The Lynn News Education Awards take place on Wednesday, 20 November at Lynnsport in King’s Lynn, and will be a showcase for local success stories in education. The headline sponsor is Teach Norfolk.
There will be awards covering best pupil, class of the year, inspirational teacher, headteacher of the year, outstanding sporting achievement, school of the year and support staff – full details of all the awards categories are below.
What happens next…
- Wednesday 20th November: Lynn News Education Awards evening at Lynnsport
- Friday 22nd November: Winners / highly commended in the Lynn News, in-paper and online
Award categories and sponsors
This award recognises the pupil that can demonstrate qualities of good citizenship and provide evidence of making a positive contribution to both the school and community plus family pantomime tickets for the winner.
Sponsored by King’s Lynn Corn Exchange
Best Pupil aged 11 – 16
This award recognises the pupil that can demonstrate qualities of good citizenship and provide evidence of making a positive contribution to both the school and community.
Sponsored by Broadland Housing
Class of the Year Award: Primary
This award recognises the work of a Primary school class who have tackled an issue or improved the learning environment of the school, whose dedication, innovation and hard work are making a real difference.
Sponsored by King’s Lynn Academy
Class of the Year Award: Secondary
This award recognises the work of a Secondary school class who have tackled an issue or improved the learning environment of the school, whose dedication, innovation and hard work are making a real difference.
Sponsored by Yours Sustainable Communities
Headteacher of the Year
This award will go to an inspirational headteacher or principal who has shown exceptional management and teaching skills and commitment to their school or college.
Sponsored by Teach Norfolk
This award recognises outstanding school teachers who inspire in their students a love of learning, encourage them to pursue excellence, and give them the skills and enthusiasm they need to make a positive difference in the world.
Sponsored by Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk
Most Improved Pupil
This award will be given to a student who has strived to improve their academic performance.This award is given to a student who has exhibited the most noticeable growth in their academic progress, attitude and discipline.
Sponsored by King Edward VII School
Outstanding Sporting Achievement
Rewarding an individual or team in a particular sport at school or through their commitment outside of the normal classroom hours.
Sponsored by Double G Clothing
School of the Year
School of the Year celebrates those schools, whose dedication, innovation and hard work are making a real difference for their pupils and their communities.
Sponsored by College of West Anglia
Support for Pupils with Special Needs
Aimed at teams or individuals working within a conventional school. In your submission explain all the innovative and successful things you have done. As well as qualified evidence to support your case. We also want to look beyond the traditional methods of measurement.
Sponsored by Badger Learning
Support Staff Award
Recognises the contributions that support staff, individuals and teams make to the success and achievements of the overall school environment. Support staff are in some cases the unsung heroes of a school, ensuring the smooth running of various activities.
Sponsored by Harrods Coaches