A surprise awaited guests at a special event held at Northampton’s Delaprè Abbey when it was revealed they had made the shortlists for two major awards events to be held in November…
Those selected from entries made to the Northamptonshire Education Awards 2021, were invited to a drinks reception in The Dining Room at Delapré Abbey on September 29th under the pretence that they were attending an informational evening in preparation for the awards. As the guests enjoyed networking, canapes’ and a well-deserved glass of fizz, Ben Thomas from All Things Business announced that the reason they had been invited to the event was to reveal the categories they had been selected as finalists in.
This award will go to the Nursery delivering the best in early years teaching, it will be an environment that gives our young learners the best introduction to education. You will demonstrate a creative and fun environment.
Wallace Road Nursery
Greenfields Primary School & Nursery
The winner of this award will be standout stars, not only delivering great results but doing so in an innovative way. It will not only be a great place to learn but also to work, an all round great environment. You may even be a great turnaround success, a school that needed a little help but is now excelling. Tell us everything that is great about your Primary School.
Guilsborough Primary School
Wootton Primary School
This category recognises a team or individual who:
Construction Team at Northampton College
STEM Team at Northampton Academy
Such a key role in the modern education environment, does your business manager help deliver a clear strategic direction? Do they help ensure that you maximise on your budgets and resources, while streamlining the office and administration? Does this person do their job so well they just allow the teaching team to focus on students and their learning?
Billing Brook School
The judges are expecting big numbers to enter this one, make sure you explain to them what is the winning formula that makes this individual or team deserving winners. Maybe they have consistently delivered fantastic results, or is it a brilliant track record of getting those who may be struggling a little back on track.
We’re excited to celebrate the amazing individuals and teams for this award, from storytellers to poets the judges will eagerly await the creative entrants’ applications. This award will celebrate the achievements that have been delivered, from learners excelling to impressive ideas for those not finding the subject quite so easy.
Kingswood Secondary Academy
Raunds Park Infant
Often a thankless task, is your headteacher a deserving winner of the best headteacher in Northamptonshire? Have they made positive changes to results and the school environment in a short period of time or perhaps they have continued to maintain notable achievements. Do they inspire both staff and learners to be the best they can, or are they raising standards, ensuring equal opportunities for all?
This award will go to an all round outstanding school, from fantastic results to notable success in a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities. This school would help those over achievers excel, along with demonstrating impressive evidence that they have pushed their learners of all abilities to reach their potential. All whilst providing a high level of pastoral care.
This award recognises businesses that have created a stimulating and supportive work environment and demonstrated a real commitment to the welfare of its employees, resulting in high staff satisfaction levels and a well-motivated, ambitious and unified workforce.
This school would have stood out from the rest and delivered something that was simply remarkable. Yes, they will have great academic results, but they would have over achieved in all areas! We can’t wait to hear all the amazing things this school has achieved.