History and Awards

History

 

TERRY JONES PAINTING

'Clapham Junction' is an artwork by Terry Jones which is now part of the LBTS Art Gallery on the 2nd floor. The painting, from 1979, was a prize winner at the Spirit of London exhibition. Terry's art is known for its experimental nature and use of colour as well as the great artistic skill it showed. All attributes and skills LBTS tries to teach its students in Art.
Click here to read more about Terry Jone.

The painting was donated by Terry's wife, Margaret, a long time governor of the school and part of the team that supported it become outstanding in 2013

 

Awards

ADVANCED HEALTHY SCHOOLS

Advanced Healthy School status awarded since 2009

Healthy School status awarded 2006.

This is a national award that is granted to schools that can demonstrate an outstanding commitment to supporting the health and well being of its students.

 

ARTSMARK GOLD

Awarded since 2002

Artsmark Gold is a highly prestigious award given to schools which offer an exceptional range of opportunities in art, dance, drama and music. The assessor stated 'the range of opportunities to work with leading arts organisations is exceptional.'

 

BBC NEWS SCHOOLS REPORT

Awarded since 2005

LBTS was invited in 2005 to take part in the very first BBC News Schools Report. This is now a national programme of events culminating in a BBC Schools Report. Our latest report is here.

 

BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY SIEFF AWARD

Awarded 2006

The Business in the Community Sieff Award is awarded each year for outstanding collaboration with business. LBTS was given the award for the ‘hard work and commitment of LBTS to working with local, national and global businesses to support learning’.

 

CONSISTENCY MANAGEMENT AND COOPERATIVE DISCIPLINE (CMCD)

Awarded since 2005

CMCD is the only programme that promotes a positive behaviour that has been proven to work through academic research. All of the staff and students have been trained in its use and it includes strategies such as, go-around cup, vine of human kindness, classroom managers and caught-doing-the-right-thing slips.

 

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT STANDARD IN SCHOOLS (FMSIS)

Awarded since 2006

This national standard is awarded to schools who can demonstrate their financial procedures meet all of the requirements that would be required of a business. On both occasions it was only awarded after a very thorough audit.

 

ICT MARK

Awarded since 2007

This is a national award given to schools that use ICT to a very high standard to raise achievement. The assessor noted ‘the high quality ICT is used in a wide range of innovative ways to raise achievement.’

 

INVESTORS IN CAREERS

Awarded since 2005

This national award recognises the work the school does to support students consider their future career. The report stated 'there is a clear commitment through an innovative approach to careers education and guidance, to motivate pupils to achieve their career goals.'

 

LONDON SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY (LSBU)

Awarded 2007

LBTS was very honoured to be granted honorary fellowship of LSBU in recognition of ‘the remarkable turnaround in the last few years.’

 

NATIONAL SUPPORT SCHOOL/NATIONAL LEADER OF EDUCATION (NSS/NLE)

Awarded since 2009

NSS/NLE status is granted by the National College for Leadership of Schools to those schools that are considered good enough to support schools in challenging circumstances. LBTS is proud to be the only NSS/NLE in Lambeth and one of only 143 secondary schools in England to be granted this status.

 

NATIONAL TEACHING AWARDS

Awarded 2004

The Leadership in a Secondary School award was given to Andrew Marsh for his outstanding work to create and lead the inclusion team at LBTS. Andrew retired in 2009 but the team he created continues to go from strength to strength.

 

NATIONAL TEACHING SCHOOL

Awarded 2014

 

Lilian Baylis Technology School is proud to be the only secondary Teaching School in Lambeth. This national scheme funds LBTS to work with local schools to collectively improve the quality of teaching and leadership. 

 

SCHOOL OSCAR

Awarded 2005 and 2008

The Government awarded a school 'Oscar' to the most improved secondary school in each Council for 5 years from 2005 to 2009. LBTS is proud to have won this award twice.

 

SPECIALIST SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES TRUST VALUE ADDED CLUB

Awarded since 2009

LBTS was given this award because students at LBTS make more progress than students in most other schools. Value added measures the progress a student makes from Y6 SATs to Y11 GCSEs.

 

WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGISTS (WCIT) PARTNER SCHOOL

Awarded since 2003

WCIT is one of the City of London livery companies and is made up of 800 senior ICT professionals. WCIT supports LBTS through in kind funding, a number of WCIT sponsor governors and a number of innovative careers events.