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Student Voice Awards Winners 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 winners!

SVA winners 2022

Great Walstead School (Primary)

Great Walstead School won our Student Voice Awards for Primary because of the amazing opportunities they offer to get students involved in issues that they care about. Whether that’s the EcoWarriors campaigning for the environment; the Together Club discussing issues they’re passionate about or all their students voting on positions of responsibility, pupil voice is clearly at the heart of what they do.


Kettering Buccleuch (Secondary)

Kettering Buccleuch won our Student Voice Award for Secondary due to the changes they have made to their school in response to student voice.

Following discussions with students, they have banned cars on school sites, added gender-neutral toilets to all school buildings and even involved students in teaching and learning reviews. It is incredibly clear that students' voices at Kettering Buccleuch are both listened to and acted on.

sva winners 2022

Keighley (Student)

We had so many schools put forward impressive individuals for the Student Award but we all agreed that Keighley shone incredibly bright.

As the chair of the student council, member of the EDI committee, member of the Boarding House Council and charity fundraiser, Keighley’s dedication to student voice was immediately clear. We were particularly impressed by her input in changing the schools approach to student wellbeing, neurodiversity and autism awareness. Well done Keighley!

And to our Runner Up and Highly Commended applicants!

Runner up certificate

Runners Up

  • Secondary School: Etonbury Academy
  • Primary School: Engayne Primary School
  • Student: Madeleine Loveless
highly commended certificate

Highly Commended

  • Secondary School: Outwood Grange Academy
  • Primary School: Stanton Community Primary School
  • Student: Zara Fatima
  • Student: Christy Lau
  • Student: Max Moorcroft
  • Student: Ellie Preston
  • Student: Alesha Zaman

A massive thank you to our 2022 judges!

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James Cathcart

Young Voices Heard

Director at Young Voices Heard
Volunteer Mentor, Campaigner & Advocate, Mentoring, Training, Support Services/ Freelance Consultant - former CEO, UK Programmes lead and Prince's Trust mentor.

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Nic Ponsford

Global Equality Collective

Co-Founder and CEO, Global Equality Collective
PT Lecturer MSc Digital Pedagogy at Leeds Beckett University
Director of EdtechUK, Doctorate Researcher #CEMPDOC, Fellow of the RSA for work in education and inclusion, Award-winning edtech leader with a demonstrated history both in the classroom and in the e-learning industry.

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Annie Waddington

UK Parliament Week

Senior Partnerships Officer at UK Parliament Week
Managing UK Parliament Participation (public engagement) team managing an extensive partnership network of organisations around the UK.