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Heronsbridge School recognised as an investor in people

07 February 2018

Heronsbridge School in Bridgend has been awarded the Investors in People gold accreditation in recognition of the school’s commitment to high performance through good people management.

Investors in People is the international standard that defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results, and enables organisations to benchmark against the very best in the business.

Underpinning the standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Heronsbridge School. Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Heronsbridge School should be extremely proud of their achievement.”

Commenting on the award, Jeremy Evans, Heronsbridge’s Head Teacher said: “Gaining the gold accreditation marks our twenty-one year Investors in People journey. The gold accreditation is a reflection of our values as an organisation and it truly reflects the commitment and effort of everyone working at Heronsbridge – past and present.

“I would like to thank everyone for the part they play in making Heronsbridge a fantastic place to work and for making a difference to the lives of so many pupils and their families.”

Councillor Charles Smith, Bridgend County Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Regeneration, said: “This is an outstanding achievement for Heronsbridge, and highlights just how much the school supports and invests in its 200 members of staff through the high quality training and development opportunities they receive.”

Heronsbridge School is a residential special school in Bridgend that caters for the needs of pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders.

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Last Updated: 13/02/2018
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