Time is running out to submit your nominations for the Kent Literacy Awards.
The awards scheme is designed to celebrate and showcase fantastic initiatives in operation across schools in Kent, Medway and Bexley which are furthering pupils’ reading, writing, speaking and listening skills through innovative teaching.
With the Friday 29 deadline fast approaching, now is your last chance to congratulate a school and show your appreciation for their hard work.
A variety of categories are available for submissions including Most Inspiring Book Corner, Most Successful Program for Engaging Pupils with English as a Second Language, and Best Use of Art and Poetry.
Nominations are accepted from teachers, school support staff, management, parents and pupils across the county, and more than a single nomination can be submitted. All entries must be received by noon on Friday, April 29.
A selection of Kent Literacy Awards judges will gather the winning entries and all successful applicants will be invited to a formal awards celebration evening staged at Sittingbourne’s Hempstead House Hotel and Spa at the end of June.
All winning entries will be published and circulated to all schools across the county to further promote these active schemes and help spread best practice.
Simon Dolby, chief executive of the KM Charity Team which organises the awards, said: “With the deadline fast approaching, we are urging everyone yet to submit a nomination to get involved with the Kent Literacy Awards. This is a fantastic initiative which recognises the truly great work going on in the county's schools, and what better gift can we give our children than a great education?"
All nominations will be judged by the Kent Literacy Awards panel made up of key partners including Hallett & Co., Three R's Teacher Recruitment, The Canterbury Tales, Golding Vision (Part of Golding Homes), Kent County Council, Medway Council, Southern Educational Leadership Trust (SELT), Social Enterprise Kent (SEK), Beanstalk and School News Group.
To submit one or more nominations before the deadline, visit www.kentliteracyawards.co.uk