On Wednesday 10 July, Vertas and Schools’ Choice attended the inspirational Raising the Bar Awards at Wherstead Park. The evening saw children, young people, and educational leaders come together to celebrate the educational achievements of the county.
Vertas and Schools’ Choice sponsored the Educational Leader and Setting of the Year awards; which recognises an educational leader that has developed a place for learning that has shown major improvements in the last year. This includes raising achievement as well as strong leadership and ideas that inspire others.
Winners and runners up in this category were:
- Michele Cole, Manager at Badingham Playschool
- Jamie White, Headteacher at Oulton Broad Primary School (winner)
- Helen Winn, Principal at Ipswich Academy
The evening also saw 15 inspirational young people win awards for their attitude and positive approach which has a direct impact on the social, moral
To find out more about the winners and finalists of these awards, click here.
“This event is one of the highlights of the Vertas calendar and it is a pleasure to sponsor this event. Hearing the inspirational achievements of children, young people and educational leaders across the county is awe-inspiring and we hope to continue to support this in the future.” – Wendy Quantrill, Communications and PR Manager, Vertas