Timeline

November 2019

Entries open for the 2020 Awards

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November/ December 2019

Teaching Awards write to schools and colleges where Thank You Cards have been sent, inviting senior leadership teams to use thank you messages as starting point for awards entry

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23rd 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

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March/ April 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