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Good Diabetes Care in School Award

Period 2 Nomination Dates

Nominations closed at 5pm on Monday 31 May.

Keep a look out on this page for updates on when the next period of nominations will open.



Nominate your school now!

Update 01 June: nominations are currently closed

It only takes a few minutes to nominate. If your school is successful they can join the 200 schools that have been awarded this honour when the awards were first run, and the 191 schools who have received the award since October 2018. We're delighted to add the list of successful schools for 2019/20 towards the bottom of the page.

This prestigious award is open to both primary and secondary schools. It is the only such honour that Diabetes UK offers and is a fantastic way to demonstrate the great care provided to children with diabetes in school. 

We celebrate the schools that work with parents and healthcare professionals to ensure children with diabetes have as easy an experience at school as possible. 

Whether you’re a parent, care, member of school staff of healthcare professional, you can nominate a school

Remember by taking part, your school be recognised as setting a great standard of care. They will also get:

  • A beautiful trophy, which is valid for two years.
  • Use of the Good Diabetes Care in School Award logo on all your print and digital stationery.
  • Feature on the Diabetes UK Honour Wall.
  • An opportunity for positive local media attention about your school’s achievements.
  • Ongoing support from us to help with best practice and updated methods of care.

What happens after I've made a nomination?

Once we receive your nomination, we will email the school informing them of their nomination along with advance notice on how they can apply for the award. When applications open, we'll then invite them to apply for the award.

We won't be collecting personal data, names or details of any children who attend the school.

However, we will ask you to provide data about the school. We'll only use this data for the purposes of the award

Good schools award winners

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Round 1 successful schools - January 2019

Alves PrimaryElgin
Brampton Village Primary SchoolHuntingdon
Coryton Primary SchoolCardiff
Hasland Junior SchoolChesterfield
Horndean Church of England Junior School Waterlooville 
Longfield AcademyDarlington
Pil Primary SchoolBridgend
Richard Landler SchoolTruro
St Alban's RC Primary SchoolBirmingham
St Augustine's CE Primary SchoolManchester
St James Catholic SchoolCheadle
St Trea's Primary SchoolMagherafelt
Stockport AcademyStockport
Turing House SchoolTeddington
Willingham Primary SchoolWillingham
Woodfield Primary SchoolWigan
Ysgol y WernCardiff

Round 2 successful schools - June 2019

Ambler Primary SchoolLondon
Barton CourtCanterbury
Cage Green Primary SchoolTonbridge
Carrowdore PrimaryNewtonards
Fakenham Academy NorfolkFakenham
Gillibrand Primary SchoolChorley
Great Clacton CofE Junior schoolClacton on Sea
Hartsfield JMI SchoolBaldock
Haworth Primary SchoolKeighley
Home Farm Primary SchoolBradford
Houston Primary SchoolJohnstone
King Edward PrimaryMansfield
Knowepark Primary SchoolSelkirk
Le Cateau Community Primary School Catterick Garrison
Lyons Hall PrimaryBraintree
Magna Primary SchoolPoole
Marsden Primary SchoolSunderland
Normanton Junior AcademyNormanton
Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy Oldbury
Peebles High SchoolPeebles
Ralph Thoresby SchoolLeeds
St Georges C of E Foundation SchoolBroadstairs
St John with St Michael CE PrimaryRochdale
St Luke's C.E. Primary SchoolKingston upon Thames
St Peters Catholic Primary SchoolBillericay
St. James CE Primary AcademyBournemouth
St. Stephen's Junior SchoolCanterbury
Stonebow Primary SchoolLoughborough
The Thetford AcademyThetford
Thornhill Community AcademyDewsbury
Weston Primary SchoolWeston
William Harding SchoolAylesbury
Wyburns Primary SchoolRayleigh

