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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Teachers’ glittering galas swapped for virtual celebrations

The latest casualty in the fallout from COVID-19 is a trio of awards paying tribute to unsung heroes in south east schools and colleges. Teacher of the Year Awards events for London, Kent and Sussex originally due to take place in sumptuous surroundings in May and June will now...

Literacy Awards celebrate lockdown learning

A children’s charity is calling for schools to share the secrets of their successes in keeping kids learning during lockdown. The best innovations will be showcased in the brand-new Home School Literacy Initiative category of the Kent Literacy Awards 2020. The awards, run by the...

Literacy awards extend deadline and reward home schooling

The children’s charity behind the Kent Literacy Awards has extended the nomination deadline to allow schools to showcase their successful reading and writing initiatives. And to recognise the herculean efforts of teachers during lockdown a Best Home School Literacy Initiative...

Seeking star literacy schemes

Schools using successful ways to encourage children to read, write and love the English language could be in line for a Kent Literacy Award. Any primary, secondary, or special school in Kent can enter – and there is a wide range of categories to choose from including most...

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Bright Spark Awards 2020

The Bright Spark Awards contest has revealed the most enterprising young scientists in Kent schools. Organisations judging the youngsters’ entries were Pfizer – whose COVID-19 vaccine in collaboration with BioNTech began its UK rollout out last week – along with Kent Renewable...

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...

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Panto legend delivers green-travel prize

  Panto legend Ben Roddy took time out from preparing for the Marlowe Theatre’s Christmas production of Mother Goose to read to the winners of a green-travel challenge. Ben read Mordicai Gerstein’s The Man Who Walked Between the Towers to the children of Whitstable Junior School...
Posted On 11 Nov 2019