Awards & Accreditations
Investors in People
For nearly 30 years Investors in People has been recognised internationally as a leading people accreditation. Achieving this award is a terrific achievement, demonstrating our commitment to our people.
Investors in Young People
This is an achievement that represents a true commitment to the recruitment, development and retention of Scotland’s young people.
Investors in People Health & Wellbeing Award
The Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Good Practice Award is a framework that will help organisations develop further and celebrate achievements around this important workplace issue.
Rights Respecting School Award. Bronze - Rights Committed
Bronze: Rights Committed is the first stage of the Rights Respecting Schools Award.
Green Flag Award
The Green Flag Award® scheme recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces, setting the benchmark standard for the management of recreational outdoor spaces across the United Kingdom and around the world.
RHS School Gardening Award - Level 4
Our pupils are using tools professionally, growing and harvesting produce throughout the year.
RHS School Gardening Awards - Level 5
Our pupils can talk about our garden and our plants. Our school garden is a fantastic achievement and we use the garden as much as we can, our garden has a future.
RHS Involving Children and Young People Award
Our pupils did activities that benefited our local area. This inspired them to enjoy the benefits of gardening while helping to create our school garden and food-growing initiatives.
RHS ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood
The aim is to clean and beautify their neighbourhoods, community allotments and school eco-groups. At GSC our good work was acknowledged by our local communities.
SQA Star Award 2018 - Innovation
Our team recognised that young people had a lack of awareness about their Mental Health and Wellbeing, and they struggled to be able to recognise and differentiate between issues that they may experience as well as known how to get support. This led them to form a quality design team and in conjunction with SQA developed the Mental Health & Wellbeing SCQF Level 4 & level 5 qualification.
Scotland Excel Awards
The Scotland Excel Awards recognise the innovation and excellence of suppliers who go the extra mile to deliver tangible benefits to members of Scotland Excel and support the delivery of key public services.
Scottish Living Wage Employer
The Living Wage award is a symbol of responsible business practice. Living Wage accreditation celebrates employers that choose to go further than the government minimum.
RHS School Gardening Champion of the Year
David Nicol, our Science Teacher, won the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society School Gardening of the Year Award in 2017.