mark is awarded for recognising high standards in teaching literacy and numeracy. Attainment of this award is normally based on a close partnership between the Agency, Local Authority and schools. This was awarded to us in December 2016 for the 6th time.

Centre of Excellence for French

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Emmaus has supported the Liverpool Languages Iniiative since its inception and were the first school to be  awarded the Centre of Excellence for French in Liverpool. All the children receive two half hour lessons a week. One is with a native speaker and one with their own class teacher.  The children are given the opportunity to visit France in Years 5 and 6:  Year 5 stay in the Chateau du Broutel in the Somme Department  on an outdoor education visit which also incorporates a visit to World War One battlefields and cemetaries. Whilst Year 6 visit Alpe D'Huez and complete a 6 day ski course. As well as this we try to create as immersive an environment as possible with French spoken, read or heard: on labels on objects around school, in prayers, on the dinner menu, doing the register, greeting people, in class instruction and on the newsletters. Our aim is for our children to have fun, become more confident in using a foreign language and ultimately to study a foreign language in secondary school.

In 2017 Emmaus was awarded the Gold Quality Mark in French  -  the highest award given by the Local Authoriy.

International School Award - Intermediate Status

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Emmaus were awarded the Intermediate level of the British Council International School Award. To gain this award, the children in the International Schools Committee carried out a number of projects which included curriculum links with our partner school in Uganda various Fairtrade activities where the children have learnt about other cultures across the world, raising and donating money to the Fairtrade Foundation Organisation. A future aim fo rEmmaus is to gain the highest level for the International School Award.

Liverpool Inclusion Charter Mark

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The Inclusion Charter Mark is awarded to schools that have a welcoming ethos and enable pupils to access every aspect of school life regardless of the barriers that these pupils may face. As well as celebrating the diversity of its pupil population, the inclusive school also gives a warm, supportive welcome to staff, parents and other visiting adults and working partners. There is an atmosphere of respect where everyone is valued and differing views are listened to and taken into consideration in decision making. The inclusive school not only encourages active participation by all of its pupils but is also keen to ensure that every child and young person achieves and makes good progress. Schools that have shown good practice in identifying and, in a variety of ways, attempting to meet the needs of its diverse pupil population, receive the award. They engage in a self review process which is verified by officers from the Inclusion Team in the Raising Achievement branch of Children’s Services.

Eco-Schools Silver Award

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Eco Schools is an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life. The Eco Schools programme promotes learning about sustainable development issues and putting sustainable practices into every day school life through the delivery of nine key environmental topics: 1) Energy 2) Water 3) Waste Minimisation 4) Global Perspective 5) Litter 6) Biodiversity 7) Healthy Living Transport 9) School Grounds. The Eco Schools Award has three levels; Bronze, Silver and Green Flag.

Fmsis Award

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Emmaus has gained the Financial Management Standard in Schools Award. This award has now been replaced with the Schools Financial Value Award.

Liverpool Healthy Schools Award - 2017-2020

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The National Healthy Schools Programme is a long-term initiative which is making a significant difference to the health and achievement of children and young people; it is about educating children to develop healthy behaviours for life. All schools achieving National Healthy School Status must have met national criteria using a whole school approach across four themes: 1) Personal, Social & Health Education, 2) Healthy Eating, 3) Physical Activity, 4) Emotional Health & Wellbeing.


Arts Council Gold Award

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Emmaus has been awarded the GOLD Artsmark.  It is awarded to Primary and Secondary schools who show outstanding contribution to the arts. We are keen to celebrate the children’s work in all areas of the arts – dance, drama, art and music.

Activemark Award - 2008

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