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Shine's STAR School Award

28th May 2024


Introducing Shine's new Schools’ Award Programme...

We are thrilled to introduce Shine's STAR School Award (Support, Training, Awareness, and Recognition) - a unique FREE recognition programme designed to improve SEND provision and demonstrate outstanding performance in supporting children with Hydrocephalus and / or Spina Bifida.

Our goal is to help every pupil achieve their potential, and you can help to be part of this journey!

The Award through its 7 commitments will highlight inclusivity, exceptional teaching, personalised pupil support, innovative programmes, strong community involvement, and a commitment to pupil success. 
To find out more, we’d like to invite you to our Shine’s STAR School Award Information Event on Wednesday 19th June either at 4.30pm or 7.00pm

Why apply for Shine’s STAR School Award? 
  • Support: Free ongoing support for any pupil with Hydrocephalus and / or Spina Bifida within your school 
  • Training:  To help teachers to assess, understand and respond to the specific needs of children with Hydrocephalus and / or Spina Bifida 
  • Awareness: Will help you to build a strong SEND culture throughout your school 
  • Recognition: Visual way to demonstrate a whole school commitment to enabling children to achieve their potential 
    The programme is offered FREE to schools, and you will get support throughout the process to help you complete the 7 commitments. 

Once the school has registered its interest, our Education Officer will be in contact and talk through the commitments and how we can best support the school to achieve the Award along with the wishes of pupils and parents.  
Join us in celebrating excellence in education and making a difference in the lives of young people with Hydrocephalus and /or Spina Bifida. For further information and support visit STAR Schools Award, call 01733 555988 or email:  
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