Social School Awards
March Week Two 2020
We are delighted to announce the launch of our Social School Awards! Every week, we see so many inspiring posts from students, teachers and educational bloggers sharing their incredible work in classrooms and beyond. The Social School Awards are designed to recognise those making waves in teaching and learning, and celebrate their achievements.
Every Friday we will announce the winners for each of our five categories on @TrueEducation_P’s Twitter page. To be in with the chance of becoming one of our winners, use the hashtag #SchoolAwards in your posts!
Click an award to see the winner below…
Teacher of the Week
Our Teacher of the Week category will showcase some of the most dedicated and inspiring educators across the social media community.
Whether it’s finding creative ways to inspire students or going out of their way to solve a problem, Teachers of the Week are resourceful, hard-working and generally passionate about teaching.
This week’s winner is…
Emily Weston (@primaryteachew), for her very creative method of the ‘circle books’. Teachers have been inspired to use the method in their classroom to teach various topics.
NQT of the Week
Our NQT category aims to recognise the excellent work of those at the initial stage of their teaching career. From going to great lengths to increase their own teaching knowledge, to networking with teachers and finding new and innovative ways to connect with pupils, NQTs of the Week find the perfect balance between learning and teaching.
This week’s winner is…
Caitlin Bracken (@LittleMissB_NQT), who is sharing her journey of becoming a teacher with her followers. This week we were very impressed with Caitlin’s classroom display on ‘super sentences’. Keep up the great work, Caitlin! https://twitter.com/LittleMissB_NQT/status/1237648482653081600
This week’s runner up is…
Miss Scott (@Miss_ScottNQT), who shared a great piece on addressing #InternationalWomensDay in the classroom. https://twitter.com/Miss_ScottNQT/status/1237060991453626368
Edublog of the Week
The Edublog of the Week category is designed to bring attention to some of the best educational bloggers that share experiences and expertise with the online teaching community.
From insider tips and tricks to offering unique insight on educational trends, our Edublogs of the Week will be helpful, friendly and fascinating.
This week’s winner is…
On The Bus Education, ran by headteacher, Mr Foley (@HT_StMonicas). The blog features plenty of ideas on school improvement that Mr Foley has learnt through facing challaging situations in school leadership.
Global Class of the Week
In an increasingly global world, it’s more essential that ever that young people are equipped to tackle the global issues facing us today, including climate change, poverty and inequality.
The Global Class of the Week award aims to recognise those engaging in valuable conversation around international issues within the classroom. Whether it’s participating in shared projects, learning about the Sustainable Development Goals, or getting involved with the local community, a Global Class is one that takes an active interest in protecting the world we live in.
This week’s Class of the Week are…
Blakemere at Delemere Academy, who have been learning about the differences between China and the United Kingdom. The children have explored the history, culture, art and geography of both locations as part of their China topic.
This week’s runners up are…
6H at Kensington Primary, who have been learning about the polar regions of our planet. https://twitter.com/KensingPrimary/status/1237049772005117953
School of the Week
Our School of the Week award aims to celebrate those schools finding new and exciting ways to encourage learning.
This could be through a school trip, engaging in a school-wide project, fundraising or pulling off a performance or event. It could even be something as simple as making changes to students’ learning environment to boost motivation and increase productivity.
This week’s school of the week is…
St Paul’s High School for their amazing ‘stairway to heaven’ with inspiring authors – wow! The book titles are a mixture of class novels, classic novels and Irish authors that have made a great impact on their students. We think that you will all be left feeling inspired by the teachers’ very creative way of displaying their favourite books!
This week’s runners up in school of the week are…
St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School for their great work during #BritishScienceWeek.
Stairway to Heaven ... from English to Library. Thank you to Mr Burns and Michael McCaul Signs for making this a reality. @stpaulsbbrook @CressidaCowell @malorieblackman @OnjaliRauf @sophieinspace @PhilipPullman @AnthonyHorowitz @WillyRussellUK pic.twitter.com/XDd9pBREfS— Library @ St Paul's (@librarystpauls) March 6, 2020