Waverley Abbey achieves Bronze award!
Waverley Abbey in Tilford, Farnham has received national recognition for its commitment to taking learning outside the classroom (LOtC) and has been awarded the LOtC Mark (Bronze) by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom.
Rebecca Marshall, Head at Waverley Abbey said: “Being awarded LOtC Mark (Bronze) is a real coup for all the staff here as it shows that we are really making strides in providing our pupils with potentially life-changing opportunities. We're thrilled to get official recognition for our efforts, and we look forward to building on this award to help more children achieve their potential.”
LOtC Mark is awarded by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, the national voice for learning outside the classroom. LOtC is known to contribute significantly to raising standards and improving pupils’ personal, social & emotional development. It also contributes to the quality and depth of learning (OFSTED, Learning Outside the Classroom - How far should you go? 2008).
Dr Anne Hunt, Chief Executive of CLOtC said: “Learning outside the classroom has many proven educational benefits as well as providing some of the most memorable experiences in a child’s school life. Achieving LOtC Mark (Bronze) demonstrates that Waverley Abbey School is committed to developing and delivering genuinely valuable learning outside the classroom experiences for their children and young people and I congratulate them on achieving this award.”