The Buckinghamshire School Awards – Who gets your vote?

Join us in celebrating our wonderful school communities across the county as we run our first ever Buckinghamshire School Awards.

The awards have been introduced by Buckinghamshire Council, in recognition of the dedication and hard work of all school staff across the county. Nominations are now open to all staff in schools in Buckinghamshire. The 12 award categories include; Teacher of the Year, Teaching Assistant of the Year, Unsung Heroes Award and Pupil Voice Award.

One award is open for the public to vote on – The Community Engagement School of the Year Award. Anyone with a connection to a local school can nominate the school they feel deserves this award which recognises schools that are actively involved in their local community, making a difference to local people beyond the school gates and in the wider area. The award will recognise schools that actively bring together families, staff, pupils and local residents to create a safe and inclusive community.

The awards have been generously sponsored by Wycombe Wanderers, Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire Skills Hub in partnership with Buckinghamshire Business First, Thakeham, The Entertainer, Supply Desk, Bosch and LEAP. Nominations will close at 5pm on Friday 28 April.

Anita Cranmer, Buckinghamshire Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Services said: “Buckinghamshire schools work hard to provide a first-class education for our children, nurturing and caring about their growth, wellbeing and development. We want these awards to recognise the amazing dedication, commitment and passion that the whole school community is showing day in and day out.

“To all those working in schools, whether you want to celebrate a fantastic teaching colleague, an inspirational senior leadership team or an unsung hero in your school, please nominate and tell us about the difference they are making to our children and young people across Buckinghamshire.”

Anita continued: “To the wider Bucks community, think about your local area. What role do your local schools play? Are they worthy of our Community Engagement Award? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you!”

To nominate a school for the Community Engagement School of the Year award visit the Buckinghamshire School Awards 2023 webpage.

Once nominations close, nominations will be reviewed by a panel of judges and the winners chosen. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony 21 June 2023.