World Youth Skills Day 15th July 2022

World Youth Skills Day 15th July 2022

World Youth Skills Day on 15th July celebrates the ultimate premise of our mission here at WCSQM – to identify, enhance and celebrate the skills and competencies of our young people. Use our free classroom resources to mark the day at  your school.

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One Britain One Nation Day 17th June 2022

One Britain One Nation Day 17th June 2022

“OBON Day 2022” A Day of Pride & Unity Celebrations.

Friday 17th June 2022.

Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee

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WCSQM launch the multi academy trust accreditation programme

WCSQM launch the multi academy trust accreditation programme

WCSQM launch the multi academy trust accreditation programme, recognising MATs that provide consistently World Class opportunities for their students.

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The jury is in on the case for a fully trust led system: it’s all about the students

The jury is in on the case for a fully trust led system: it’s all about the students

Following the recent government Schools White Paper in which it sets out the case for a fully trust led system, our Director investigates what makes a ‘strong MAT’ and outlines why it’s the quality of the students that determines the quality of the institution.

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Houlton School host WCSQM Assessment Day 2022

Houlton School host WCSQM Assessment Day 2022

STUDENTS from across the country came together at Rugby’s newest secondary school to work on a project which culminated in the creation of a community garden. (more…)

My World Class Oxford University Chemistry Outreach Day experience

My World Class Oxford University Chemistry Outreach Day experience

Two very successful days in Oxford for the World Class Schools Alumni Association! April 5th and 6th 2022 saw 45 World Class students from around the country visit St Edmund Hall of Oxford University as part of GCSE and A-Level Chemistry Outreach Events.

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WCSQM Symposium 6th July 2022

WCSQM Symposium 6th July 2022

This year’s Symposium will focus on the theme of social media, and over a day of workshops, debates and presentations we will ask our World Class schools and students to consider the question: How can World Class students use social media as a force for good, and how can schools support them to do this?

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175 students head to Houlton School in Rugby in a bid to achieve WCSQM reaccreditation for their school

175 students head to Houlton School in Rugby in a bid to achieve WCSQM reaccreditation for their school

On 17th March 2022 Houlton School, a brand new free school in Rugby, hosted the World Class Schools Quality Mark (WCSQM) Assessment Centre, welcoming 175 students from 30 primary and secondary schools applying for WCSQM re-accreditation.

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Students of the Ashley School at the WCSQM Awards Ceremony 2021

Students of the Ashley School at the WCSQM Awards Ceremony 2021

In 2021 Ben, Chloe and Elsie from The Ashley School attended the WCSQM Awards Ceremony. Here they discuss their visit, thinking about the experience and how they felt.

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Bluecoat Wollaton Academy Students shine at WCSQM Awards Ceremony

Bluecoat Wollaton Academy Students shine at WCSQM Awards Ceremony

Students from Bluecoat Wollaton Academy who were nominated by staff for their outstanding contribution to school life have been recognised at the World Class Schools Quality Mark (WCSQM) awards ceremony held at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford. 

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Oxford University Chemistry Outreach trip for WCSQM Alumni

Oxford University Chemistry Outreach trip for WCSQM Alumni

The WCSQM Alumni Association, in partnership with the Outreach Team Target Schools and the Chemistry Department at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University offered Alumni GCSE and A Level students an exclusive Chemistry Taster Day in April 2022.

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Heads Up

Heads Up

In our new ‘Heads Up’ feature, our Director Miranda Perry summarises key matters arising for you as a World Class school, in a bite size video of thirty minutes.

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