THE prestigious Golden Apple Awards 2021 are currently taking place and celebrating the best of education in Cumbria. 

The Golden Apple Awards provide a special opportunity fthe nominees to come together and celebrate the talents, resilience and achievements of our sector and the truly amazing people in the community. 

The awards are presented by Newsquest Cumbria – publishers of the News & Star, The Mail, The Cumberland News, The Westmorland Gazette, The Whitehaven News and The Times and Star.

The categories are: Best Student; Best Teaching Professional; Best Support Staff; Early Years Provider; Community Initiative; Best Use of Technology; Best Teaching Assistant; Best Industry Engagement Initiative; Best Further Education Provider; Best Education Profession Newcomer; Best Learning, Development and Training Provider; Best Education and Learning Leader; Against All Odds; Best Apprentice; Best Inclusion Initiative; Best Primary School; Best Secondary School; Health and Wellbeing Award; Lifetime Achievement.