The Shine School Media Awards is a national competition rewarding UK secondary schools who produce an outstanding newspaper, magazine, podcast or website
Welcome to the Shine School Media Awards!
2020 will mark the tenth year of the Shine School Media Awards – a national competition that rewards a diversity of talent from secondary schools across the UK who work on the writing, editing, design and fund-raising for a school newspaper, magazine, podcast or website.
The culmination of each year’s Shine Awards is a spectacular summertime gala awards ceremony at Stationers’ Hall in the City of London.
The significant benefits of starting a Shine project include an enrichment of the school curriculum, an incentive to creativity and the chance for pupils to win national recognition and in the process enrich their CV and applications for university or college.
The Shine Awards was founded – and continues to be supported today – by The Stationers’ Foundation, the charitable arm of The Stationers, one of the UK’s ancient Livery Companies.
Key dates for Shine 2020
Closing date for entries
Friday 8th May 2020
End of May 2020
Monday 29th June 2020
Our entrants speak...
“We never imagined we’d arrive at a glitzy awards ceremony in London having reached the final shortlist. A great experience — we’ve already registered for next year!”
Jasmine Pentleton, Duchess’s High School, NorthumberlandMore feedback from schools
@helenadollimore - Jun 19
RT @helenadollimore: So proud of @Heathfield_CC and @LouDollimore editor of the Heathfield Vine shortlisted for @shinemediawards award. ht…
@TheWheatleyan - Jun 19
RT @TheWheatleyan: Photographs of our key editors - 12 months apart and still smiling! A superb journey, plus all their efforts have been r…