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>> MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR

I am delighted to introduce the inaugural Examiner

Schools Awards and would like to invite you to enter.

Whether you are a teacher, a pupil, a parent or a governor,

this exciting new event is your chance to salute your school

as we aim to find and celebrate the best.

We are on the look-out for success across a range of

categories as detailed on the next page and we will

be naming the overall Examiner Nursery, Primary and

Secondary Schools of the year – awarded to those that

our judges believe have had the most outstanding

academic year.

If your school, your class or your teacher deserves an

award, all you need to do is submit your entry form before

the deadline on the 20th May.

You have to be in it to win it so get those entries coming in

and you could see your school as a finalist or winner at our

very first Examiner Schools Awards.

Roy Wright

Editor

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS FRIDAY 20TH MAY 2016

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HOW TO ENTER

To enter the Examiner Schools Awards simply complete this entry form and

return it to our events team along with the reasons behind your nomination.

Your entry should include:

★ A completed entry form. Tick the category you are entering on the following page and complete the

nomination details.

★ Please complete a separate entry form for each nomination you make.

★ Tell us about the school, class, project, person you are entering in no more than 1000 words.

★ You can include photographs or other support material if you wish as long as it is not excessive.

Return your entry to the events team one of the following ways:

Post: Examiner Schools Awards, PO Box 48, Old Hall Street, L69 3EB

Email to: awards@examiner.co.uk

If you have any questions please call: 01484 437702 @ExaminerSchools

Deadline for entries is Friday 20th May 2016

>> CATEGORIES & CRITERIA

Healthy Living Award

For a class of whole school who makes

it a priority to lead a healthy lifestyle.

For example, this could be by exercising

more, drinking more water, eating

healthy foods or growing vegetables to

use in the kitchen.

Active Community Award

This award is for a class, year group or

whole school who play an active role in

their local community. It may be raising

money for a local charity or getting

involved in your community.

School Communication Award

Open to all schools that have an

excellent communication strategy

which may include print (eg school

newspapers, newsletters, posters

etc), online (eg websites or apps)

and social media (eg twitter &

Facebook) in the 2015/16 academic

year. Communications should involve

and engage with the whole school

community.

Trainee Teacher of the Year

Open to all trainee teachers on

placement in Kirklees as part of School

Led or University Led teacher training

courses. This award will recognise the

excellent teachers of the future.

(NQT’s should apply for the Teacher of

the Year award below.)

School Support Staff of the

Year

This award is for any member of

non-teaching staff, who has played a

vital role in the running of the school

and the happiness and security of

the children. It may be a teaching

assistant, administrative staff, care

taker or any other member of support

staff who make a real difference to

your school.

Inspirational Teacher of the

Year

Does your teacher inspire you? Are

your children encouraged to achieve

by an extra special teacher? Our

teachers play a vital role in shaping

the futures of our children. We are

looking for a teacher who has shown

constant dedication inspiring young

people every day.

Head Teacher of the Year

For an outstanding school leader,

whose guidance and leadership has

helped create a dynamic learning

environment, where the pupils are

happy and encouraged to reach their

full potential.

Class of the Year

This award is for an outstanding class

and their teacher. They will have

worked together to really stand out in

every aspect of school life, whether it

be through fundraising, campaigning,

excellence or simply helping to make

their school a better place.

Nursery of the Year

This will be awarded to the Nursery

school who in the opinion of the

judges is an example to others. Our

nursery school of the year will provide

a structure of learning and care with a

range of activities suitable

to all.

Primary School of the Year OR

Secondary School of the Year

These will be award to the Primary

and Secondary Schools who in the

opinion of the judges have had an

outstanding academic year. This may

be improvements in attendance levels,

parent engagement or examination

results. You may have made or

developed or built upon partnerships

in the local or business community,

achieved new credentials or achieved

competition success. Whatever your

achievements, tell us about them and

achieve the recognition you deserve for

your hard work.

In association with

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PLEASE TICK THE CATEGORY YOU ARE ENTERING

Healthy Living Award

Active Community Award

School Communication Award

Trainee Teacher of the Year

School Support Staff of the Year

Inspirational Teacher of the Year

Head Teacher of the Year

Class of the Year

Nursery of the Year

Primary School of the Year

Secondary School of the Year

>> PLEASE PROVIDE CONTACT DETAILS

My details are:

Name

My nomination is for:

Contact Name

Relationship to Entrant

Name of School

Address

Name of School

Address

Postcode

Daytime Telephone Number

Email

Postcode

Daytime Telephone Number

Email

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about events, offers and promotions. Please tick here if you would prefer not to be contacted. Your

details will not be passed to third parties.

>> PLEASE DESCRIBE THE SCHOOL/CLASS/PROJECT/PERSON

that you are nominating in 5 words

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PLEASE TELL US THE REASONS BEHIND YOUR NOMINATION AND WHY IT IS

RELEVANT TO THE CATEGORY YOU ARE ENTERING. (no more than 1000 words)

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AWARDS SHORTLIST

Our panel of judges will look at all of the entries received and will have the

difficult job of deciding the finalists. All finalists will be notified and they will

be announced in the Examiner series in June.

>> AWARDS CEREMONY

All finalists will be invited to attend our celebration lunch and awards ceremony on

Thursday 7th July at Kirklees College where the winners will be revealed.

Deadline for entries is Friday 20th May 2016

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