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Thurrock Education Awards 2019

7th June 2019
Posted by Johnny Jenkins

Thurrock Council will once again be celebrating the amazing work and achievements of colleagues in education this November.

Nominations for this year’s awards open at 10am on Monday 10 June 2019 and can be submitted across 11 categories which recognise the work of individuals and teams at all levels. 

The list of award categories for the Thurrock Education Awards 2019 are:

  • Excellence in early years education
  • Newcomer of the year
  • Teaching and school support of the year
  • Excellence in English or science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM)
  • Opportunities in skills development 
  • Excellence in creative arts or culture
  • Mental health and well-being champion
  • Teacher of the year primary
  • Teacher of the year secondary
  • Education leader of the year
  • Unsung hero

Cllr James Halden, Portfolio Holder for Education and Health, said:

“Returning for its sixth year, the Thurrock Education Awards recognise the outstanding contributions of colleagues in education, including those who work in early years settings, schools, academies and post 16 provision.

“I would like to thank the local businesses that are sponsoring the event and making it possible: DP World London Gateway, Greenergy, Impulse Leisure, Cruise & Maritime Voyages, Strategy Education, ALM Training Services, High House Production Park, Palmers Solicitors, Kingston Smith, Athene Communications, HW Wilson Ltd, Eternity Events and Port of Tilbury. 

“I look forward to the excitement that the education awards brings to the borough. Please take a few minutes to make your nomination, whether it’s a teacher, head teacher, member of support staff, caretaker, governor, trust or team (to name a few). I wish everyone who is nominated the best of luck.”

Nominations will close at midnight on Sunday 6 October 2019 with the awards ceremony being held in November 2019. For more information about the Education Award categories and to make a nomination visit: