The ENTHUSE Celebration Awards

ENTHUSE Celebration Award final 2018

Applications for the 2020 awards are now open. Deadline: 27 September.

The ENTHUSE Celebration Awards recognise the schools, teachers and technicians which have gone the extra mile to inspire their students and develop their professional practice.

CPD has an impact - on teachers and technicians, their colleagues, their school or college and their students - and this deserves to be celebrated. Teachers who have undertaken CPD at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, through our network of Science Learning Partnerships, via our online CPD, or with one of our partners in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are all eligible to apply. 

For 2020 applications for both the ENTHUSE Celebration Awards and the STEM Inspiration Awards are open concurrently. Shortlisted candidates for the ENTHUSE Celelbration Awards will be invited to an awards celebration event, giving them to chance to network with other individuals at the forefront of STEM education and engagement. ​

Apply now

Applications for the 2020 awards are now open and you can make a nomination for yourself, another person or an organisation. You can find the award categories, plus application forms and guidance below. Please return your completed application form to

​The deadline for applications is Sunday 27 September 2020.
(Please note, this deadline has been extended from its original April date. Any applications submitted before April are still valid)​


Award categories for 2020

  • Primary Science Teaching Trust Award for Excellence in STEM teaching – Primary 

    This award is for primary teachers who have shown sustained impact around STEM teaching and learning.

    Application form   Application guidance

  • ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM Teaching– Secondary

    Recognises teachers who have developed aspects of STEM education within their secondary schools.

    Application form   Application guidance

  • ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM Teaching – Post 16

    This award is for teachers and further education lecturers who have developed STEM subject teaching in their organisation.

    Application form   Application guidance

  • ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM – School & College technicians and support staff 

    Technicians and support staff are vital to effective STEM education and this award recognises and values those who contribute at the highest level.

    Application form   Application guidance

  • ENTHUSE Award for School and College Leadership in STEM

    This award is for middle and senior leaders who have effectively championed aspects of STEM in their school or college.

    Application form   Application guidance

  • ENTHUSE Partnership of the Year*

    ENTHUSE Partnerships are a unique local collaboration of schools developing their STEM subject teaching and learning, and this award recognises the high impact of these alliances.

    * National award only

    Application form   Application guidance

  • BP Award for Outstanding Contribution to Developing Science Capital and Social Mobility

    This award is for teachers and leaders who have raised levels of science capital amongst their students, increasing the ability of previously under-served groups to access STEM careers.

    Application form   Application guidance

Why apply?

Hilderthorpe Primary School, winner of the 2018 ENTHUSE Award for STEM Primary School of the Year, shares the impact that winning has had.


Photos of the 2019 ENTHUSE Celebration Award final 

Photos from the 2019 ENTHUSE Celebration Award final

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