The winners of the second annual National Awards for Pastoral Care in Education were unveiled at an online ceremony on September 23rd.
More entries than before, very deserving winners and fantastic support from across the education sector characterised NAPCE Awards 2021.
The online event was hosted by former teacher, current marketing expert and NAPCE NEC member Victoria Bownes.
Guests heard a compelling and inspiring ket note speech from Inclusion Expert’s Daniel Sobel, NAPCE Chair Phil Jones also addresses delegates.
Here are the winners and finalists of the National Awards for Pastoral Care in Education 2021.
Pastoral School of the Year – Sponsored by BlueSky Education
A school that can demonstrate a commitment to pastoral care and support for learners that makes a real difference in the progress and personal development of young people in the school.
Limavady High School, Limavady, Northern Ireland
Royal School Dungannon, Dugannon, Northern Ireland
Oakfield School, Hull
The Children’s Hospital School , Leicester
School for Inspiring Talents, Newton Abbott, Devon
Pastoral Team of the Year – Sponsored by The Thrive Approach
A team that works in pastoral care and can demonstrate a determination to support young people to achieve their full potential and a positive impact on the young people they work with.
All Saints C of E Primary School, Wigston Leicestershire
The Grove Pastoral Team, The Grove School, Tottenham, London
Limavady High School , Limavady, Northern Ireland
Nidderdale High School, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire
Buxton Community School, Buxton, Derbyshire
Pastoral Member of Staff of the Year – Sponsored by Inclusion Expert
A member of staff who works in pastoral care and who always makes the extra effort to support young people to enable them to become effective learners and achieve success.
Zoe Knight, Westfield Infant School, Hinckley, Leicestershire
Julie McCartney, Limavady High School, Limavady, Northern Ireland
Dawn Sadler, Learning Mentor at Moulton Primary School, Moulton, Northamptonshire,
Dr Helen O’Connor, St. Swithun’s School, Winchester, Hampshire
Mrs Shanie Thorpe, Bishop Challoner School Basingstoke
Pastoral Leader of the Year – Sponsored by Taylor and Francis
Has a passion for pastoral care that is shared with colleagues to inspire and motivate them to make a real difference in the lives of the young people they work with.
Luke Ramsden, Senior Deputy Head, St Benedict’s School, Ealing, London
Miss Laura Fisher, Limavady High School, Limavady, Northern Ireland
Helen Burton (Deputy Headteacher) Belmont Community School, Belmont Durham,
Micki Handford, The Children’s Hospital School, Leicester
Alison Simpson, Cobden Primary School, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Pastoral Development of the Year – Sponsored by NAPCE
A pastoral initiative or idea that has achieved positive outcomes and has improved the learning experience and future life chances, for young people.
Jenny Kay, Nidderdale High School, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, Flourish Personal Development Programme
Mayameen Meftahi, Student Support and Intervention Mentor,TRT (Trauma Recovery & Training) Student Support and mentoring Intervention Program
St. Swithun’s School, Winchester, Hampshire, Positive Education Curriculum
The Children’s Hospital School, Leicester, The Thrive Programme
Buxton & Leek College, Leek, Staffordshire, My team (Learner Journey Team), BLC INVEST
Outstanding Contribution to Pastoral Care – Sponsored by NAPCE
A person, group or organisation that has made a real difference in pastoral care, for the benefit of young people.
AchieveNI, Belfast Northern Ireland
Jan Ashton, Nidderdale High School, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshir
Sarah Cockerline, Oakfield School, Hull
Nicola Wright, Nidderdale High School, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire
Claire Gibbs, Ridgeway Secondary School, Redditch, Worcestershire
International Contribution to Pastoral Care – Sponsored by The Hult International Business School
An international school, organisation outside of the UK or an individual working in research or in an international school outside of the UK, that has promoted or delivered high quality pastoral care.
Bromsgrove International School, Thailand
Stephany Herzog, International School of Zug and Luzern
Child1st Consultancy Limited
Raising Awareness about Pastoral Care – Sponsored by The Association of School and College Leaders
An individual, group or organisation who through their actions have raised awareness about pastoral care or pastoral issues and encouraged positive improvements for the benefit of young people.
Stephen Lane, author of ‘Beyond Wiping Noses