THE region’s nursery and primary schools are leading the way in their nominations for the Journal Education Awards. Entries have flooded in for the category to highlight some of the excellent work that is being carried out at the starter level.
There have been nominations for staff at six of the Salisbury secondary schools and colleges, but there are some notable absences so far from the educational bases.
Bill Browne, Publisher of the Journal, said: “Some might have assumed that nominations for some schools will be automatic, but unless parents, fellow members of staff or pupils speak up we could miss some real stars.”
The entries have been coming in by the dozen for the awards which will be hosted at the Milford Hall Hotel in July.
There’s a wide variety of awards to be won and nominating could not be simpler. Plus it could win one nominator a £100 prize (see prize details here)
Here are the categories and you have to do is click here to nominate.
1. NURSERY/PRIMARY TEACHER OF THE YEAR - Sponsor Woolley and Wallis
Celebrates outstanding achievement or dedication of individual nursery/ primary phase teachers, who inspire and engage pupils and make an exceptional contribution to the life of their school/nursery.
2. SECONDARY TEACHER OF THE YEAR - Sponsor The Body Lounge
Celebrates outstanding achievement or dedication of individual secondary phase teachers, who inspire and engage pupils and make an exceptional contribution their school.
3. COLLEGE TEACHER OF THE YEAR - Sponsor Aspire Defence
Celebrates outstanding achievement or dedication of an individual college teacher who inspires and engages pupils. He or she makes an exceptional contribution to the life of their college.
This category can include caretakers, support assistants, schools crossing patrol people and other non-teaching staff. It is aimed at those who always give exceptional service and make a real difference to their educational establishment through their work.
5. LEADERSHIP AWARD - Wilsons Law
Celebrates outstanding achievement(s) of a head teacher or senior leadership team member or governor who has made an exceptional contribution to education.
6. VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTION AWARD - Sponsor Radiquip
Celebrates outstanding achievement or dedication of governors, parents or individual who has shown dedication and commitment to their school on a voluntary basis.
7. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AWARD - Sponsor New Hall Hospital
Celebrates the dedication of schools, pupils or teachers that have developed initiatives to forge strong links with their community.
Recognises a new idea that has had a significant positive impact on children and young people. Or an educational establishment that has demonstrated a commitment to providing new opportunities for students.
Recognises an outstanding and or/ innovative contribution to the teaching of Science and Technology in either a primary or secondary school.
10. BUSINESS IN SCHOOLS AWARD - Sponsor Moore Stephens
This category is to recognise an initiative by either a school or business that has forged a successful partnership to the benefit of a school and its pupils.