Round 3 successful schools - September 2019

Abacus Primary School Wickford
Baden Powell Primary Cardiff
Beckett Primary SchoolDerby
Bernard Gilpin Primary SchoolSunderland 
Birchington CE Primary SchoolBirchington
Burlington Infant SchoolBridlington
Freshfield Primary SchoolLiverpool
Glen Park Primary SchoolPlymouth
Great Wakering Primary AcademySouthend-on-Sea
Hallbrook Primary SchoolLeicester
Hawkinge Primary SchoolHawkinge
Leedon Lower SchoolLeighton Buzzard
Locking Primary School - ELANWeston-super-Mare
Marden High SchoolNorth Shields
Old Hall Junior SchoolChesterfield
Otley All Saints CE SchoolLeeds
Primrose Hill Primary SchoolSalford
Quainton Hall School Harrow
Rathmore Primary SchoolBangor
Rice Lane Primary SchoolLiverpool
Robert Bloomfield AcademyShefford
Robert Gordon's CollegeAberdeen
Shaldon Primary Teignmouth 
St John Ogilvie Primary School Paisley
St Philip's CE Primary School Cambridge
St Mary's Limavady Limavady 
Stratford Upon Avon Primary SchoolStratford Upon Avon
Sundorne Infant School and NurseryShrewsbury
Talbot Heath SchoolBournemouth
Wilmslow High SchoolWilmslow


Round 4 successful schools - March 2020

Abbotswood Junior SchoolTotton
Arnold View Primary SchoolNottingham
Bird's Bush Primary SchoolTamworth
Caer ElenPembrokeshire
Cathays High SchoolCardiff
Cherry Tree Primary SchoolLymm
Cleaswell HillChoppington
Commercial Primary SchoolDunfermline
Copthorne Primary SchoolBradford
Cross Ash Primary SchoolAbergavenny
Cross Lane Primary SchoolElland
Deans PrimaryLivingston
Eversley Primary SchoolBasildon
Gosforth Park First SchoolNewcastle upon Tyne
Heolgerrig Community SchoolMerthyr Tydfil
Highfields AcademyNantwich
Millennium PrimaryLondon
Milton Hall Primary & Nursery SchoolWestcliff
North Crescent Primary SchoolWickford
North Halifax GrammarHalifax
Notley Green Primary SchoolBraintree
Parkstone Primary SchoolHull
Priestnall SchoolStockport
Rodings Primary SchoolLeaden Roding
Roman Road Primary SchoolGateshead
Shotley Primary SchoolIpswich
Springwood Junior SchoolWaterlooville
St Ethelbert's RCP SchoolBolton
St Joseph's Catholic PrimaryWarrington
St Mary's Primary School DerrytrasnaNorthern Ireland
St Oswald's CE Primary SchoolChester
St Paul's Church of England Primary SchoolLeamington Spa
Stamford SchoolStamford
Tattenhall Park Primary SchoolChester
Thackley Primary SchoolBradford
Thatcham Park SchoolThatcham
The Grange CP SchoolBanbury
The John Warner SchoolHoddesdon
The Portsmouth AcademyPortsmouth
The Trafalgar SchoolSalisbury
Troedyrhiw Community Primary SchoolMerthyr Tydfil
Westerhope PrimaryNewcastle upon Tyne


Round 5 successful schools - September 2020

Arthur Bugler Primary SchoolStanford-le-Hope
Belfast Boy's Model SchoolBelfast
Belgrave Primary SchoolChester
Biggleswade AcademyBiggleswade
Coalsnaughton Primary SchoolCoalsnaughton
Egerton CP SchoolBolton
Freckleton Church of England Primary SchoolPreston
Holy Trinity AcademyTelford
Linwood SchoolBournemouth
Long Field AcademyMelton Mowbray
Melin Primary SchoolNeath
Millhouse Primary School and NurseryBasildon
Noak Bridge Primary SchoolBasildon
Pear Tree Mead AcademyHarlow
Phoenix CollegiateWest Bromwich
Pottery Primary SchoolBelper
Rainham School for GirlsKent
Ruishton C of E Primary SchoolSomerset
Sherrier C of E PrimaryLeicestershire
Tanfield Lea Community Primary SchoolCounty Durham
The Lancaster AcademyLeicester
Thomas Estley Community CollegeLeicester
Ton Pentre Junior SchoolPentre
Ty Isaf Infants SchoolNewport
West Cliff Primary SchoolWhitby
Willow Brook Primary SchoolNottingham
Wistaston AcademyCrewe
Woodlands Community Primary SchoolBirkenhead


