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Welcome to the
south wales argus Schools & Education awards 2021
The South Wales Argus is proud to announce the fourth annual
Schools & Education Awards
Together we will continue to shine a light and to honour all those professionals who contribute to their Schools and Educational initiatives within their communities.
We want to celebrate all those who have risen to the challenge over the past 18 months, who have overcome adversity, shown strength, have been innovative so that they can continue to encourage and mentor their pupils to help them achieve their full academic and social potential as well as developing parent engagement and support fellow members of staff.
We want to share their stories and create a permanent record of all those incredible achievements, showcasing their educational establishments.
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Monday 20th September 2021
BROADCAST DATE FOR AWARDS:
Thursday 2nd December 2021
Award Categories & Sponsors
School of the Year
The winner of this award will be selected from the winner of Primary or Secondary School of the year and will be the overall winner on the evening.
This award will be awarded in recognition of a person or a group of people who have commitment to going that “extra mile”. It could be helping a child fit in or overcome bullying or raising money for a project or initiative.
This award recognises excellence in the use of digital technology. Judges will be looking for evidence that the technology has had a positive impact on educational outcomes of students through its use inside or outside the classroom, supporting teaching and learning directly or by easing the pressure on teachers and administrators.
Teaching Assistant of the Year
This award will go to a truly inspirational teaching assistant. Judges are looking for an individual who demonstrates nurturing, support and confidence within the classroom environment and the wider educational establishment.
New Teacher of the Year
This award recognises the fresh, enthusiastic and passionate approach that a new teacher brings to their classroom and profession. Judges will be looking for a new teacher who embraces technology and innovates in their approach to teaching and learning. This category is for qualified teachers who have been working for up to three years and are working in schools where a significant proportion of their week is dedicated to classroom teaching.
FE Lecturer of the Year
This award will go to an inspirational further education lecturer. Our panel of judges are seeking a professional who demonstrates knowledge and direction within the classroom at any college or further education environment. Nominations should highlight examples of how this individual has inspired their students to achieve success and reach new heights within their chosen subjects.
This award will go to an innovative and successful child-minding provider, nursery, pre-school or organisation which stands out from the rest for their early years support or provision. They should be able to clearly demonstrate the impact their work has had on their users or the children in their care.
This award recognises outstanding leadership, management, teaching skills and commitment by a Head Teacher. Judges will be looking for individuals who have gone above and beyond over the school year demonstrating key achievements that have put their place of learning at the highest level for their students, parents and staff.
Primary Teacher of the Year
This award will go to an inspirational primary school teacher. Judges are looking for nominations which showcase an individual’s talent, and which highlights the development of pupils at the start of their educational journey.
This award will go to an inspirational secondary school teacher. Judges will be looking at teaching professionals who inspire and engage within their classrooms in order for their students to achieve their full academic and social potential.
This will be awarded to a school or initiative who have provided activities or learning for children and young people to increase their awareness of the value of the Welsh language in the classroom and with fun leisure and cultural activities.
Dyfarnir y wobr hon i ysgol neu fenter sydd wedi darparu gweithgareddau hwyl a hamdden neu gyfleoedd dysgu yn y dosbarth i blant a phobl ifanc, er mwyn iddynt gynyddu eu hymwybyddiaeth o werth yr iaith Gymraeg
Welsh Medium Teacher of the Year/Athro Cyfrwng Cymraeg y Flwyddyn
This award will go to a teacher that inspires and engages pupils to learn the Welsh language or help them learn through the medium of Welsh.
Bydd y wobr yma yn mynd i athro sy'n ysbrydoli ac yn ymgysylltu gyda disgyblion i ddysgu'r Gymraeg neu eu helpu i ddysgu pynciau trwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg.
Primary School of the Year
This will be awarded to the primary school who in the opinion of the judges has had an outstanding academic year. This may be improvements in attendance levels, parent engagement or examination results. You may have made or built upon partnerships in the local or business community, achieved new green credentials, or achieved competition success.
This will be awarded to the secondary school who in the opinion of the judges has had an outstanding academic year. This may be improvements in attendance levels, parent engagement or examination results. You may have made or built upon partnerships in the local or business community, achieved new green credentials, or achieved competition success.
View our gallery from previous awards.
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