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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

Schools Location
Alves Primary Elgin
Brampton Village Primary School Huntingdon
Coryton Primary School Cardiff
Hasland Junior School Chesterfield
Horndean Church of England Junior School  Waterlooville 
Longfield Academy Darlington
Pil Primary School Bridgend
Richard Landler School Truro
St Alban's RC Primary School Birmingham
St Augustine's CE Primary School Manchester
St James Catholic School Cheadle
St Trea's Primary School Magherafelt
Stockport Academy Stockport
Turing House School Teddington
Willingham Primary School Willingham
Woodfield Primary School Wigan
Ysgol y Wern Cardiff

Round 2 successful schools - June 2019

Schools Location
Ambler Primary School London
Barton Court Canterbury
Cage Green Primary School Tonbridge
Carrowdore Primary Newtonards
Fakenham Academy Norfolk Fakenham
Gillibrand Primary School Chorley
Great Clacton CofE Junior school Clacton on Sea
Hartsfield JMI School Baldock
Haworth Primary School Keighley
Home Farm Primary School Bradford
Houston Primary School Johnstone
King Edward Primary Mansfield
Knowepark Primary School Selkirk
Le Cateau Community Primary School  Catterick Garrison
Lyons Hall Primary Braintree
Magna Primary School Poole
Marsden Primary School Sunderland
Normanton Junior Academy Normanton
Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy  Oldbury
Peebles High School Peebles
Ralph Thoresby School Leeds
St Georges C of E Foundation School Broadstairs
St John with St Michael CE Primary Rochdale
St Luke's C.E. Primary School Kingston upon Thames
St Peters Catholic Primary School Billericay
St. James CE Primary Academy Bournemouth
St. Stephen's Junior School Canterbury
Stonebow Primary School Loughborough
The Thetford Academy Thetford
Thornhill Community Academy Dewsbury
Wellsway Bristol
Weston Primary School Weston
William Harding School Aylesbury
Wyburns Primary School Rayleigh

Round 3 successful schools - September 2019

School Location
Abacus Primary School  Wickford
Baden Powell Primary  Cardiff
Beckett Primary School Derby
Bernard Gilpin Primary School Sunderland 
Birchington CE Primary School Birchington
Burlington Infant School Bridlington
Freshfield Primary School Liverpool
Glen Park Primary School Plymouth
Great Wakering Primary Academy Southend-on-Sea
Hallbrook Primary School Leicester
Hawkinge Primary School Hawkinge
Leedon Lower School Leighton Buzzard
Locking Primary School - ELAN Weston-super-Mare
Marden High School North Shields
Old Hall Junior School Chesterfield
Otley All Saints CE School Leeds
Primrose Hill Primary School Salford
Quainton Hall School  Harrow
Rathmore Primary School Bangor
Rice Lane Primary School Liverpool
Robert Bloomfield Academy Shefford
Robert Gordon's College Aberdeen
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 School Stratford Upon Avon
Sundorne Infant School and Nursery Shrewsbury
Talbot Heath School Bournemouth
Wilmslow High School Wilmslow


Round 4 successful schools - March 2020

School Location
Abbotswood Junior School Totton
Arnold View Primary School Nottingham
Bird's Bush Primary School Tamworth
Caer Elen Pembrokeshire
Cathays High School Cardiff
Cherry Tree Primary School Lymm
Cleaswell Hill Choppington
Commercial Primary School Dunfermline
Copthorne Primary School Bradford
Cross Ash Primary School Abergavenny
Cross Lane Primary School Elland
Deans Primary Livingston
Eversley Primary School Basildon
Gosforth Park First School Newcastle upon Tyne
Heolgerrig Community School Merthyr Tydfil
Highfields Academy Nantwich
Millennium Primary London
Milton Hall Primary & Nursery School Westcliff
North Crescent Primary School Wickford
North Halifax Grammar Halifax
Notley Green Primary School Braintree
Parkstone Primary School Hull
Priestnall School Stockport
Rodings Primary School Leaden Roding
Roman Road Primary School Gateshead
Shotley Primary School Ipswich
Springwood Junior School Waterlooville
St Ethelbert's RCP School Bolton
St Joseph's Catholic Primary Warrington
St Mary's Primary School Derrytrasna Northern Ireland
St Oswald's CE Primary School Chester
St Paul's Church of England Primary School Leamington Spa
Stamford School Stamford
Tattenhall Park Primary School Chester
Thackley Primary School Bradford
Thatcham Park School Thatcham
The Grange CP School Banbury
The John Warner School Hoddesdon
The Portsmouth Academy Portsmouth
The Trafalgar School Salisbury
Troedyrhiw Community Primary School Merthyr Tydfil
Westerhope Primary Newcastle upon Tyne


