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Five Sefton schools shortlisted for Educate Awards

Picture of the Educate Awards trophiesCllr Diane Roscoe, Sefton Council’s Cabinet Member for Education has welcomed news that five Sefton schools have been shortlisted for this year’s Educate Awards.

Outstanding education

Formby High, Maricourt Catholic High, Netherton Moss Primary, Stanley High and St Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary are the schools on the shortlist for the awards, which showcase the work of schools and colleges which are delivering outstanding education and helping students achieve their full potential.

  • Formby High School is shortlisted for the SEND Provision Award, Outstanding Arts in Secondary School and the Most Inspirational Secondary School.
  • Maricourt Catholic High School is shortlisted for The Communication Award, Careers & Enterprise Award and the Community Partnership Award.
  • Netherton Moss Primary School is shortlisted in the Outstanding Arts in Primary School category and Hilary Lyall has been nominated for School Governor of the Year.
  • Stanley High School is shortlisted for the Most Inspirational Secondary School.
  • St Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary School is shortlisted in the Outstanding Commitment to Sport & Physical Activity in Primary School category.


Cllr Roscoe said: “Five Sefton schools being shortlisted for these prestigious awards is great news and I would like to congratulate everyone involved for their efforts in being nominated.

“I wish them all every success on Friday 19th November.”

The awards, in partnership with Copyrite Systems and Ricoh, is the largest education awards in the North West and will take place at Liverpool Cathedral on Friday 19 November. With over 21 categories, the shortlist recognises inspiring teachers, dedicated support staff and strategic leadership teams.


Kim O’Brien, founder of the Educate Awards, said: “A huge well done to the schools and colleges who have made this year’s shortlist.

“After a difficult 18 or so months, it is extremely important that we recognise the amazing schools and colleges which have supported students, families, staff and the wider communities during the pandemic. The calibre of entries was absolutely incredible and deciding on the shortlist was a really difficult process.”

Associate sponsors of the Educate Awards 2021 include: All About STEM, Angel Solutions, CER, CPMM Media Group, Hidden Strength, LCR Careers Hub, Liverpool John Moores University, LSSP, Progress Careers, SupplyWell and Winstanley College.

You can find out more about the awards here.