MOVE Centre of Excellence status is awarded to organisations using the MOVE Programme in the most effective way. Our Centres of Excellence are shining examples of best practice and provide continuity for the Programme on a local, regional, and even national level, opening their doors to showcase their achievements and encourage participation.

Only 17 organisations in the UK have achieved Centre of Excellence status. This accreditation recognises the organisations who have achieved Gold Quality Mark status and who work closely with the MOVE Europe Head Office, taking an active role in developing and introducing the MOVE Programme to other organisations.

What are the benefits of becoming Centre of Excellence?

  • Acknowledgement of your outstanding practice
  • Regional and national recognition 
  • Provides a framework to maintain high standards
  • Access to ongoing support
  • Involvement in the future direction of MOVE Europe

Centres of Excellence near you

Scotland

  • Drummond School, Inverness
  • Oaklands School, Edinburgh

Northern England

  • Mayfield School, Whitehaven
  • Millstead School, Liverpool
  • Humberston Park Special School, Grimsby
  • West SILC, Leeds

Midlands

  • Ivy House School, Derby

London and South East

  • Cherry Garden School, Peckham
  • Mapledown School, Barnet
  • St Nicholas School, Canterbury
  • Tuke School, Southwark
  • Watergate School, Lewisham
  • Willow Dene School, Greenwich

South and South West

  • Brookfields Special School, Reading
  • Henry Tyndale School, Farnborough
  • Wyvern Academy, Weymouth

Wales

  • Crownbridge Special School, Croesyceiliog

How can my organisation become a Centre of Excellence?

If you would like to arrange a visit to your nearest Centre of Excellence, or you would like to become Centre of Excellence Accredited, please get in touch!

Help me become a centre of excellence

Please note that you have to have already achieved, or be ready to be assessed for, a Gold MOVE Quality Mark before you can become Centre of Excellence Accredited.