Award Categories


Sustainable School Award

This category recognises schools that have developed environmental awareness and sustainable development education across all the curriculum areas and the life of the school

Primary School Pupil of the Year

Recognition of a pupil who has made an outstanding contribution, academic or otherwise. This pupil exerts a positive influence on other students, is approachable by staff and pupils alike and is happy to get involved in activities for the school. An all round good citizen for your school!

Secondary School Pupil of the Year

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Recognition of a pupil who has made an outstanding contribution, academic or otherwise. This pupil exerts a positive influence on other students, is approachable by staff and pupils alike and is happy to get involved in activities for the school. An all round good citizen for your school!

Inspirational Teaching Award

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This award recognises teachers who have made a significant contribution to the success of their students and provided an inspiration to children.

Sports Achievement Award

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Rewarding an individual or team for excelling in a particular sport or sports at school through their dedication and commitment outside of school hours. This can be for any recent achievements either during lockdown or before.

Young Engineer/Scientist Award

This award will recognise an individual who has displayed outstanding achievement, or improvement, in science or engineering.

Career Aspiration Award

This category recognises schools that are inspiring young people to develop an understanding of the different career pathways and opportunities open to them, in particular the hands on experience offered by apprenticeships.

Headteacher of the Year

This award will honour those headteachers who display dedication to excellence, outstanding leadership qualities and passion for raising standards not only in their own school but across the region.

Health and Wellbeing

This award recognises a holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle, incorporating a positive approach to exercise, nutrition and general wellbeing for students, staff and families.

Unsung Hero Award

This award pays tribute to those who make a significant contribution to the school community behind the scenes and have a positive impact on day-to-day life.

Primary School of the Year Award

Recognition of a school for their positive contribution to the community, raising pupil achievement or collaborative work with other schools to raise standards and inspire learning.

Secondary School of the Year Award

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Recognition of a school for their positive contribution to the community, raising pupil achievement or collaborative work with other schools to raise standards and inspire learning.