Meet our past West Midlands Winners

2023 Gold Winner Manjit Nahal

See our 2023 Gold Winner be presented her Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year.

2022 Royal Opera House: Create and Dance Partnership in Coventry

Meet our 2022 Gold Winners of Impact Through Partnership

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The entry deadline is Friday 1st March.

Education communities across the UK are recognised through our annual televised celebrations and prestigious awards ceremony.

  • Being nominated has a huge impact, not just on the winner, but on the wider community.
  • Award recognition can elevate your school’s reputation and increase opportunities to share good practice.
  • 16 individual and team categories covering early years, schools, and FE.

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Meet some more of our former winners from the West Midlands

Dollymixtures Nursery

  • The Award for Early Years Team of the Year, (sponsored by the Department for Education)
  • Dollymixtures Nursery
  • Stafford, Staffordshire

Susan Sharpe

  • The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School (sponsored by Nord Anglia Education)
  • Southam College
  • Southam, Warwickshire

Philippa Jovanovic

  • The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School, (sponsored by Randstad)
  • Coughton CofE Primary School
  • Alcester, Warwickshire

St Mary’s CE Primary School

  • The Award for Making a Difference – Primary School of the Year, (sponsored by PiXL)
  • St Mary's CE Primary School
  • Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire

Sukhbir Farar

  • The Award for Lifetime Achievement, (sponsored by the Department for Education)
  • Hamstead Hall Academy
  • Birmingham, West Midlands

Royal Opera House, Create and Dance Partnership

  • The Award for Impact through Partnership
  • Earlsdon Primary School
  • Coventry, West Midlands

Homeira Zakary

  • The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School (sponsored by Hays)
  • George Eliot Academy
  • Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Dominic Whelan

  • The Award for FE Lecturer of the Year (sponsored by the Department for Education)
  • Sandwell College
  • Birmingham, West Midlands

John Croxon

  • The Award for Digital Innovator of the Year
  • Lea Forest Primary Academy
  • Birmingham, West Midlands

Lee McCue

  • The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School
  • Madeley High School
  • Crewe, Staffordshire

Russell Hill

  • The Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year
  • Houlton School
  • Rubgy, Warwickshire

Claire Swain

  • The Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year
  • Halesowen College
  • West Midlands

Arden Primary School

  • The Award for Early Years Team of the Year
  • Arden Primary School
  • West Midlands

Manjit Nahal

  • The Award for Unsung Hero
  • Bridgetown Primary School
  • Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire

Elizabeth Barber

  • The Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year
  • Halesowen College
  • West Midlands

Little Grubs Kindergarten

  • The Award for Early Years Team of the Year
  • Little Grubs Kindergarten
  • Ludlow, Shropshire

Ibraheem Talib

  • The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School
  • Ninestiles, an Academy
  • Birmingham West Midlands

St Michael’s Church of England High School

  • The Award for Making a Difference - Secondary School of the Year
  • St Michael's Church of England High School
  • Rowley Regis, West Midlands

Ayla Zenkic

  • The Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year
  • Bishop Challoner Catholic College
  • West Midlands

Julie Barnfield

  • The Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year
  • Beacon Hill Academy
  • Dudley, West Midlands

Jane Frankish

  • The Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Broad Heath Primary School
  • Coventry, West Mids

Mia Bano

  • The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School
  • Arden Primary School
  • Birmingham, West Midlands

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