Achievement Awards


Wakefield's Children and Young People Directorate has an annual awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of our looked after children and young people.
Nominations for 2019 will open in September 2019. Watch-out for letters inviting your carers and social workers to nominate, letters will arrive by post at the end of July 2019.

The theme for this year is.... still to be decided! If you have any ideas for a theme, please do let us know, email





  • How to nominate
    Please read these guidance notes before submitting a nomination for your child or young person
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The Nominations have been judged and invites to our Awards Ceremony have been sent out.
We also have 30 merit certificates which will be presented to those who just missed a place by their social worker before the end of the year.  A massive congratulation to everyone who was nominated!

It's the Children and Young People's Summit on Saturday.  Keep tuned and we'll let you know how Wakefield are planning to make Wakefield and place to feel Happy, Healthy and Safe

It's the Leaving Care Forum next Wednesday

Then we'll be meeting on the 2nd Friday every month to discuss issues and make real changes to the services that we receive.  If you are 16-25 and would and are living or preparing to live alone get in touch with Richard at

Tell us your ideas for the theme of 2019's Annual Achievement Awards.  See our quick vote form.

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