Accreditations & Awards


Advice Quality Standard (AQS) Advice Level (Welfare Benefits) and Casework Level (Housing; Refugees and Asylum Seekers) (2023)

National Resource Centre for Supplementary Schools (NRCSE) Quality Assurance


Mayor's Award for Voluntary Contributions 2022 (Finalist)


The London Youth Awards 2022 - The Creating a Better London Award - Rainbow Club (shortlisted)


Mayor's Award for valuable contribution within the borough's community response to COVID-19 (2020) - Rainbow Club


Mayor of London, Team London Awards 2018 - Outstanding Contribution to Volunteering - Rainbow Club

The Rainbow Club receives top marks!

We are delighted to announce that the Rainbow Club Saturday School has recently received top marks in all categories of the Quality Assurance conducted by the National Resource Centre for Supplementary Schools (NRCSE). According to the report from the NRCSE our outstanding achievements included:

  • The range of curriculum activities including drama, music, art and sports.
  • A very clear planning cycle, with meticulous and thorough record keeping which demonstrates both vision and operational rigour.
  • Exceptionally high standards of teacher development.
  • Excellent ratio of staff to pupils enabling school to meet social and educational needs of very wide range of circumstances.
  • Carefully managed and supported use of professional teaching and assessment materials allowing volunteer staff to participate fully.
  • AFRIL’s Rainbow Club Saturday School achieved the advanced level on all eight standards.

Well done to everyone involved in making this happen!