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Canon Chancellor Awards

The annual Canon Chancellor Awards were created to celebrate using any medium in teaching Christianity in schools. All schools are invited to take part.

The winning entries will be put together into a booklet and published below.

Winning schools will be invited to Chester Cathedral to receive their award on Tuesday 6 March 2018 at 11.30am.

For more information or to enter this year’s Canon Chancellor Awards, contact Education Officer Helen Barber at 01244 500979 or or download our PDF booklet.

All schools are eligible to apply. Prizes will be awarded to two primary schools, two secondary schools and one special school.

  • £100 for the school towards purchasing resources to teach Christianity in RE;
  • A visit for 32 pupils to Chester Cathedral at no charge;
  • £150 towards the cost of transport for the cathedral visit.

Photographs of two pieces of work for each Key Stage entered, using any of the following aspects of Christian Concepts

Winning schools will be asked to display their prize entries at the Award Ceremony

KS 1&2
Any aspect of:

  • The concept of God
  • Creation
  • Incarnation
  • People of God

KS 3&4
Any aspect of:

  • The concept of the Fall
  • Salvation
  • Gospel
  • Kingdom of God

Entries may focus on one concept, or a combination of concepts at each Key Stage.

Statement of interest: Friday 24 November 2017
Closing date: Friday 2 February 2018

The winning pieces of work will be displayed in the cathedral. Please indicate if you are considering entering by the statement of interest deadline above.

Entries to be emailed or posted to:
Helen Barber – Education Officer
12 Abbey Square
Chester, CH1 2HU



The 2016 winners