Timeline

October 2019

Entries open for the 2020 Awards

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28th February 2020

Deadline for schools and FE colleges to submit entries for the 2020 awards

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February - March 2020

Judges shortlisting period

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March 2020

Schools notified of finalists

4

April 2020

Certificates sent to non-shortlisted nominees.

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March - May 2020

Judges visit schools

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June 2020

Silver winners announced on Thank A Teacher Day. Celebrations take place at schools and FE colleges across the country.

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July 2020

Silver Winners Tea at the House of Commons

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October 2020

Pearson National Teaching Awards UK Ceremony

UK Ceremony broadcast on BBC2 as Britain's Classroom Heroes

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November 2020

2021 Awards year opens

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  • All entries are shortlisted by our expert judging panel
  • All schools who have submitted a quality entry but have not been shortlisted by our judging panel will receive a certificate of excellence and a handwritten letter from our president Michael Morpurgo