Red Marsh School is an outstanding special school (Ofsted 2014-15)

Red Marsh School has recently achieved the following awards reflecting the schools commitment to continually raising standards:


  • Red Marsh school continues to meet the IIP Standard (June 2017) stating, “People have an understanding that achieving ‘outstanding’ at Ofsted is not the end! Getting better is still a journey. 


  • Quality Marks for teaching of communication, literacy and numeracy, Alliance for Life Long Learning : Early Years Foundation Stage Department reaccredited   time  (2015); Primary Department reaccredited  time (2017) and Secondary Department (2014) awaiting reaccreditation


  • Advanced International School Award (2015) British Council


  • Music Mark (2016) UK Association for Music Education for our school’s commitment to excellent music education


  •  Innovative Practice Award- Behaviour for Learning Interventions: including the use of Sensory Diets (2015) Learning Excellence Award LCC


  • Health and Safety Audit (2017) confirms school is identified as having particular strengths in Health and Safety.  


  • Flagship Healthy School, Physical Activity Quality Mark Standard updated (2016), Emotional Health and Wellbeing award updated (2017) Lancashire Healthy School Programme.


  • School Financial Value Standard (SFVS) 2017.


  • Leading Parent Partnership Award (LPPA) re-accredited (2016) for the third time. 


  • Designated as an Arts Mark Award School (2016); a centre that supports pupils taking part in the Arts. 


  • Designated as a licensed centre for Duke of Edinburgh (2017). 


  • The only special school in Wyre and Fylde to be part of the Associate Schools programme,  a 3 year intensive programme (LPN) between schools, regional theatres and the Royal Shakespeare Company (2016). 


  • An ASDAN Centre of Excellence for Creative Teaching and Learning, awaiting re-accreditation.  

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