One week until Awards launch!

Our Open Your Space Awards will launch on 20th May.  Nominations will will be open from then up until Friday 25th October 2019.

The  Awards aim to recognise those schools who are opening their doors to their community, bringing benefits to the school, their partners and those who participate.

Nominations are invited from all secondary schools who are doing great things in their local community, by partnering with local groups, clubs, businesses or charities.

The successful school will win an £8,000 cash prize.

For details of how to enter, from 20th May, click here.

For ideas on what sorts of projects the judges are looking for, take a look at last year’s finalists and our overall Award winner, Amersham School, for their partnership with the Pauline Quirke Academy.

2018 Award finalists:

Vale of York Academy for their Active Community Engagement Day, involving the local community

Forge Valley School for their partnership with Harlem Hellcats Roller Derby

Cheney School for their local community partnership, Eid Extravaganza

Ashton Community High School for their partnership with Springfield FC