Education Awards - Secondary School of the Year Award

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THE St Helens Reporter is once again running its hugely popular and prestigious Education Awards, in association with Carmel College.

Over the past few weeks we have been outlining the twelve categories within these awards and inviting YOU to get involved by making nominations.

2014 Secondary School of the Year winners Haydock High School receive their trophy from the University of Liverpool's Head of UK Recruitment, Christine Todd

2014 Secondary School of the Year winners Haydock High School receive their trophy from the University of Liverpool's Head of UK Recruitment, Christine Todd

If you think your secondary school is the best in St Helens, then you must nominate them for the Secondary School of the Year Award, sponsored by the University of Liverpool.

The award will recognise schools for their positive contribution to the community, raising pupil achievement or collaborative work with other schools to raise standards and inspire learning.

2014 winners of this award were Haydock High School. Judges recognised that it has maintained its academic progress and like any family, it cares about its members. The school has many positive connections with the community and is very keen to partner with other agencies to enhance the community.

Once again, the sponsor of this award is the University of Liverpool.

The University of Liverpool is one of the UK’s leading research institutions. It is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group, comprising the leading research universities in the UK.

A truly international institution, the University has over 32,000 students and is popular with students from all over the world, with 7,400 students from 115 countries studying at Liverpool. Associated with no fewer than nine Nobel Laureates, the University is recognised for its high quality teaching and research.

The University consistently ranks at the top of the English Russell Group for achievements in Widening Participation and exceeds its benchmarks for both the recruitment of students from Low Participation Neighbourhoods and State Schools.

The University continues to invest in key aspects of the student experience. The University is investing £600 million in its teaching, research and residential estate over a 10-year period including £250 million in high quality accommodation.

How to nominate:

Simply send in your nomination to Education Awards, St Helens Reporter, Promotions Department, c/o Avroe House, Avroe Crescent, Blackpool Business Park, Blackpool FY4 2DP. Or you can email your entry by clicking here. Your nomination should consist of your name and contact details, plus the name of the school/ person you are nominating.

Explain in no more than 250 words why they have been nominated and include their contact address and telephone number if possible. Closing date for nominations is Friday, October 23.