Local schools shortlisted in this year’s Educate Awards

Local schools have been named in the Educate Awards 2021 shortlist.

After receiving hundreds of entries, over 75 schools and colleges from the Liverpool City Region, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire, many from schools and colleges, have been named in this year’s shortlist.

  • Damon Murphy from Plantation Primary School, Knowsley and Mike Anderson from St Julie’s High School, Liverpool have been shortlisted for the School Support Star of the Year Award
  • Maricourt Catholic High School has been shortlisted for the The Communication Award
  • St Vincent’s School, West Derby has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Commitment to the Environment Award
  • Rainford High School and Maricourt Catholic High School have been shortlisted for the Careers & Enterprise Award
  • Rainford High School has been shortlisted for the SEND Provision Award
  • Winstanley College has been shortlisted for the Outstand Commitment to STEM Award
  • Maricourt Catholic High School been shortlisted for the Community Partnership Award
  • Rainford High School has been shortlisted for the Mental Health & Wellbeing Award Award
  • Our Lady and St Swithin’s Catholic Primary School, Liverpool has been shortlisted as Most Inspirational Alternative Provision by a School Award
  • Rainford High School has been shortlisted as Most Inspirational Primary School Award
  • Bickerstaffe C E Primary School have been shortlisted for the WOW Recognition Award

The awards showcase the work of schools and colleges, which are delivering outstanding education and helping students achieve their full potential. With over 21 categories, the shortlist recognises inspiring teachers, dedicated support staff and strategic leadership teams.

The awards, in partnership with Copyrite Systems and Ricoh, is the largest education awards in the region and will take place at the iconic Liverpool Cathedral on Friday 19 November.

This year marks its tenth anniversary and it is set to be extra special after 2020’s ceremony was held virtually due to the pandemic.

Kim O’Brien, founder of the Educate Awards, said: “A huge well done to the schools and colleges who have made this year’s shortlist.

“After a difficult 18 or so months, it is extremely important that we recognise the amazing schools and colleges which have supported students, families, staff and the wider communities during the pandemic. The calibre of entries was absolutely incredible and deciding on the shortlist was a really difficult process.

“As 2020’s ceremony didn’t take place in its usual format, we are excited to be planning a spectacular event which makes up for last year. We’ll be revealing some really exciting new details over the next few weeks so keep an eye out!”

Kim added: “We look forward to celebrating with you all on 19 November!”

Associate sponsors of the Educate Awards 2021 include: All About STEMAngel SolutionsCERCPMM Media GroupHidden StrengthLCR Careers HubLiverpool John Moores UniversityLSSPProgress CareersSupplyWell and Winstanley College.

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