The Primary Quality Mark is an award that celebrates and supports continuous improvement in literacy and numeracy. The PQM process complements the principles underpinning current national education strategies and provides a framework for self-evaluation and continuous improvement of the basic skills of all pupils in a school.
It is awarded to a setting or school to recognise their provision, practice and performance in literacy and numeracy, and is valid for three years.
A school or setting must demonstrate a whole school approach to improving standards in literacy and numeracy, with evidence of the impact of its approaches.
on the basic skills of all pupils in a school, including those who Underachieve.
The basic skills are defined as: The ability to read, write and speak in English and use mathematics at a level necessary to function and progress at work and in society in general'.
At Trull School, we are proud to hold the Primary Quality Mark and a plaque confirming our successful accreditation can be seen in the school foyer.