Celebrating success and innovation

The educational charity Inspire Schools stages multiple awards events to both celebrate the excellent work delivered in schools, but also to share best practice. Events include heats of the Teacher of the Year Awards staged in Kent, Sussex and London as well as the Green School Awards and Kent Literacy Awards.

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Kent Literacy Awards 2020

The Kent Literacy Awards 2020 showcased the county’s top 23 school initiatives securing child wellbeing and future prospects. Accolades were presented to schools for innovative and exciting methods of inspiring young people to read, write, speak and listen with confidence. And...

Sussex Teacher of the Year Awards 2020

A major annual celebration of teaching talent moved online to pay tribute to the unsung heroes of Sussex schools. Usually a glittering gala at Jurys Inn Brighton over the summer, the Sussex Teacher of the Year Awards was instead streamed at 6pm on Wednesday, October 28 as a...

Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2020

The best teachers, support staff and volunteers the county has to offer were celebrated at the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2020 on Friday (October 16). Now in its 20th year the awards event, which was due to take place at Ashford International Hotel in May, was instead...

London Teacher of the Year Awards 2020

The cream of the capital’s educators were honoured on Friday evening (October 9) at the London Teacher of the Year Awards 2020. Originally planned pre-COVID19 as a glittering awards dinner staged at the Heathrow headquarters of British Airways, the event was instead transformed...

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Fantastic Scholastic’s bumper donation for Buster’s Book Club

A Kent children’s charity is celebrating a bumper donation from publisher Scholastic Ltd worth more than £1,000. The Kent and Medway (KM) Charity Team, which supports schools with child health and wellbeing initiatives, was gifted 188 books to award to young readers. The books...

Festive prize for reading champs

Best-selling children’s author Nick Butterworth has brought an early dose of Christmas cheer to a Medway school. Pupils from St Peter’s Infant School in Rochester won the final reading challenge of the year staged by the Kent and Medway (KM) Charity Team as part of Buster’s Book...

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Sprint star inspires dreams of Olympic glory

  An Olympic athlete left pupils with stars in their eyes and dreaming of track and field glory on Wednesday (November 20). Team GB sprint star Jack Green led a whole-school active fitness session at Folkestone’s Mundella Primary School, and spoke to pupils about his...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019