Key Shine dates

2022 entry form available
Now!

2022 closing date
6th May 2022

Shine Awards 2022
27th June 2022

Background to the competition

The Shine School Media Awards is a programme to support enterprising secondary school pupils and support and encourage their creativity.

Across the UK, teenagers are writing, drawing, printing, photographing, recording podcasts, building websites, broadcasting on school radio and publishing online… with the idea that this will one day be their career. Shine nurtures those aspirations with a set of annual awards – irrespective of the type of school or level of funding our entries receive. These prizes can offer career pathways so award-winning students can see their ideas and aspirations become reality.

Our primary goal is to offer recognition of outstanding local creativity at a national level, lending exceptional students a helping hand for the future.

With its 600-year heritage, Stationers’ Hall is today the home and hub of the Content and Communications Industries and we believe there is no finer place to celebrate the achievements of our fantastic entrants.

Shine is forever indebted to its founder, Ian Locks of the Stationers’ Company, who launched the Shine Awards in 2011. A decade later, we continue his concept – to support and reward the development of publishing projects by secondary school pupils.

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