Celebrating excellence in literacy programmes across Kent
Nominations are accepted from teachers, support staff and management at primary and secondary schools in Kent, Medway, Bromley and Bexley that showcase initiatives that develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.
Nominations officially open on March 1 and culminate with an awards celebration at Hempstead House Hotel at Bapchild near Sittingbourne in July each year. There will be a fundraising raffle with proceeds raised from the Kent Literacy Awards going to support reading projects in the region.
Reading, writing, speaking and listening skills are developed through a wide variety of cross-curricular topics, including arts and drama.
The awards call for nominations to showcase initiatives that make a real difference to the success of schools. The aim is to celebrate what has worked well in the classroom and help spread that best practice across the county.
Deadline to nominate is: Noon on 1 May.
The list of categories in full:
Best Circle Time; Best home reading initiative; Most engaging writing topic; Most effective use of IT to enhance writing; Most effective use of IT to enhance reading; Best initiative to encourage speaking and listening skills; Best use of drama to promote writing, speaking and listening skills; Best use of art or poetry; Most successful programme for engaging pupils with English as second language; Most engaging writing competition or theme; Best use of cross curricular reading opportunities; Best use of cross curricular writing; Best promotion of reading for pleasure; Best School Library; Most inspiring book corner; Most engaging book week theme; Best reward scheme; Best speaking competition or debating club.
For more information on Kent Literacy Awards call the team on 01227 475966.
Kent Literacy Awards is staged as a fundraising event to support the educational services delivered by Inspire Schools / KM Charity Team in south east schools. No charge is made to submit a nomination, but funds raised through corporate sponsorship are used to support our work.