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On Friday 27th September, we held our The Careers Excellence Awards 2019. Find out more about those shortlisted and winners in this Schools Week article. 

The Careers Excellence Awards 2019


Careers Hub of the Year

WINNER: Lancashire Careers Hub
(entered by Kay Vaughan, Careers Hub Lead)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Worcestershire Careers Hub
(entered by Matt Tope, Careers Hub Lead)

COMMENDED: Tees Valley Careers Hub
(Entered by Kelly Britton-Hawes, Careers Hub Lead)


Careers Leader of the Year 

WINNER: Philippa Hartley
Careers Leader, Huntcliff School, North Lincolnshire (Lead School, Humber Careers Hub
Nominated by Patrick Daley

Careers Leader, Addey and Stanhope School, Lewisham, London
Nominated by Robert McKerrell

COMMENDED: Dr Ina Goldberg
Careers Leader, Oasis Academy Brislington (West of England Careers Hub)
Nominated by Richard Brand


Enterprise Adviser of the Year

WINNER: Anna Smith, A Logical Ltd

Nominated by Helen Suffolk-Adams, Landau Forte College, Derby

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Neil Conlon, Conlon Construction
Nominated by Muhammed Matadar, Eden Boys School, Preston

COMMENDED: Lucy Bramley, Microsoft
Nominated by Pippa Allner, Avonbourne & Harewood College, Dorset

COMMENDED: Paul Rutterford, Viking Crew
Nominated by Georgina Hamilton-Hopkins, Goodwin Academy, Deal, Kent


Careers Provider of the Year

WINNER: The Wow Show

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Derbyshire Education Business Partnership

COMMENDED: Future First


Innovation of the Year

WINNER: The Education Alliance (Multi-academy Trust, Humber)

Sarah Barley, Trust Director of Employability

HIGHLY COMMENDED: National Careers Week

Stephen Logan, Social Media and Marketing Manager

COMMENDED: Didcot Girls School, (Oxfordshire)

Stuart George, Careers Lead


Large Employer of the Year

WINNER: Arm Ltd. (Cambridgeshire)

Simon Humphrey

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Willmott Dixon (Greater Manchester)

Jayne Greaves


Ben Churchill


Partnership of the Year

WINNER: ZSL Whipsnade Zoo with The Avenue Centre for Education PRU (Bedfordshire)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Jacobs with Carmel College, Darlington

COMMENDED: West Midlands UTC Employer Group with West Midlands UTC


Progress from a School or College

COLLEGE WINNER: Westminster Kingsway College (London)
Carlo Liu, Careers Leader

SCHOOL WINNER: St Damien’s RC Science College (Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester)
Mary Henshaw, Careers Leader

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Huntcliff School (Humber)
Philippa Hartley, Careers Leader


School or College of the Year

WINNER: Bedford Academy

COMMENDED: The Misbourne (Buckinghamshire Thames Valley)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Shuttleworth College (Lancashire)


SEND Champion of the Year

WINNER: Catcote Academy (Tees Valley)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Westminster School, Sandwell (Black Country)

COMMENDED: Brookfields Specialist School: (Thames Valley Berkshire)


Small or Medium Employer of the Year

WINNER: Cloudy Group Ltd (Buckinghamshire Thames Valley)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Pendleside Hospice (Lancashire)

COMMENDED: Atlas Packaging (Heart of the South West)