Outstanding Governance Awards 2019

Nominations for the Outstanding Governance Awards 2019 are now closed. 

Governing boards and clerks make a vast and valuable contribution to the education of young people. Our biennial awards celebrate the important role of governance volunteers and professionals, the only national honours to recognise some of the quarter of a million people governing in schools in England.

The Outstanding Governance Awards 2019 will recognise achievements in four categories:

  • Outstanding governing board in a single school
  • Outstanding governing board in a group of schools
  • Outstanding vision and strategy
  • Outstanding clerk to a governing board


Adrian Packer, Chief Executive, CORE Education Trust said: “Making it to the finals of the Outstanding Governance Awards is a huge honour and a real tribute to the dedicated team at CORE. To be recognised in this way only two years after we were founded is truly inspiring and is a wonderful acknowledgement of what we are trying to do as an education trust, and that is to give young people the best possible start in life.” (Runner up – outstanding governing board in a group of schools, Outstanding Governance Awards 2017).

Our judges are now considering nominations and all goverrning boards and clerks that entered will be contacted in early 2019 with the outcome of their application. Please email any queries to awards@nga.org.uk or call 0121 237 3780

You can read all about the finalists and winners of the 2017 awards at the NGA News Page.