Round 5 successful schools - September 2020

School Location
Arthur Bugler Primary School Stanford-le-Hope
Belfast Boy's Model School Belfast
Belgrave Primary School Chester
Biggleswade Academy Biggleswade
Coalsnaughton Primary School Coalsnaughton
Egerton CP School Bolton
Freckleton Church of England Primary School Preston
Holy Trinity Academy Telford
Linwood School Bournemouth
Long Field Academy Melton Mowbray
Melin Primary School Neath
Millhouse Primary School and Nursery Basildon
Noak Bridge Primary School Basildon
Pear Tree Mead Academy Harlow
Phoenix Collegiate West Bromwich
Pottery Primary School Belper
Rainham School for Girls Kent
Ruishton C of E Primary School Somerset
Sherrier C of E Primary Leicestershire
Tanfield Lea Community Primary School County Durham
The Lancaster Academy Leicester
Thomas Estley Community College Leicester
Ton Pentre Junior School Pentre
Ty Isaf Infants School Newport
West Cliff Primary School Whitby
Willow Brook Primary School Nottingham
Wistaston Academy Crewe
Woodlands Community Primary School Birkenhead


Round 6 successful schools - May 2021

School Location
Alexandra Park Primary School Cheshire
Bamford Primary school Derbyshire
Beech Street Primary School Manchester
Belmont Academy Erith
Blue Coat CofE School and Music College Coventry
Bnos Yisroel School Salford
Bovington Academy Wareham, Dorset
Burtonwood Community Primary School Warrington
Button Lane Primary School Manchester
Castle Hill Primary School Basingstoke
Castlefields Primary School Bridgnorth
Chertsey High School Chertsey
Comberbach Primary School Northwich
Dursley CofE Primary Academy Dursley
East Rainton Primary School Houghton le Spring
Edgebury Primary School Kent
Fourfields Community Primary School Peterborough
Future Academies Watford Watford
Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School Batley
Horsford CofE Primary School Norwich
Huttoft Primary School Alford
Laurus Cheadle Hulme Stockport
Lochinver House School Potters bar
Longfield Academy Darlington
Maddiston Primary School Falkirk
Moor Hall Primary School West Midlands
South Avenue Primary School Kent
St Edmund's College Herffordshire
St.Peter's C of E Primary School Wigan
Stamford Bridge Primary York
Stannington First School Northumberland
The Duston School Northamptonshire
The High School of Glasgow Glasgow
Thornton College Thornton
Upton Priory School Macclesfield
Watlington Community Primary School King's Lynn
West Kilbride Primary School Ayrshire
West Primary School and Early Learning Childcare Class Paisley
Yew Tree Community School Greater Manchester

Round 7 successful schools - September 2021

School Name Location
All Saints Benhilton CoE Primary School London
Anchorsholme Primary Academy Anchorsholme
Aylesbury High School Aylesbury
Beverley High School East Riding of Yorkshire
Calthorpe Park School Hampshire
Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School  Leeds
Jubilee Primary School Thamesmead
Kates Hill Primary School Dudley
Leasowes Primary School Stafford
Little Harrowden Community Primary School Little Harrowden
Milking Bank Primary School West Midlands
Moorside Primary School Salford
Oak Wood Secondary School Warwickshire
Oakley Vale Primary School Northants
Our Lady's Catholic Primary School Cheshire
Outwood Academy Foxhills North Lincolnshire
Parklands High School CHORLEY
Portishead Primary School Bristol
Ratton School Eastbourne
St Peter's CofE Primary School Harrogate
St. Paul's Catholic Primary School Portsmouth
Ulva Primary School Scotland
Westoe Crown Primary School South Shields
Williamston Primary School Livingston 




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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