Education Awards a huge success

Winners of the Wigan Education Awards
Winners of the Wigan Education Awards

The 2018 Wigan Observer annual Education Awards were once again a huge success.

Held at the home of the main sponsors Wigan & Leigh College , the venue was packed with parents and staff supporting the shortlisted candidates.

Editor Janet Wilson said: “There can only be one winner for each award but everyone on the shortlist was a winner and can feel proud of their achievements.”

Full list of winners:

Pupil of the Year Award

Secondary Pupil

Standish High School, Lydia Melling

Primary Pupil

St Joseph’s Primary School, Callum Cherry

Sustainable School of the Year Award

St Wilfrid’s CofE Primary Academy, The Eco Team

Inspirational Teaching Award

Standish Community High School, Kathy James

Sports Achievement Award

Standish Community High School, Under 15s Rugby Union Team

Innovation in Technology Award

St Joseph’s Primary School, Wrightington

Young Engineer/Scientist of the Year Award

Newfold Primary School

Career Aspiration Award

St Wilfrid’s CofE Primary Academy

Fitness & Wellbeing

Woodfield Primary School

Unsung Hero Award

St Catharine’s CofE Primary School, Joanne Birkett

Primary School of the Year Award

Woodfield Primary School, Wigan

Secondary School of the Year Award

Golborne High School

Don’t miss our 4-page picture special in next week’s Observer.