We are absolutely delighted to have received the Anti-bullying Quality Mark Gold Award for our school, the very first school in England to have achieved this prestigious award! The ABQM assessor said,
The Anti-Bullying Quality Mark is a national scheme which endorses how good schools are at preventing bullying. It challenges them to establish effective, sustainable anti-bullying policies and strategies.
Holden Lane Primary School is the first school in England to achieve the ABQM-UK Gold Award because staff, students, families and Governors demonstrated that anti-bullying has had a significant impact on the community.
The pupils and staff have worked really hard to build a safe and supportive environment for expressing their feelings and managing their behaviour. This means that pupils are far less likely to get involved in bullying behaviour. They have also built a culture of respect and understanding which means that trusting friendships and adult-pupil relationships can thrive.
We would like to congratulate Sharon Reece for her resilience and dedication to securing this really impressive achievement for the Holden Lane community, as well as her colleagues, governors, pupils and parents/carers for their commitment to anti-bullying. We hope that the Gold Award recognises their efforts and inspires them to continue to strengthen their anti-bullying policy and practice for the benefit of the local community.
Huge congratulations to Mrs Reece, our children, staff, governors and parents for their hard work in supporting our commitment to anti-bullying at Holden Lane. We are extremely proud to have our work recognised by the first ever Gold award in England and feel very much inspired and motivated to continue strengthening our anti-bullying policy and practice to sustain this excellent practice moving forward.
ABQM-UK GOLD – WELL DONE TO EVERYONE AT HOLDEN LANE!