Before embarking on wider achievement awards, it is important to do as much research as possible to ensure that it is right for your young people.
Jim Duffy from ‘Awards Network’ has written an article about being awards aware and the importance of wider achievement awards in the process of developing positive and appropriate learner pathways for our young people:
To develop a clear rationale for wider achievement in your establishment see Building the Curriculum 5 a framework for assessment: recognising achievement, profiling and reporting:
When deciding on what awards are right for you, a good place to start is the ‘Amazing Things’ publication by the Awards Network which highlights a range of wider achievement awards and gives advice around accreditation, age and stage:
For information on all awards from the SQA see document below: