2021 Winners

NURSERY OF THE YEAR

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This award went to a Nursery that delivered the best in early years teaching, it was an environment that gave young learners the best introduction to education. They demonstrated a creative and fun environment.

Wallace Road Nursery

Kilsby Preschool

Greenfields Primary School & Nursery

PRIMARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

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The winner of this award were standout stars, not only delivering great results but doing so in an innovative way. The winners are not only be a great place to learn but also to work, an all round great environment.

Guilsborough Primary School


Wootton Primary School

Stanwick Academy

STEM AWARD FOR 2021

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This category recognised a team who:

  • helped children and young people develop English or STEM skills and applied these across the curriculum
  • innovated and engaged the whole educational establishment, with measured successes and outcomes;
  • is a shining example of excellent teaching of English or STEM; and
  • developed effective and imaginative approaches to learning.

Construction Team at Northampton College


STEM Team at Northampton Academy

SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER OF THE YEAR

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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?

Bev Churchman
Wallace Road


Tracey Carter

Billing Brook School

MATHS TEACHER OR TEAM OF THE YEAR

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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.

Lydia Cartwright
Stanwick Primary

Anita Quinn
iMAT Trust

Kyle Dunkley
Northampton Academy

Paul Thompson
Yardley Gobion

SEND TEAM OR SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

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For this award we are looking for a school whose staff and children are at the heart of everything they do. A school that works as a team to help SEND children to achieve their full potential. A school whose staff are caring, knowledgeable, dedicated and passionate about supporting children with special needs.

Hospital and Outreach Education AP Academy


Fairfields School

Greenfields Specialist School for Communication

ENGLISH TEACHER OR TEAM OF THE YEAR

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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.

Fazila Sogojeva
Kingswood Secondary Academy


Northampton Academy

Karen Wilcox
Raunds Park Infant

HEADTEACHER OF THE YEAR

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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?

Chris Clyne
Northampton Academy
Kerry Mills
Newton Road Primary

SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

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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.

Northampton Academy


Weavers Academy

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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For this award we will honour outstanding leaders in education who have dedicated their lives to the enhancement of the Institution/Organisation and advancing the field of education with their pioneering spirit, demonstrated innovation, advocacy and career achievements that have improved the education industry. The Lifetime Achievement Award would be presented to an individual member whose long-term efforts, dedication, and sustained commitment has supported the organisation.

Brenda Hunt
Ian Wilson
Sarah Mitchell
Carole Rose
Debbie Reeve

OVERALL SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

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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.

Hospital and Outreach Education AP Academy