Seven Wirral schools and colleges shortlisted in the Educate Awards 

Seven inspirational schools and colleges from the Wirral have been named in the highly anticipated Educate Awards shortlist.  

  • Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust has been shortlisted in the Most Inspirational Alternative Provision category  
  • Woodchurch – Meadowside School’s business manager, Kate Green, has been shortlisted for Business Manager of the Year and Debbie Gardiner has been shortlisted for School Support Star of the Year 
  • Noctorum – Ridgeway High School has been shortlisted for the Careers & Enterprise Award 
  • Seacombe – Riverside Primary School’s Keren Elson has been shortlisted for Teacher of the Year 
  • Wallasey – St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School has been shortlisted in the Outstanding Commitment to Physical Education in Primary School category 
  • Wallasey – St Mary’s Catholic College has been shortlisted in the Outstanding Arts in School category 
  • Bebington – Wirral Grammar School for Boys has been shortlisted for the Careers & Enterprise Award 

For over a decade, the Educate Awards has shined a spotlight on the education sector, showcasing the work of schools and colleges that are continuing to deliver an outstanding education for children and helping achieve their full potential. 

With over 20 categories, the shortlist recognises inspiring teachers, dedicated support staff, efficient business managers and strategic leadership teams. 

The awards, in partnership with Copyrite Systems and Ricoh, is the largest education awards in the region and will take place at the iconic Liverpool Cathedral on Friday 18 November. 

Kim O’Brien, founder of the Educate Awards, said, “A massive congratulations to the Wirral schools and colleges that have made this year’s shortlist. 

“Entries get stronger every year which makes the judges job a lot more difficult and so it is really crucial that submissions meet the stringent criteria of each category. It is no mean feat making it this far!”  

Kim added, “Plans are well under way to make the Educate Awards 2022 ceremony another standout event in the education calendar. Together with our incredible sponsors, we look forward to celebrating with everyone on the night.” 

The full Educate Awards 2022 shortlist: 

1. The Communication Award 

Gateacre School, Liverpool 

Litherland High School, Sefton 

Maricourt Catholic High School, Sefton 

2. Outstanding Commitment to the Environment 

Neston High School, Wirral 

Netherton Moss Primary School, Sefton 

Plantation Primary School, Knowsley 

3. Careers & Enterprise Award 

Archbishop Blanch School, Liverpool 

Meols Cop High School, Sefton 

Ridgeway High School, Wirral 

Wirral Grammar School for Boys 

4. SEND Provision Award 

Abbot’s Lea School, Liverpool 

Maghull High School, Sefton 

Notre Dame Catholic College, Liverpool 

Rainford High, St Helens 

5. Innovative & Creative Literacy Award 

Childwall Sports and Science Academy, Liverpool 

Cowley International College, St Helens 

Eldon Primary School, Preston 

6. Outstanding Commitment to STEM 

Eldon Primary School, Preston 

Great Crosby Catholic Primary School, Sefton 

Maghull High School, Sefton 

7. Outstanding Arts in School 

Formby High School, Sefton 

Netherton Moss Primary School, Sefton 

St Mary’s Catholic College, Wirral 

Stockport Academy, Greater Manchester 

The Hollins, Accrington 

8. Community Partnership Award 

Archbishop Blanch School, Liverpool 

Chorlton High School, Manchester 

Maricourt Catholic High School, Sefton 

The Hollins, Accrington 

9. Mental Health & Wellbeing Award 

Canon Sharples CE Primary School and Nursery, Wigan 

St Michael’s Catholic Primary School, Widnes 

Wright Robinson College, Manchester 

10. Outstanding Commitment to Physical Education in Primary School 

Eldon Primary School, Preston 

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Wallasey, Wirral 

St Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary School, Sefton 

11. Outstanding Commitment to Physical Education in Secondary School 

Cowley International College, St Helens 

Rainford High, St Helens 

Wright Robinson College, Manchester 

12. Leadership Team of the Year 

Middlefield Primary School, Liverpool 

St Wilfred’s Church of England Primary School, Wigan 

Wright Robinson College, Manchester 

13. Business Manager of the Year 

Kate Green, Meadowside School, Wirral 

Stuart Davidson, Myerscough College, Preston 

Sue McMullen, St Michael’s Catholic Primary School, Widnes 

14. Teacher of the Year 

Keren Elson, Riverside Primary School, Wirral 

Lauren Seggie, The Barlow RC High School, Manchester 

Kira Redmond, St Peter’s CE Primary School, Bolton 

Stephanie Wardale, Hillside High School, Sefton 

15. School Support Star of the Year 

Debbie Gardiner, Meadowside School, Wirral 

Mark Costello, Launchpad Centre KS4, St Helens 

Mike Smith, Cardinal Langley RC High School, Rochdale 

Phil Johnson, The Academy of St Francis of Assisi, Liverpool 

16. Most Inspirational Alternative Provision  

Chorlton High School, Manchester 

Endeavour-Darwen Vale High School, Blackburn 

Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust, Wirral 

17. Most Inspirational 16-18 Education Provider 

Everton Football College, Liverpool 

ProDirect Football Academy Lancashire, Lytham St Annes 

Wargrave House School and College, Newton-le-Willows 

18. Most Inspirational Secondary School 

Cowley International College, St Helens 

Rainford High, St Helens 

Sharples School, Bolton 

The Hollins, Accrington 

19. Most Inspirational Primary School 

Christ the King Catholic Primary School, Liverpool 

Parish CE Primary School, St Helens 

St Peter’s CE Primary School, Bolton 

20. WOW Recognition Award 

Beech Hall School, Cheshire 

Phoenix Primary School, Liverpool 

The Academy of St Nicholas, Liverpool 

In 2021, Riverside Primary School in Seacombe won Most Inspirational Primary School

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