The Sandwell Well-being Charter Mark
The award acknowledges through 8 principles that Unsworth Academy is committed towards providing outstanding social, emotional and mental health support to it's community. This was awarded in July 2022 to Unsworth Academy.
The Rainbow Flag Award
The Rainbow Flag Award is a national quality assured framework. The award focuses on positive LGBT+, (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, plus other related identities), inclusion and visibility. The school received this award in September 2023
Emotionally Friendly Schools Award
The approach ensures Unsworth is able to effectively identify and respond to a broad range of needs. The school is currently working towards achieving this.
My Happy Mind Affiliated School
myHappymind was created for schools with a very simple mission: to give today's children the skills to thrive in tomorrow's world. Unsworth Academy has been running this programme since 2022 with outstanding success. Year 7 complete this programme and find it informative and fun.
A short course that helps children to be more emotionally resilient and positive. Unsworth Academy has run the Hummingbird Programme since 2021. It supports transition from Primary school.
Excellence in Pupil Development Award
This award offers a structured framework to evaluate and enrich your pastoral curriculum It supports you in developing pupil’s personal attributes and attitudes, such as self-confidence, resilience and self-discipline. With a focus on involving local and national organisations, it helps you prepare pupils for life in modern Britain. We are currently working towards this award and hope to receive accreditation in 2024.