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Winners of The Careers & Enterprise Company Annual Awards were recognised at our Annual Conference - Joining the Dots on 4 July. Now in their second year, the awards celebrate the inspirational work that has been done by schools and colleges, employers, volunteers and careers professionals around England.

This year, a record number of more than 200 nominations were submitted for the nine award categories, which were selected by panel of independent judges chaired by board member Brian Lightman. Fellow judge, Nick Bowen, Principal at Horizon Community College said:

It was a real challenge to pick the winners because of the amazing quality of entries. They should all be very proud of themselves”.

There were three regional winners for each category, from which one overall category winner was selected. The stories of the winners, and the work that they had all done to support young people,  formed a key aspect of the two plenary sessions during the conference.

National Winners

School or College of the Year:   Matravers School, Wiltshire

Innovative Partnership of the Year:   Greater Manchester NHS Careers and Engagement Hub

SEND Careers Provision of the Year:  The Castle School World of Work Team, Berkshire

Enterprise Adviser of the Year:   Roger Wilson, Cumbria

Careers Leader of the Year:   Charlotte Selley, Penrice Academy, Cornwall

Careers Adviser of the Year:   Kerry Clifford, Northamptonshire

Large Employer of the Year:   Rick Stein Group, Cornwall

Small or Medium Employer of the Year:   Let’s Do Business,  Sussex

Provider of the Year:   Science Oxford, Oxfordshire

Regional Winners

School or College of the Year:  Parkside School, West Kent & Ashford College

Innovative Partnership of the Year:  RSA Academies and North Worcestershire Economic Development and Regeneration, The Collett School, Warner Bros and Reliance Group

SEND Careers Provision of the Year:  Ravenscliffe High School Springboard Programme, Hereward College

Enterprise Adviser of the Year:  Jake McClure, Paula Grayson

Careers Leader of the Year :  Julie Creeley, Helen Hill

Careers Adviser of the Year :  Runner-up: Maria Hamblin

Large Employer of the Year:  Kier, PWC

Small or Medium Employer of the Year:  PPM Ltd,  Audience Systems Ltd

Provider of the Year: Inspire2Learn, Software Cornwall

You can find out more about our Annual Conference here. 

You can find out more about our annual awards here.