Friday 20th September 2019

Gold Again!

Woodchurch High School were delighted to once again achieve 'Gold' in its recent Investors in people assessment. This was all the more impressive, as the bar for this award has recently been raised, making achieving Gold more robust and rigorous than in previous years.

Investors in People have released the following statement: Woodchurch High School, Church Of England Academy has achieved Investors in People Gold accreditation, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management. Woodchurch High School is a highly successful, larger than average 11-16 comprehensive school, which is fully inclusive.

Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Gold is one of the highest levels of Investors in People accreditation that can be achieved.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: "We'd like to congratulate Woodchurch High School, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Woodchurch High School should be extremely proud of their achievement."

Steve Burrows, Managing Director of Investors in People North of England delivered by IDG said: "This is a fantastic achievement for Woodchurch High School and I would like to congratulate all of the team. We believe that your people make the difference and by investing in them you are looking to create sustainable success. IIP is designed to help organisations and their people to realise potential, providing a simple road map for excellence. With their Gold accreditation, Woodchurch High School is certainly working to realise their people potential."

Commenting on their achievement, Rebekah Phillips. Headteacher, said: "I am extremely proud to be the Headteacher of Woodchurch High School, and congratulate all our staff for their hard work and determination, in ensuring that we achieve the very best we can for all our young people."

For more information about Investors in People please visit www.investorsinpeople.com