Why we are outstanding

Why we are outstanding

Here are just a few of the reasons we are outstanding:

  • We work with a range of external professional to enhance the curriculum and support our pupils, including; Bushcraft service providers, Dance Choreographer, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist and NHS Teams. 
  • We have qualified and experienced staff who have completed additional training in; play therapy, sensory provision, rebound therapy and career leadership
  • Our Chair and Vice Chair completed Governors leadership Development Programme. September 2021
  • Shona Gallagher, Director of Children’s Services visited the school “I was so impressed by the lovely atmosphere, calmness and engagement of staff and pupils across the whole school. I can see you are rightly hugely proud of what you have built and keen to grow, develop and evolve this into the future.  It is clear Epinay is a huge asset in the borough that we are luck to have”.  September 2021
  • Sir John Holman (Author, Good Career Guidance report for the Gatsby Foundation) visited the school “Epinay School – another reminder that high expectations of behaviour underpin everything else in schools”.  September 2021
  • 100% of 2002 and 2021 leavers had positive destinations when leaving the 16-18 Study Programme
  • 16-18 Study Programme number of places have increased. September 2021
  • Basic Skills Quality Mark for Primary and Secondary School reaccreditation showed excellence in English and Mathematics. July 2021
  • Consultation with staff and parents for proposed move of site begins. March 2021
  • Covid Risk Assessment used by South Tyneside Council as best practice. April 2020
  • Winner Team of the Year at the South Tyneside Staff Awards. March 2019
  • Winner of an Education Award at the North East Disability Sports Awards.  March 2019
  • Jointly co-ordinates the delivery of the special inter-schools sports programmes through The Wanderers Sports Association for the North East of England.
  • Member of South Tyneside Admin Representatives for Schools (STARS) forum, since January 2018
  • Ofsted Inspection grades school Outstanding in all areas. Ofsted 2018

Contact us

T: 0191 489 8949 E: sstephenson5@epinay.org