Round 6 successful schools - May 2021

Alexandra Park Primary SchoolCheshire
Bamford Primary schoolDerbyshire
Beech Street Primary SchoolManchester
Belmont AcademyErith
Blue Coat CofE School and Music CollegeCoventry
Bnos Yisroel SchoolSalford
Bovington AcademyWareham, Dorset
Burtonwood Community Primary SchoolWarrington
Button Lane Primary SchoolManchester
Castle Hill Primary SchoolBasingstoke
Castlefields Primary SchoolBridgnorth
Chertsey High SchoolChertsey
Comberbach Primary SchoolNorthwich
Dursley CofE Primary AcademyDursley
East Rainton Primary SchoolHoughton le Spring
Edgebury Primary SchoolKent
Fourfields Community Primary SchoolPeterborough
Future Academies WatfordWatford
Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery SchoolBatley
Horsford CofE Primary SchoolNorwich
Huttoft Primary SchoolAlford
Laurus Cheadle HulmeStockport
Lochinver House SchoolPotters bar
Longfield AcademyDarlington
Maddiston Primary SchoolFalkirk
Moor Hall Primary SchoolWest Midlands
South Avenue Primary SchoolKent
St Edmund's CollegeHerffordshire
St.Peter's C of E Primary SchoolWigan
Stamford Bridge PrimaryYork
Stannington First SchoolNorthumberland
The Duston SchoolNorthamptonshire
The High School of GlasgowGlasgow
Thornton CollegeThornton
Upton Priory SchoolMacclesfield
Watlington Community Primary SchoolKing's Lynn
West Kilbride Primary SchoolAyrshire
West Primary School and Early Learning Childcare ClassPaisley
Yew Tree Community SchoolGreater Manchester

Round 7 successful schools - September 2021

School NameLocation
All Saints Benhilton CoE Primary SchoolLondon
Anchorsholme Primary AcademyAnchorsholme
Aylesbury High SchoolAylesbury
Beverley High SchoolEast Riding of Yorkshire
Calthorpe Park SchoolHampshire
Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School Leeds
Jubilee Primary SchoolThamesmead
Kates Hill Primary SchoolDudley
Leasowes Primary SchoolStafford
Little Harrowden Community Primary SchoolLittle Harrowden
Milking Bank Primary SchoolWest Midlands
Moorside Primary SchoolSalford
Oak Wood Secondary SchoolWarwickshire
Oakley Vale Primary SchoolNorthants
Our Lady's Catholic Primary SchoolCheshire
Outwood Academy FoxhillsNorth Lincolnshire
Parklands High SchoolCHORLEY
Portishead Primary SchoolBristol
Ratton SchoolEastbourne
St Peter's CofE Primary SchoolHarrogate
St. Paul's Catholic Primary SchoolPortsmouth
Ulva Primary SchoolScotland
Westoe Crown Primary SchoolSouth Shields
Williamston Primary SchoolLivingston 




The Good Diabetes Care in Schools Award is awarded by Diabetes UK based on information supplied by the school, parents of children attending the school and at least one independent healthcare professional at the time of award. School resources, practices and management may change at any time for reasons out of our control. Diabetes UK accepts no responsibility for any claims, losses or any type of damage whatsoever arising out of any reliance on an award, or its decision to make or not make an award to a school.

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