DSAT are excited to announce that this year’s Awards ceremony will be held on Friday 30th June 2017 at the Leicester City King Power Stadium. Schools will be asked to nominate children and adults the week after half term and final judging will take place after Easter.
We will have a number of appealing sponsorship packages available again, and look forward to welcoming some very special guest presenters. Special thanks to this year's sponsors:
To take a look at last year’s event, keep reading…
Coba Education - Official ceremony hosts of DSAT End of Year Awards 2016
It was another magnificent evening for children, staff and the wider community of all the schools in DSAT at our third annual School’s Awards Ceremony on Friday 1st July. Over 450 guests attended the event at the Leicester Marriott Hotel and Discovery Schools Academy Trust is extremely proud of the outstanding talents and achievements of all the nominees and winners.
We were delighted to welcome some very special guests who kindly gave up their time to present awards – the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, MP and Secretary of State for Education; Steve Walsh, Leicester City Football legend; Dr Iain Barber, Senior Lecturer in Animal Biology at the University of Leicester; Dave Bartram, founder member Showaddywaddy; Michaela Butter MBE, Director of Attenborough Arts Centre; author Jonathan Emmett; Steve Harris, Wellbeing Education; the Rt Hon Edward Garnier, MP for Harborough, Oadby and Wigston; Prof Surinder Sharma, High Sheriff of Leicestershire; Helen Stockhill, Leicestershire Governor Development Services, representatives from UNISON; Chris Wheatley, CEO of the Flying High Multi Academy Trust; and our sponsors.
We are extremely grateful to our principal sponsor, Coba, and all the industry leaders who were involved – Simply Education, YMD Boon, MHA MacIntryre Hudson, Michelmores, Moir Wade Bespoke Interiors, Santander, Talk Straight, Rahmqvist UK and Cavalry - without them this event simply could not happen. Also thanks to the Headteachers of all ten of our schools that took part, the dance troupes and choir who provided entertainment, the countless people who worked behind the scenes to help make the evening a success, and CEO Paul Stone, whose vision it was to hold the awards.
But above all we thank and congratulate all our nominees and winners - we are immensely proud of their efforts. Below is the highlights video of the evening and a list of the winners: