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Awards and Achievements

Remember achievements out of school for parents and pupils are celebrated in Sharing Assembly every Friday as learning, milestones and interests outside of Howe Dell enriches learning outcomes within our School!

Champion Learners 2021

Stunning poem to commemorate the victims of Glenfell Tower Fire, written by Rugare at home and published by the Welwyn Hatfield Times. Our wonderful Howe Dell community raised over £250 for the residents of this terrible tragedy.

We are proud to announce our Day Care provision, led by Alison Reck as Manager and Howe Dell Governors, Senior Leaders and in partnership with Howe Dell School, was rightly awarded OUTSTANDING by Ofsted June 26th 2017. WELL DONE EVERYONE!

Well done our Catering team for winning Best Hertfordshire School, serving over 200 meals a day... in fact we nearly double that including catering for Day Care. Gala Evening rightly gave these ladies a fantastic opportunity to shine!

Investors in People

Howe Dell School and Children's Centre has received a Gold Award by Investors In People. Investors In People is all about business improvement. After a lot of hard work and numerous interviews with employees at Howe Dell we are overjoyed to have received this prestigious award. Well done to all involved and a big thank you to Nina Williams for her involvement.

Health and Safety 'Outstanding'

Eco-Schools and Green Flag

We are proud to announce that our school has been awarded the ECO Green Flag accreditation – the highest award granted by the national eco-schools programme!

Healthy Schools

This has been integral to developing our pupils' behaviour and raising attandance during the year. The Action Plan was devised from consultation of all stakeholders and reflects the exciting developments in the following areas:

  • Raising self esteem
  • P.E provision
  • Development of PSHCE across the school
  • Raising awareness of healthy eating

Hertfordshire Well-Being Programme

Well-Being recognises that Howe Dell is a creative and motivating place in which to teach, work and learn. The programme supports the whole staff in the school in creating a healthier workplace. It focuses on the development of healthy organisations not singled-out individuals. It is about improving the culture of the workplace and working practices, based on collective problem-solving.

Partnership with the University of Hertfordshire

Howe Dell School is pleased to provide placements for students and recruit from the University of Hertfordshire. Debra Massey has interviewed applicants for Hertfordshire University's B.Ed.(Hons) and PGCE courses for many years.