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Wick High School Goes For Vivo Rewards Scheme

3rd October 2012

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WICK HIGH SCHOOL LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE ONLINE REWARDS SCHEME IN SCOTLAND.

Wick High School is the first school in Scotland to sign up to Vivo Miles, the award winning online rewards system for secondary school students.

Vivo Miles has been developed to help schools to engage and motivate students to perform to the best of their abilities. The school will roll out the new system over the next few months which will enable staff to reward and recognise students for their achievements and efforts both inside and outside of the classroom.

Vivo Miles helps to drive school improvement and attainment by encouraging and rewarding positive student behaviour, both inside and outside the classroom. Similar to a traditional gold star system, students are awarded points called 'Vivos' which they collect and can either redeem in the online shop or donate to charity. Staff can reward students at the touch of a button, dramatically reducing the administrative costs and time associated with paper based rewards.

Adrian Burt, Managing Director of Vivo Miles says, "More than 500 secondary schools across England are now members of Vivo and we are delighted to welcome our first school in Scotland. Designed by schools for schools, Vivo supports the improvement of school culture and results by unifying teachers, students and parents in the celebration of success."

Adrian continues, "Schools know from experience that rewards are an effective motivational tool and we have countless examples of how Vivo has contributed to improving overall results. Thanks to being online the system is easy to implement so is well received by staff and students alike. We look forward to working with staff to ensure that they, and the students, get the most out of Vivo."

Senior school staff at Wick High School are all unanimous in their approval for the transparency and consistency offered by Vivo which automatically pulls attendance and punctuality data directly from their management systems, so schools can seamlessly encourage and reward, for consistent performance. Thanks to being online, school Managers can also monitor staff engagement with the system, to ensure rewards are allocated consistently across all disciplines.

Vivos are funded by the school but in other regions local businesses have also pledged their support by offering products for the shop or funding as part of Corporate Social Responsibility programmes. Any businesses keen to support improving attainment at schools in their region should contact Vivo Miles on press[AT]vivomiles.com.

 

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