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Home > Awards > Oracy Culture Award

An award recognising and celebrating those schools placing oracy at the heart of their curriculum

Oracy Culture Award

Key facts

  • What: An award recognising primary and secondary schools’ efforts to cultivate a sustainable culture of oracy
  • When: Applications are open now. Applications will close on Wednesday 30th June 2021. Winners will be announced shortly afterwards

In brief

The English-Speaking Union’s Oracy Culture Award is the only national award which recognises and celebrates those schools placing oracy at the heart of their curriculum. There are two award categories: one for primary and one for secondary schools. Entry is via a simple application form, and is judged by an impartial panel with experience in oracy education. Applications will open in February and the winners will be notified in the summer.

Your school is eligible to apply if it is located in England or Wales and promotes a culture of oracy.

Why enter

  • Gain recognition for your school’s work promoting oracy
  • Excellent promotional tool helping your school to attract more students and teachers
  • Winner/Highly Commended logo to use on website and letterheads etc
  • Winner’s trophy to keep and display
  • Boost enthusiasm for oracy amongst students and parents
  • Provide Ofsted with evidence of promoting SMSC education

APPLY NOW

Applications are now open, please download the form on the right.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the Oracy Culture Award, please email education@esu.org or call 020 7529 1573

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