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UK Blog Awards Evening 2016

I was delighted to be a finalist in the UK Blog Awards this year, for both this WildlifeKate Blog and the blog I write for Michael Drayton Junior school, all about our ‘Wild Learning’. On Friday, my kids and I headed down to London for the Awards Evening. Held at the rather swanky Park Plaza Hotel in Westminster, it was a posh event, requiring me to get out of my usual attire of fleeces and wellies and dress up; a rare event indeed!

With drinks flowing a-plenty and lots of lovely fingers foods appearing, we were soon mingling with all the other bloggers and brands at the event.

Before we knew it, the dry ice was flowing and we were all moving into the large room where the winners were to be announced . Kate Russell introduced the evening and started to work through all the different categories… it was all very exciting!

We soon got to the Education section and Diane, my Head Teacher and I were delighted to find we were Highly Commended!!



A huge congratulations to @Grange_Park_ICT who won this section with their great primary ICT blog.

There were some incredible blogs in the Green and Eco section…


with worthy winners in the Highly Commended section….


with the winner of this category being a fantastic blog by Jeremy Williams

No win for me this year, but I am greatly honoured to have got this far and I will be working hard throughout the year to build upon my blogs and improve them, ready for next year’s competition!


Do have a look at the UK Blog Award page that shows all the worthy winners and their fantastic blogs!

Of course, the announcement of the winners was only a small part of the evening… the sponsors and organisers had put on a fantastic event and we all had an incredible evening… even if my feet were killing me!


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