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AWARD SPONSOR: Chloe King, Ian Dove, Doug Bills, Margaret Breeze, Nathan Marshall and Kim Lawrence of Ashwood Homes, Holbeach, sponsor of the Pre-School of the Year award.
AWARD SPONSOR: Chloe King, Ian Dove, Doug Bills, Margaret Breeze, Nathan Marshall and Kim Lawrence of Ashwood Homes, Holbeach, sponsor of the Pre-School of the Year award.

There is just a week to go for nominations in the 2015 Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian Education Awards.

With your help, pupils and students, teachers and support staff, schools, pre-schools and playgroups throughout the area can still be considered for one or more of the 12 awards to be presented at South Holland Centre, Spalding, on Thursday, November 12, from 7pm.

The awards, held for the second time in association with Duncan and Toplis Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, are a celebration of education in South Holland, Bourne, the Deepings and villages south of Boston.

Once nominations close at 5pm on Friday, October 16, a team of judges will decide the finalists and winners in each category.

One of the judges, South Holland District Council deputy leader Nick Worth, said: “These awards are hugely important for south Lincolnshire, recognising the massive efforts of teachers, headteachers, governors and, most importantly, pupils and students themselves.

“Schools in this part of Lincolnshire continue to achieve and improve year-on-year under increasingly challenging circumstances by striving to be among the best in the county.

“So it is right that we acknowledge their successes at the awards evening on November 12 and on behalf of South Holland District Council, I would like to thank all the individuals and schools that have been nominated for the awards and I wish them the very best of luck.”

Nominations are open for another week to be considered for the Contribution to the Community, Environment, Inspirational Teacher of the Year (Primary and Secondary), Pre-School of the Year, Pre-School, Most Improved Student, Student of the Year and Outstanding Sporting Achievement Awards.

There are also the two School of the Year Awards for both primary and secondary schools, with full details to be found at www.spaldingtoday.co.uk and clicking on the Education Awards section.

For more information and a nomination form, call Mark Stanford on 01553 817354.