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Good Diabetes Care in School Award - How to apply

Good diabetes care in school award

Step 1 - Read your school award application pack

This will be sent to the nominated school. Read all eight documents in the
school award application pack in numerical order:

  • Applying for the award: four step guide for schools.
  • Guidelines for school nominations.
  • Frequently asked questions.
  • List of school award application questions.
  • Guide to notifying all parents and carers of your school nomination.
  • School nomination support form for the parent/carer to fill in.
  • School nomination support form for the healthcare professional to fill in.


Step 2 - Tell all parents and carers of students about your Nomination 

As a nominated school, you must tell all parents and carers of students at your school that your school has been nominated for the award, and invite them to complete a brief online parent survey, enabling them to support or oppose your application for the award.

You can find out more about this step on our notifying parents section. 


Step 3 - Get your supporting documents ready 

Make sure you have the following supporting documents:

  • One signed and completed parent/carer school nomination support form.
  • One signed and completed healthcare professional school nomination support form.
  • Your school’s up-to-date Medical Conditions Policy.
  • Evidence that you have told parents/carers about your school’s nomination.


Step 4 - Start your award application 

  • Go to our online application form
  • Follow the instructions and upload the supporting documents when you are prompted to.
  • Submit your application.
  • Once you have submitted your award application, you will no longer be able to access or edit your application.
  • The application will then be sent to the Diabetes UK Good Diabetes Care in School Award assessment group.


Good luck

Applications will take around six weeks to process. 

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