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Shine 2018 – list of winners

On Monday 2nd July, the Shine School Media Awards 2018 took place at Stationers’ Hall in central London.

In a day full of excitement, drama and emotion, our prizes were awarded to outstanding secondary school pupils from around the UK who had produced a newspaper, magazine, podcast or website.

Here is the full list of winners…

Best Magazine Cover
Sponsored by The Copyright Licensing Agency

  • Winner:
    ‘The Wall’
    Ibstock Place School 
  • Highly Commended:
    ‘The Millhillian’
    Mill Hill School

Best Newspaper Cover
Sponsored by The Telegraph

  • Winner
    ‘Fearns Chat’
    Fearns Community Sports College
  • Highly Commended
    ‘The Citizen’
    City of London School

Best Homepage
Sponsored by Investor Publishing

  • Winner
    ‘Vox’
    St Joseph’s College
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Spyglass’
    George Heriot’s School

Best Design and Layout
Sponsored by Bobst UK & Ireland

  • Winner
    ‘TiNT’
    Plymouth School of Creative Arts
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Delirium’
    Headington School

Best Illustration and Artwork
Sponsored by Cavendish Care

  • Winner
    Victoria Chen
    Dollar Academy
  • Highly Commended
    Jonathan Cresswell
    Colyton Grammar School
  • Highly Commended
    Anya Butler
    Bromsgrove School

Best Cartoon
Sponsored by The Cartoon Museum

  • Winner
    Jemima Storey
    Berkhamsted School
  • Highly Commended
    Thomas Wells
    Dartford Grammar School
  • Highly Commended
    Kate Mercer
    The Marlborough Science Academy

Best Podcast
Sponsored by Voodoo

  • Winner
    ‘Mars Project: Interview with Ricky Arnold on board the International Space Station’

    Kings High School Warwick
  • Highly Commended
    ‘DGSChapter Extra’
    Dartford Grammar School
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Nazareth House Guests’
    Plymouth School of Creative Arts
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Popular Side Pod’
    Workington Academy

Best Overall Content
Sponsored by The Week

  • Winner
    ‘Seven Stripes’

    Colyton Grammar School
  • Highly Commended
    ‘The Wall’
    Ibstock Place School
  • Highly Commended
    ‘ARTicle’
    Saint Olave’s Grammar School

Best Business Strategy
Sponsored by Picon

  • Winner
    Kate Warburton & Lizzie Craven
    Tarporley High School & Sixth Form College
  • Highly Commended
    Isaac Cooper
    Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
  • Highly Commended
    Banbridge High School

Best Community and Environmental Initiative
Sponsored by Denmaur Paper Media

  • Winner
    ‘Skive’
    Bodmin College
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Body & Mind; Right Body, Right Mind, Right Choice’
    Right Choice Independent School

Best Photograph
Our Photographer of the Year
Sponsored by Getty Images Archive

  • Winner
    ‘Bethan’ by Mo Shafeeq
    Prior Park School
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Yellow Man’ by Connor Shiels
    Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy
  • Highly Commended
    ‘How many likes’ by Marianne Wills
    Saint Olave’s Grammar School
  • Highly Commended
    ‘So you want to be a boxer?’ by Isaac Polson & Reuben Gurney
    Plymouth School of Creative Arts

Best Feature Article
Our Journalist of the Year
Sponsored by the NCTJ

  • Winner
    ‘Transgender and Proud’ by George Thornicroft

    Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Sadiq’s Housing Bubble’ by Sami Kardos-Nyheim
    City of London School
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Indifference Kills: How the World is Failing the Rohingya People’ by Benedetta Benzoni
    George Heriot’s School
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Study. Die. Repeat’ by Issy Clarke
    Tarporley High School & Sixth Form College

Editor of the Year
Sponsored by PrintWeek

  • Winner
    Rebecca Webster
    Ibstock Place School
  • Highly Commended
    Kate Whittington
    Oxford High School

Most Inspirational Teacher
Sponsored by tes

  • Winner
    Kate Nichols
    City of Norwich School
  • Highly Commended
    Giles Marshall
    Sutton Grammar School
  • Highly Commended
    Hayley Redfern
    The Marlborough Science Academy

Shine Scholar
Our Most Outstanding Pupil
Sponsored by Liz Hunt, Consulting Editor (Features), The Daily Mail

  • Winner
    Alia Derriey
    Bromsgrove School
  • Highly Commended
    Jacob Dean
    Bodmin College
  • Highly Commended
    Ewan Sleath
    Sutton Grammar School

Best Online
Sponsored by Google UK

  • Winner
    ‘VOX’
    St Joseph’s College
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Spyglass’
    George Heriot’s School

Best Newspaper
Sponsored by The Printing Charity

  • Winner
    ‘Fearns Chat’
    Fearns Community Sports College
  • Highly Commended
    ‘The Citizen’
    City of London School

Best Magazine
Sponsored by Hearst

  • Winner
    ‘The Wall’
    Ibstock Place School
  • Highly Commended
    ‘Seven Stripes’
    Colyton Grammar School
  • Highly Commended
    ‘TiNT’
    Plymouth School of Creative Arts

The Harrison Cup

Every year the Harrison Cup is awarded to a school whose entry the judges have particularly commended overall. A huge thank you from Shine to Stationer Richard Harrison for this special award.

  • Winner
    ‘#Osborne’
    Osborne School

Special Awards

In addition to the main prizes, the judges awarded a set of special awards:

  • Feature Article
    ‘Fast Food: The Obesity Pandemic’ by Tyreece McDonald
    Right Choice Independent School
  • Schools Showing Exceptional Promise
    Oxford High School 
    Whitgift School
  • Most Improved School
    Educational Diversity

 

Winners badges

If any winners require a special badge for their school website these are now available – please contact shine@stationers.org

 

Press enquiries

For any press enquiries please email shine@stationers.org

 

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