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On Thursday 2nd March 2017, the Grimsby and Scunthorpe Telegraph hosted the second Gold Apple Education Awards. These awards are for all schools and colleges based in Lincolnshire. St. James’ School were nominated in six of the ten categories this year which were;

  • The Community Award (for our use of our facilities within the community)
  • The Innovation Award (for the Scallop Programme)
  • The Teacher of the Year Award (Mrs Lambert in the Senior Department was nominated for this award)
  • The Age 16+ Star Pupil (Head Girl Apoorva Bhattacharya was nominated for her 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)
  • The Against All Odds Award (Hossam & Sara Mohamed were nominated 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 St. James’ School team 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.

Headmaster, 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.

St James’ are also extremely delighted to confirm Laceby Manor, who St. James’ nominated for the Business Support for Schools Awards, also won in their category.