During the Award Ceremony, we not only celebrated the achievements of children and young people but also the achievements of those supplementary schools who achieved the Bronze Awards within the National Quality Assurance framework. Alaa Abouzanad, the ANSS Chairman, congratulated the schools and said he was “delighted that so many schools have achieved this award” and that he
Certificates for Best Attendance were awarded to young people from Northampton by Cllr John Caswell, the Mayor of Northampton, who emphasised their parents’ commitment in ensuring that
Cllr Anthony Dady, the Mayor of Corby, pointed out how much commitment and enthusiasm the students showed for maintaining their culture and language learning.
The Mayor of Wellingborough, Cllr Jim Bass, who presented awards to young people from Wellingborough, highlighted how vital it was to understand the importance of attending a Supplementary School to give young people the best possible start in life.
Certificates for the Most Improved Student were awarded by Cllr Duncan Bain, the Mayor of Kettering, who praised the young people’s academic achievements as well as their attitude, respect and enthusiasm for learning.
Arta Brilta from the ANSS Youth Forum said “With the help of the supplementary school teachers and volunteers and the ANSS, we hope to see many more individuals receiving awards for trying their best to maintain their roots and to stay in contact with their country of origin.”