Categories & Criteria

Outstanding Contribution to School Life (Three awards, one for Primary, Secondary and Special Schools)

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Outstanding Achievement (Three awards, one for Primary, Secondary and Special Schools)

These awards are open to children and young people who have demonstrated excellent achievement, shown ambition, dedication and present as a positive role model to others.

Judging for this category will be based upon the following criteria:

  • Evidence of the pupil achieving excellence
  • Evidence of how the pupil demonstrates ambition and dedication in their education
  • Evidence of how the pupil presents as a positive role model to others

 

Artist of the Year

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Scientist of the Year

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Sports Person of the Year

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Alumni of the Year

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Intern of the Year

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Teacher of the Year

This award is to recognise an excellent teacher who brings passion, knowledge, skills and determination to the classroom to engage and inspire children and young people to thrive and achieve well.

Judging for this category will be based upon the following criteria:

  • Evidence of impact on the progress and attainment of the pupils they teach
  • Sharing of inspirational practice across their own educational setting, and ideally, with other local education settings
  • Evidence of the teacher valuing and continuing their own professional development

 

Apprentice of the Year

This award recognises and celebrates an excellent apprentice who has not only progressed well in both their knowledge and skill development but also made an exceptional contribution to the workplace.

Judging for this category will be based upon the following criteria:

  • Evidence of commitment to achieving the best possible results
  • Evidence that the apprentice has made very good progress and is achieving well
  • Evidence of the exceptional contribution made to his or her workplace

 

Support Champion of the Year

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Team of the Year

This award is open to departments and teams within early years settings and schools, it recognises the contribution these teams make by working together to ensure children and young people thrive and achieve well.

Judging for this category will be based upon the following criteria:

  • Evidence of how the team works together to provide teaching and learning opportunities that inspire and engage pupils in ways that help students make rapid progress in their learning
  • Evidence of the impact this team have brought to the school
  • Evidence of the lasting effect of the team’s work

 

Educational Leadership Award

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Governing Body of the Year

This award is open to governing bodies who have shown outstanding leadership and contributed well to the success of their schools

Judging for this category will be based upon the following criteria:

  • Evidence of good teamwork and commitment
  • Evidence of effective support and challenge
  • Evidence of positive outcomes

 

Next Generation: Business Partnership of the Year

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Diversity & Inclusion Award

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Curriculum Innovation Award

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Transforming Lives Through Partnership Award

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School of the Year

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Please refer to the criteria of these awards when submitting a nomination.