GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Our Schools

Banbury Region

Banstead Region

Berkshire & Hampshire Region

Caterham Region

Crawley Region

Didcot Region

Epsom Region

London Boroughs

Redhill Region

Sunbury & Camberley Region



House points

House points are to be awarded to those going above basic expectations (see examples below).  House points enable staff to acknowledge a student’s positive contribution as well as advising the parent/carer via the BROMCOM app.

  • Inclusion: Exhibiting model citizenship e.g. demonstrating kindness, including others, being helpful, responding maturely to situations, politeness.

  • Collaboration: Demonstrating an ability to work effectively within a team.

  • Resilience: Overcoming an obstacle in learning and demonstrating courage.

  • Respect: Understanding others views and showing consideration at school.

  • Success: Excellent work in a lesson.  Work that is completed with care and attention to detail.

  • Phone Call Home

  • 100% Attendance

  • Correct uniform and equipment

  • Extra curricular commitment

Positive emails home

Staff are encouraged to regularly contact parents/carers in order to highlight and recognise a student’s consistently positive attitude.

Postcards (based on MPS values)

Students will receive postcards  on special occasions which recognise the school value they have demonstrated as well as specific comments about their achievement or when they have been awarded 20 House Points in a subject area.  A house point will also be issued to note when a postcard has been sent home in the post. E.g: Success - representing the school at an event or Resilience - working consistently hard to overcome boundaries with learning.

Postcards to be awarded based on the MPS values, which are:

  • Inclusion

  • Collaboration

  • Resilience

  • Respect

  • Success

Individual Threshold Awards based on House Points

Individual awards will be given to students in half termly house assemblies and Whole School celebration assemblies.  The thresholds are based on the total number of house points earned throughout the academic year.

Springboard Award

100 house points

Email home and certificate from Learning Mentor

Bronze Award

150 house points

Email home and certificate from HOY

Silver Award

225 house points

Letter home and certificate from Deputy Headteacher

Gold Award

300 house points

Letter home and certificate from Head of School

Platinum Award

350 house points

Letter home and certificate from Executive Head

‘Zero Heroes’ - Zero Behaviour points in a half term - HOY team

Postcard to be sent home for students at the end of every half term.

All students with zero behaviour points to be entered into a draw - 6 students per year selected and £10 Amazon voucher awarded.

Following each progress report - HOY team

After each report, students with all ‘great’ and ‘good’ comments receive an email home. Students with only ‘great’ receive a postcard sent home.

Learning Mentor Student of the week - Learning Mentors

One student per learning mentor group, per week.  Email home from Learning Mentor and house point detailing the specific achievement in relation to school values.

Learning Mentor Student of the term - HOY

One student per year group, per term.  This student will be chosen from the selection of students who have earnt learning mentee of the week within the year group.  Email home from HOY to parents/carers and £10 Amazon voucher awarded in whole school celebration assembly.  

Termly Faculty awards  - Heads of Subject/Lead Teacher

1 student, per year, per category awarded subject certificates for: Progress, Attainment, Effort.

Subject Student Ambassadors

Each faculty to have 2 teacher chosen ambassadors per class.  These students will wear badges. Roles include:

  • Helping teachers in specific faculty areas

  • Supporting other students

  • Supporting and running subject house competitions

  • Support/run break/lunch activities. eg sports/arts/music/book club

  • Helping with learning mentor time activities 

  • Supporting in cover lessons

House Points 

The totals for each house will be displayed on the school website.


House Celebration Assemblies - every half term 

Whole School Celebration Assemblies - every term

In these assemblies achievement will be recognised in all forms.  House point threshold certificates, faculty certificates (progress, attainment & effort), attendance, sporting achievements and out of school achievements will all be celebrated and rewarded.  

In the Whole School assembly (Summer term) the house with the highest number of house points will be awarded with the MPS House Cup.

Attendance Awards

Fortnightly 100% vouchers

A Form is drawn by the Head of Year every two weeks, a name is randomly drawn by the HoY.  If that student had 100% attendance over the previous two weeks they will get a £10 amazon gift voucher.

Learning Mentor Group Breakfasts

100% attendance by a Learning Mentor group in a week will get a breakfast - Pastries, Juice etc, during the following

Top Attendees of the Academic Year (Those who got 100%)

All get the Head of School certificate for outstanding attendance at the end of the Year.

100% Attendance for the Term - Family Restaurant Voucher

Students with 100% for that half term only are put into a draw.  The Head of School will pick two names out at the end of Term Assembly where the student will win a restaurant voucher for their family to recognise the students and the families efforts in ensuring they didn't miss a day of that term.

100% Attendance for the Year Award Draw

Students with 100% are put into a Draw.  The Head of School will pick the name out in the End of Year Assembly where the student will win a prize for the family to recognise the students and the families efforts in ensuring they didn't miss a day of the academic Year.