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Anthony Gell School

Rewards System

Every student should expect their achievements to be recognised and at the Anthony Gell School we operate a system that works to support achievement and reward the positive contributions our students make across a wide range of areas.

All staff are able to issue rewards using our Class Charts software according to the guidelines set out in our behaviour policy. Staff will issue rewards points to recognise a wide number of areas of achievement including:

  

Each member of staff will issue rewards points according to the following table:

 

Level

Behaviour

Frequency

Reward

1

All Staff

Every day achievements;

Good work, effort, behaviour, positive attitude, supporting others

Daily

Verbal/written (in work book) praise

Award points on Class Charts

 

2

All staff

Repeated every day achievements or a single major achievement;

Consistent good work, excellent effort, behaviour, improvement, achieving targets, maintaining consistent standards, contribution to school life

Daily

Award points on Class Charts

Postcard/e-certificate home

Phone call/email home

 

3 Teachers

&

Tutors

Outstanding work and contribution to the classroom or wider school community

e.g. sports activity, school performance (drama, dance, music), helping out at events (e.g. Y6 parents evening). Helping others. Outstanding attendance (termly – 97% or above)

As appropriate

Award points on Class Charts

Give profile to student and their work, display where appropriate

Promote achievement through school newsletter, local press

4

Heads of House / Faculty Heads

Exceptional (excellence) prolonged effort and attendance. Out of school contributions. Charity fund-raising efforts. Outstanding contribution to the House or Tutor Group

Or in support of fellow students

As appropriate

Award certificates (bronze, silver etc)

Award points on Class Charts

Communicate with home (email, phone-call)

Assembly celebration

5

HT

Outstanding contribution to the community

Outstanding achievement

Overcoming adversity

As appropriate / termly

Award points on Class Charts

Issue certificate

Communicate with home (email, phone-call)

 

  As students reach thresholds in the number of reward points they receive they are entitled to a range of rewards.

The table below shows the rewards currently on offer:

Year Group

100 Points

150 Points

200 Points

250 Points

300 Points

350 Points

Year 7 to 9

Certificates are awarded at the following intervals:

-100 Points

-150 Points

-200 Points

-250 Points

-300 Points

-350 Points

All students who achieve 350 points get entered into the price draw to win an iPad.

A Choice of:

-£1.00 AGS Voucher

for school, Knagg’s or Walker’s

 

or

 

Fast Pass to the lunch queue

A Choice of:

-£1.50 AGS Voucher

for school, Knagg’s or Walker’s

 

or

 

Fast Pass to the lunch queue

A Choice of:

-£2.00 AGS Voucher

for school, Knagg’s or Walker’s

 

or

 

Fast Pass to the lunch queue

 

£5 WHSmith Voucher

 

£10 Amazon Voucher

Free end of year trip  (points received up to 8th June)

Year 10

Year 11

£10 off Prom Ticket or £10 Amazon Voucher

Free Prom Ticket

Year 12

Discounted driving lesson or £10 Amazon Voucher

 Extra driving lesson

Year 13

 

£10 off Prom Ticket or £10 Amazon Voucher

Free Prom Ticket

  

House System

 

Student of the Week

Best TG of the Term

Best overall TG of the Year

Best House of the Year

Certificate

Café breakfast and extended tutor for the winning group

Tutor group shield

House Points shield

End of Year Celebration

Year 11 leavers   buffet lunch – certificates

Celebration assembly to recognise e.g. achievement, organisation, contribution to school community etc

 

 

 

Attendance

 

Best attending Tutor Group of the Half Term

Termly attendance celebration assembly

100% attendance

10 Points per student

 Termly certificates

Attendance on the end of year trip, certificate and letter from the Headteacher

Parents are able to find out about how many rewards points their child has been awarded through the school’s Insight facility (the logon can be found via the link at the bottom of the webpage). Parents will also receive other communications from school (as shown in the previous tables) such as emails, phone calls and/or postcards to share the positive message.