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
@TrinityCroydon - Jul 19
RT @TrinityCroydon: Trinity newspaper named ‘Rising Star’ at Shine School Media Awards #TrinityCommunity #TrinityAcademic #TrinityCoCurricu…
@DeputyHead_CCA - Jul 19
RT @DeputyHead_CCA: Celebrating CCA winning the Shine Media Rising Star 2019 Award in London last week! #journalistsofthefuture @shinemedi…
Shine School Media Awards
@shinemediawards - Jul 19
Attendees of this week's Shine School Media Awards all received a copy of our Winners Book designed by @richardpchapman on paper from @DenmaurPaper and printed by @Pureprint. It's now also available as a digital download from our website here >>> https://t.co/pOTMXeA2qA https://t.co/XyVwO9RiAY