The 2021 Pearson National Awards are open and ready to celebrate transformational teaching!

These awards are the ‘Oscars’ of the teaching profession.


The 2021 Awards are your chance to celebrate excellence in your school or college. It’s easy to enter the awards, and it makes such a difference!  Entry is free, and the awards are open to all state and independent schools and FE colleges in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

  • You can read about our categories and enter the Awards here.
  • Before you write your entry make sure you read our ‘What makes a good entry’ guide here.
  • Please note entries can only be made by colleagues in schools or agencies working closely with the school.  If you are a parent,  student or family member wishing to enter a teacher please complete the thank a teacher form here.  
  • You can read the 2020 Pearson National Teaching Awards Gold Winners stories here.