School of the Year

The School of the Year Award looks for schools that have performed exceptionally well in providing an effective and engaging learning environment for their children. Our region is highly successful in education and this award recognises those schools which are driving academic success forward and creating a real sense of pride for the area.

The winning schools each receive a prize in recognition of their excellence, and to help them continue pushing their students to achieve and thrive.

2022 Gold and Silver Winners

Gold Award

Harmans Water Primary School

The support delivered by Harmans Water Primary School to its pupils extends beyond just providing an education. During the pandemic the school has supported its community with a food bank, and has provided pupils with laptops and iPads to ensure all pupils have access to IT at home. This dedication to learning and to the community is reflected in the school’s improved Ofsted report. They achieved an overall rating of ‘Good’, with ‘Outstanding’ in some areas.

Silver Award

Sandy Lane Primary School

Sandy Lane has become a school of which the whole community can be proud, due to the hard work, commitment and passion of everyone involved. The staff have worked tirelessly to ensure that each child is cared for and nurtured. During the pandemic Sandy Lane’s team worked diligently to maintain school operations. The family support team also provided meals for vulnerable pupils, as well as providing much-needed support for families in crisis.