Awards & Accreditations



AMIC Impact Awards - Small Budget Impact Winner

We are delighted to announce that Stamford School has won the Small Budget Impact Awards at the annual AMCIS Impact Awards.

"Their innovative campaigns not only increased visibility but also translated into a substantial uptick in enquiries. This achievement is poised to have a significant impact on the institution's income, showcasing the the team's adeptness at maximising resources to yield impressive results in pupil recruitment."


Independent Schools Of The Year Awards

We are delighted to announce that the Stamford Schools have been awarded Independent School of the Year for Community Outreach 2021. As well as this we were also finalists for Independent School Parent magazine’s Independent Boys’ School of the Year and shortlisted for Independent Girls’ School of the Year.

Shortlist - 2021

TES Independent Schools Sports Award

We are delighted that Stamford School was shortlisted for the TES Independent Schools Sports Award 2021.

Stamford has been recognised for providing outstanding sporting provision and sporting engagement, even through difficult times. Well done to all students and staff involved.

Shortlist - 2021

AMCIS Communications IMPACT Award

We were thrilled to have been shortlisted for the AMCIS Communications IMPACT award for our communications through the National Lockdown and school closure periods.


The Good Schools Guide

The Good Schools Guide is an independent and impartial directory 'written by parents, for parents'. 

Available both online and published annually, the guide describes itself as 'the straight-talking, independent, unbiased and fun guide to UK state and private schools'.

Over forty writers review independent and state schools on a regular basis – visiting, talking to parents, staff and pupils and collecting the valuable knowledge and insights mere data cannot provide. 

There is also a comprehensive collection of education statistics available for parents.

Please click on the links to read the Stamford School reviews:

Muddy Stilettos

Muddy Stilettos are an online blog with the goal of being an ‘urban guide to the countryside’ becoming an indispensable local guide to 24 counties.


The Heads' Conference

The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) is a professional association of headteachers representing over 370 independent schools across. 

HMC’s independent schools are individual and distinctive, offering parents a rich variety of options when choosing the right education for their child. But, at the heart of every HMC school is a commitment to the benefits of a holistic educational experience: academic excellence coupled with a strong emphasis on pastoral care and exceptional co-curricular opportunities.

The Independent Schools Council

The Independent Schools Council (ISC) was founded in 1973 and currently represents over 1,300 independent schools educating over 500,000 children in the UK. 

The aim of ISC is to promote and protect the independent education sector. The ISC achieve this through: engaging with policy and public affairs, providing Media and communications support, and collecting sector-specific data and conducting research including the ICS Census.

The Independent Association of Prep Schools

The Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) is a schools' association with over 670 leading prep schools in membership.

The Primary Science Quality Mark

The Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) is the only national award scheme to develop and celebrate the quality of science teaching and learning in primary schools, and is achieved through a year-long process of audit, action and evidence-based reflection.

Stamford Junior School were specifically praised for their engagement of the whole-school community in the teaching and learning of science.