Interested in sponsoring the National Schools Awards?

Why choose an award sponsorship package?
Sponsorship of one of the six categories at the National Schools Awards provides a unique opportunity for leading education suppliers to position their brand as a pivotal part of the sector. You will have access to unrivalled networking opportunities with leaders from MATs, schools and the wider sector whilst giving back to the sector.

Who will be there?
The VIPs will consist of Headteachers, MAT CEOs, Business Managers and education leaders.

What will you gain from the experience?
Sponsors of the National Schools Awards will be a part of the Schools & Academies Show Birmingham marketing campaign. Meaning your brand will be exposed to thousands of education professionals across the UK via social media, emails, on our event website and through our printed advertising throughout the year. So, you get a lot more!

What are the award categories?

School Business Leader of the Year Award (SOLD – Schools Buying Club)

We are looking for an exceptional school business leader who has radically reinvented the perception of the traditional school business manager within not just their own setting but across their local region and is a trailblazer for projecting professionalism. They will also show an exceptional ability to for delivering excellent resource management across their own school, ensuring financial viability whilst still improving pupil outcomes.

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Income Innovator of the Year (SOLD – Eduprise)

We are looking for individuals/schools that are breaking the mold, tackling the issue of closing the funding gap in new and ingenious ways, driving significant additional revenue into their school and making the funds that they have available work harder and go further.

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Leadership Team of the Year

We would like to see entries from individuals/schools that are driving the strategic direction of their school, through joined-up leadership across the SBP, Head teacher and Chair of Governor in developing a strategic plan for the school and developing appropriate budgets and long-term planning to facility these plans. The winner will be able to demonstrate the impact that they make in securing the sustainability of the school, whilst improving pupil outcomes.

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School Infrastructure Innovation of the Year

We are looking for professionals/schools who have delivered significant improvements across the infrastructure of their school, including new capital build projects and improvements in ICT facilities, including new system implementation. How have you changed and shaped your school’s infrastructure to meet the changing needs of the pupils, staff and to more effectively deliver the curriculum.

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School of the Year (SOLD – The Education Broker)

We are looking for a school that has delivered huge improvements for their pupils’ outcomes, improved year-on-year through its exam results, introduced a new and innovative curriculum that has provided tangible results, overcome a challenging period or simply worked tirelessly to ensure the successful running of their school and general wellbeing of the staff and pupils at the school.

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MAT of the Year (SOLD – EduCare)

We are looking for a MAT that has successfully turned around their schools or has managed to grow whilst maintaining or increasing positive pupil outcomes. The MAT can be any size and should show examples of using innovation and imagination to improve their schools.

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What are the award sponsorship packages?

Headline Sponsor:

• A member of your team will host the full award ceremony (or nominate a respected individual to host – to be agreed by the event team)
• A 3x2m trestle table stand within the award room to distribute marketing material and attract visitors
• Branding to feature on all signage onsite and online pre-event as ‘Headline Sponsor’
• Inclusion in the post event press release
• 5-minute speech post award ceremony to thank all attendees
• An online profile including 100 words of text and logo on the official award website
• Full page advert in The National Schools Awards brochure
• 8x VIP passes to both The Schools & Academies Show Birmingham and The National Schools Awards
• Email to all shortlisted nominees introducing your company’s services
• A congratulations letter to all winners
• You will have the first option to renew your sponsorship package, held until December 31th 2019

Individual Award Category Sponsor:

• Opportunity to sponsor one of the coveted award categories
• A member of your team will present the award to the winner/s
• Branding to feature on all signage onsite and online pre-event
• An online profile including 100 words of text and logo on the official award website
• 3x VIP passes to both The Schools & Academies Show Birmingham and The National Schools Awards
• Email to shortlisted nomination for your category introducing your company’s services
• A congratulations letter to category winner

How do I get in touch to find out more?

Please email Matthew McDermott on Matthew.McDermott@govnet.co.uk for further information on our award sponsorship packages.