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See below for our Awards and Associations

We are very proud of our achievements as a school and they reflect the excellent standards of education and commitment to providing the best opportunities for our children.


Kingmoor Nursery and Infant School are the first Cumbrian Primary School to have been awarded a Gold standard for its outstanding mental health and wellbeing provision.

Kingmoor Nursery and Infant School provides a wide range of activities to boost the wellbeing of pupils and staff, including working with well-being coaches, a mental health and well-being driven curriculum, supporting other schools and working closely with social services and the NHS's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

The school has also extensively focused on supporting staff mental health and providing its families with support from the school and external agencies in order to positively benefit teaching and learning. We have adapted our curriculum and invested in additional, specialist support to address the needs of our children particularly where COVID has had a negative impact.

"The AcSEED Initiative"

Kingmoor Nursery and Infant school are delighted to be the first school in Cumbria to have been awarded The AcSEED Award. To achieve this prestigious award the school had to complete an assessment during which the assessors recognised a particularly high number of strengths. This award recognised the whole school commitment to the mental Health and wellbeing of both staff and pupils. Mrs Corfield, Headteacher said “The AcSEED review team were particularly impressed with the fact that mental health is embedded in all aspects of school life from school governors to communications with parents and the curriculum itself. Achieving this award is testimony to the hard work and determination of staff to support children’s wellbeing especially in the current circumstances”. The school’s mental health lead, Miss hall said “In school we have trained adult and youth first aiders, staff and pupils’ have access to a range of professional Mental Health & Wellbeing Support. We pride ourselves in how well-being is promoted across our whole curriculum”. We hope that achieving the AcSEED accreditation provides confidence to current and prospective parents and pupils that our school is well equipped to support the emotional wellbeing and mental health of our pupils.

The Primary Science Quality Mark


We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the Primary Science Quality Mark.

 We look forward to building on these firm foundations and take science from strength to strength.

We are delighted to share that Kingmoor Nursery and Infant School has been awarded a GOLD award by the Woodland Trust for getting involved in green activities including tree planting, visiting a local woodland, reducing carbon emissions and recycling. The Green Tree Schools initiative, which has seen more than 12,000 schools sign up since it was launched in 2008, offers the opportunity to bring the great outdoors, wildlife and green issues into the classroom. Schools win awards for participating in green activities, which include tree planting, reducing carbon emissions and recycling. Great Work!
The United Against Bullying programme is the Anti-Bullying Alliance’s free whole-school anti-bullying programme. It supports schools to reduce bullying and improve the wellbeing of all children, focusing on those most at risk, including children and young people with SEND, children and young people who experience racist and faith-targeted bullying, sexual bullying, homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, looked-after children, young carers and those on free school meals.  
Schools Membership of Music Mark – a national organisation and Subject Association for Music Education. In recognition of a commitment to providing high quality music education for all children and young people
We believe the Mental Health at Work Commitment, and the standards which underpin it, are a roadmap to achieving better mental health outcomes for employees. It’s a set of actions that we follow to improve and support the mental health of their people.
We have a member of staff who is trained as a Youth MHFA Champion, giving them: 
  • An understanding of common mental health issues and how they can affect young people

  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health in young people and guide them to a place of support

  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

  • Skills to support positive well being

By taking part and receiving accreditation as an Early Years Pledge setting we have shown that we are committed to ensuring our children and families are accessing healthy nutrition and nutritional advice, remain Physically active ,whilst supporting and valuing the Emotional Health and Wellbeing of our school community.

We have achieved the Smile for Life GOLD.

The Smile4Life programme aims to reduce tooth decay in children, laying a solid foundation for their good oral health throughout life.

In recognition of our support and commitment to Computing at Schools. Our Head teacher sits on the national CAS board.
In recognition of our progress towards the NCCE Computing Quality Mark having completed all 7 aspects and waiting for assessment
We have a member of staff who is trained and delivers Kidsafe sessions to our pupils. These sessions give children a toolkit to help them to keen them selves safe.

The Eco-Schools Programme is pupil-led, involving hands-on learning that gets the whole school and the wider community involved in exciting environmental projects. 

We employ a trained Relax Kids professional. Relax Kids uses research-based mindful and relaxation techniques alongside values and positive psychology (positivity, strength-building, gratitude, resilience and compassion) to help support children's emotional health and wellbeing.
The Geography Quality Marks are prestigious awards which recognise and promote quality and progress in geography leadership, curriculum development and learning and teaching in schools.