SSAT Language college
The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust appointed specialist language colleges to raise standards of achievement and the quality of teaching and learning in languages for all learners. In its January 2011 report on modern languages, Ofsted highlights the excellent work of specialist language colleges, and states they have ‘more impact on modern languages than most other schools’.
International School Award (Full award)
Run by the British Council, this accreditation scheme provides recognition for teachers and their schools working to instill a global dimension into the learning experience of all children and young people.
The Quality in Study Support and Extended Services (QISS) is a nationally recognised quality assurance scheme developed by Canterbury Christ Church University (Faculty of Education) in partnership with the Department of Education; Ashlyns School gained QISS status in Summer 2011. The scheme has a national reputation for excellence in both the application of knowledge and creating practical solutions for education providers in the areas of study support, extended services, professional development and learning activities outside normal lesson time.