MAR 01] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Teachers Rewarded For Good Work
in Coventry schools that have improved or excelled have today
found out if they are to get extra cash for their hard work.
government scheme has rewarded 6,800 schools around the country
with the bonuses.
Achievement awards are in two categories and are worth around £5,00
for a primary school, and £25,000 for secondary schools.
Improvement Awards reward staff in schools where pupil performance
in 2000 was substantially better than in 1997 and in schools that
have come out of special measures.
Awards are for schools where pupil performance in 2000 was better
than most schools in similar circumstances.
Standards Minister Estelle Morris, former head of Sidney Stringer
school in Coventry, said:
congratulate today's winners. The purpose of these awards is to
reward staff teams and to encourage schools to strive for
succeed through a combination of good leadership, good teaching
and teamwork by all staff.
should be proud of winning a School Achievement Award. It
celebrates success and gives governing bodies the opportunity to
give the whole staff team a tangible reward."
schools that received Excellence awards are:
Longford Park Primary; SS Peter and Paul RC Primary; St John's C
of E Primary; St Thomas More RC Primary; Tile Hill Wood School and
rewarded for their improvement are:
Farm Primary; All Souls RC Primary; Barr's Hill School and
Community College; Coundon Court School and Community College;
Earlsdon Primary; Eastern Green Junior; Ernesford Grange Primary;
Grangehurst Primary; Holy Family RC Primary; John Shelton
Community Primary; Manor Park Primary; Richard Lee Primary; Sacred
Heart RC Primary; Sir Frank Whittle Primary; Sir Henry Parkes
Primary; Southfields Primary; St Anne's RC Primary; Stanton Bridge
Primary; Blue Coat C of E; Walsgrave C of E Primary; Whitley Abbey
Community School; Whitmore Park Primary
LIST OF SCHOOLS IN THE WEST MIDLANDS AND WARWICKSHIRE TO RECEIVE