HUGE SUCCESS FOR ST. JAMES’ AT THE REGIONAL GOLDEN APPLE EDUCATION AWARDS 2017…. FINALISTS IN 6 CATEGORIES

On Thursday 2nd March 2017, the Grimsby and Scunthorpe Telegraph hosted the second Regional Golden Apple Education Awards. These awards are for all schools and colleges based in Lincolnshire and St. James’ was nominated for 6 categories out of 11 this year … The Community Award (for our use of our facilities within the community), The Innovation Award (for our Fantastic Scallop Programme), The Teacher of the Year Award (Mrs Lambert in the Senior School was nominated for this award), The Age 16+ Star Pupil (Our Head Girl Apoorva Bhattacharya was nominated for her amazing achievements already in GCSE and A Level at only just 16 years of age) The Lifetime Contribution Award (John Hampson, who has been at St. James’ for the last 31 years!) and the Against All Odds Award (Hossam & Sara Mohammed were nomintated for this Award for their courage and determination in dealing with the tragic death of their parents and the move from Cairo to the UK to live with their Uncle).

The team, pictured below, were delighted to attend the awards last Thursday to hear the final results. All nominations for each category were assessed by a panel of judges and the winners announced on the evening by the various sponsors of the event.

Dr Price and staff are so very proud of all of the nominations received and are delighted to confirm that Mr Hampson won the Lifetime Contribution Award and Hossam and Sara won the ‘Against all Odds’ Awards.

We are also extremely happy to confirm the Laceby Manor, who St. James’ nominated for the Business Support for Schools Awards, also won.