Everyone’s a winner at the nasen Awards 2019

News - 22 October 2019

The evening, which was hosted by celebrity guest, comedian and magician, Pete Firman, saw 200 guests come together, to recognise and celebrate the fantastic work being done by individuals, schools, and organisations to ensure children and young people with SEND can go on to reach their full potential.

Chief Executive of nasen, Prof. Adam Boddison said: “It’s an honour that we as a charity are able to bring together a host of people from across the SEND community in order to celebrate and reward some of the most inspirational work that has taken place over the last 12 months. 

This is the third year running for our awards ceremony, which gives us the opportunity to say thank you to those people who make a real difference to the lives of children and young people with SEND and who dedicate their time to helping them fulfil their potential.
It is great to be able to reward schools, settings, organisations and individuals for their hard work and continued support to SEND”.

This year’s winners were as follows:

Excellent practice in Early Years sponsored by Nursery World – Abbey School

Excellent practice in Post 16 Education sponsored by Association of Colleges –Cardiff and Vale College

Excellent practice in Primary School sponsored by GL Assessment – Marine Academy Primary School

Excellent practice in Secondary School sponsored by Nisai Group – Landgate School

Provision of the Year sponsored by Axcis – SeeAbility

Co-production with Children and Young People and their Families sponsored by Seashell Trust – Ladywood School & Outreach Service

The Innovation Award for Technology sponsored by Numberella – Scanning Pens - ReaderPen

Young Person/Youth Achievement  Award sponsored by Thrive – Jemima Browning

nasen Teacher of the Year Award sponsored by National Education Union (NEU) – Liz Wilcox

SEND Leader of the Year Award sponsored by IDL – Thomas Keaney

Learning Support Staff sponsored by Best Practice Network – Loz Larkin

The David Ryan Publication Award sponsored by Treloar – Speech Link - The Link Magazine