Rights Respecting Schools Award 

In 2019, Arnhem Wharf was awarded the Gold Rights Respecting Schools Award from Unicef. This award recognises achievement by schools in embedding children’s human rights in their ethos and culture. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has become an important aspect of how the children learn about the world and how we all consider the impact of our actions others.


Healthy Schools Gold Award 

 We have been awarded the Healthy Schools Gold Award demonstrating, sustaining (and learning from) outcomes to support children and young people to achieve and maintain good health and well-being. 



Platinum Sing Up Award

Sing Up places singing at the heart of every educational setting. Their wide range of resources and songs are designed to help include singing as an aid to cross-curricular learning in the classroom or to act as a complete foundation for singing and music across the school.

The Platinum Award is for schools that:

  • Have been a Sing Up Gold Award school for one term
  • Sustain development and extend participation in singing to the wider school community
  • Commit to become a learning community; embracing the richness of diversity to develop quality singing activities
  • Commit to extending and developing the quality of vocal leadership and singing in and outside of school and with the wider school community
  • Have an outward focus, inspiring and sharing their singing ethos

STEM Ambassadors

STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from a wide range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related jobs and disciplines across the UK. They offer their time and enthusiasm to help bring STEM subjects to life and demonstrate their value in life and careers. STEM Ambassadors are an important and exciting free-of-charge resource for teachers and others engaging with young people in and outside of the classroom.


We have been recognised for encouraging and inspiring our pupils in STEM subjects through the use of STEM Ambassadors.