Nominations are now closed!
Do you have an excellent plan in place to support pupils with speech, language and communication needs? Have you or your organisation adopted a fresh and innovative approach to longstanding SLC/N challenges or problems?
We are calling all schools, teams, young people and individuals who champion innovative work and excellent practice in supporting children and young people’s communication development. If all this applies to you or you know someone who deserves the recognition, we want to hear from you!
2018 Award Categories
Early Years Setting of the Year Award
Open to all early years settings in England for children from birth to 5 years old.
Primary School of the Year Award
Open to all primary schools in England.
Secondary School/College of the Year Award
Open to all Secondary Schools, Colleges and Sixth Form Centres in England.
SEN School/Group of the Year Award
Open to all SEN schools in England.
SLCN Innovation of the Year Award
Open to all organisations and individuals be they public, private or voluntary, in England.
Communication Champion of the Year Award
Open to any outstanding individual in England who has gone above and beyond to make a difference for children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
Augmentative and Alternative Communication of the Year Award
Open to all settings in England who provide best practice for children and young people who use AAC.
Youth Justice of the Year Award
All organisations and individuals involved in the Youth Justice system, be they public, private or voluntary, in England.
Child/Young Person of the Year Award
Open to children and young people in England from birth to 25 years old with communication needs.
NEW! The Katie Rough Memorial Award
Open to all settings, organisations, services and individuals in England for innovative, inspirational or excellent practice when working with children or young people affected by Selective Mutism.
Katie, who had Selective Mutism and sadly, died at the tender age of 7 in 2017. This award is offered in her memory.
Pearson Outstanding Achievement Award
This special award is for outstanding achievement and will be given to an organisation/ project/individual that the judges feel has gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the lives of children and young people with communication needs or has achieved exceptional and far reaching results.
> Read the Awards Terms and Conditions
If you have any queries about the application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org