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10 Liverpool Archdiocesan schools have been named in the Educate Awards 2020 shortlist.
• Hope Academy in Newton-le-Willows has been shortlisted in the Outstanding Commitment to Sport in Secondary School category
• Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Primary School in Sefton has been shortlisted for the Mental Health & Wellbeing Award
• Rachael Chadwick from St Benedict's Catholic Primary School in Sefton has been shortlisted for the Teacher of the Year Award
• St Cuthbert's Catholic High School in St Helens has been shortlisted for The Communication Award and the Outstanding Commitment to the Environment Award
• St Elizabeth's Catholic Primary School in Sefton has been shortlisted in Outstanding Commitment to Sport in Primary School category
• St John Fisher Catholic Primary School in Knowsley has been shortlisted in the Leadership Team of the Year category
• St John Rigby College in Wigan has been shortlisted for the Careers & Enterprise Award and the WOW Recognition Award
• St Vincent's School in Liverpool has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Commitment to the Environment Award
• The Academy of St Francis of Assisi in Liverpool has been shortlisted for The Communication Award and RE teacher, Suaad Hussain has been shortlisted for Teacher of the Year award
• The De La Salle Academy in Liverpool has been shortlisted for the Community Partnership Award
The awards, in partnership with Copyrite Systems and Ricoh, is in its ninth year and is the largest education awards in the North West.
Due to pandemic, the ceremony has been postponed until further notice but the team behind the event are keen to continue and raise spirts within in the education sector. Despite the difficult times, a record amount of schools and colleges from around the region entered one or more of the 21 categories.
From inspiring teachers, dedicated support staff to innovative projects across the curriculum, the awards recognises the work of schools and colleges which are delivering outstanding education and helping students achieve their full potential, even during these unprecedented times.
Since launching in Liverpool in 2012, the awards has grown rapidly, recognising schools and colleges right across the Liverpool City Region, Cheshire, Lancashire and Greater Manchester.
Kim O’Brien, founder of the Educate Awards, said: “A huge well done to all the Liverpool Archdiocesan schools shortlisted in the Educate Awards 2020!
“It has been a really tough year for everyone and so we felt it was more important than ever to shine a spotlight on the heroes of the education sector and all the hard work that goes on in schools and colleges around the North West.
Kim added: “The calibre of entries we received were incredibly strong - our judges will really have their work cut out when deciding on the winners!”
Associate sponsors of the awards include: All About STEM, Angel Solutions, CareersInc, CER, CPMM Media Group, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool