Excellence in Pupil Development Award

Develop pupil skills that last a lifetime

Put pupils’ personal development at the heart of your school.


Introducing the Excellence in Pupil Development Award

This award offers a structured framework to evaluate and enrich your pastoral curriculum It supports you in developing pupil’s personal attributes and attitudes, such as self-confidence, resilience and self-discipline. With a focus on involving local and national organisations, it helps you prepare pupils for life in modern Britain.

What’s in the Excellence in Pupil Development Award framework?

Plan so that knowledge and skills for personal development are embedded into the whole-school curriculum.
Set high expectations for pupil behaviour and conduct, including punctuality and attendance.
Responsible citizens
Promote positive attitudes from pupils towards their own learning, towards each other, and towards the wider community.
Local partnerships
Engage with local groups and parents to deliver enrichment activities that develop pupils’ confidence, responsibility and leadership skills.
External organisations
Actively enlist the support of national and international agencies to help raise pupils’ aspirations for their future.
Professional development
Commit to high-quality, ongoing staff CPD so that all staff can build and support pupils’ personal development.

Our range of awards

Wellbeing Award for Schools
Promote emotional wellbeing and mental health across your school
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Leading Parent Partnership Award
Develop positive relationships with parents
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SEND Inclusion Award
Improve outcomes for pupils with SEND
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Best Practice with Teaching Assistants Award
Maximise the impact of teaching assistants across your school
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