Greenbank High School was judged as Outstanding by OFSTED in the latest report published in November 2010.
Greenbank High School is recognised as a Leading Edge School through The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust. Greenbank is a member of this network of high-performing schools, which supports outstanding schools in sharing effective and innovative practice.
Greenbank High School holds the British Council International School Award. The award recognises our links with other schools around the world, the teaching of pupils about other countries and cultures and enhances teaching standards through sharing best practice from other countries.
Greenbank High School has been awarded the Recognition of Commitment as the first stage in its journey to becoming a UNICEF Rights Respecting School. A Rights Respecting School puts the Convention of the Rights of the Child at the heart of a school’s culture and ethos to improve well-being and develop every child’s talents and abilities to their full potential.
Greenbank High School is a member of NACE (The National Association for Able Children in Education). In June 2015 we were recognised as being the first school in the North West to achieve the prestigious award.
Greenbank High School achieved the Secondary Quality Mark for Geography through the Geographical Association. The quality mark provides a framework to recognise and develop the teaching of high quality geography. Greenbank is also recognised through an OFSTED good practice Report for Geography published in 2012/13.
Greenbank High School is a member of The Southport Learning Partnership. The SLP involves the secondary and primary schools working together to provide opportunities for staff and pupils in Southport. The group provides collaborative professional development for teachers, leaders and governors and enables pupils to take part in innovative projects in the community and curriculum ranging from literacy to supporting Kings Gardens.
Greenbank High School was nomianted for the prestigous national award Humanities School of the Year in 2014 and 2015, through the Times Educational Supplement (TES). The nomination was recognition for the outstanding levels of progress made in Geography at GCSE.
In July 2015 Greenbank High School was awarded a Distinction Quality Mark for Physical Education and Sport by the Association of Physical Education. This recognised excellent PE teaching, outstanding results, success in competitive sport and a drive to ensure that many pupils participate in sport both as extra-curricular activities and in local clubs.