Finalists announced for the ERA Awards 2015

The finalists have been announced for the 2015 ERA Awards, to be held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, on the evening of Friday 20th March.

The Education Resources Awards (ERA) are now in their 16th year and are firmly established as the premier annual event to celebrate outstanding success for the suppliers and teaching professionals of the education sector throughout the UK.

The awards highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and people as well as the best educational establishments and the most dedicated members of the teaching profession. The ERA’s aims to encourage the raising of educational services & product standards throughout the industry and is recognised throughout the sector as the Accolade of excellence.

The categories and finalists are as follows:


Axis Education – Fight Club

Bloomsbury – The Dyscalculia Solution

LDA – How to understand and apply reforms in SEN policy

LDA – The KAOS Chronicles

Learning Resources – Snapshots

Learning Resources – Design and Drill Set

Tennis Foundation – Inclusive Tennis Teacher Resource


Inclusive Technology – Inclusive EYEGAZE Foundations

Little Bridge – Little Bridge World

SpaceKraft – LED Interactive Infinity Tunnel

Texthelp-Read & Write

TTRS Online – Touch-type Read & Spell

Early Years Non-ICT

Featherstone – Time to Move

Lawrence Education-Let’s Talk about Maths

Letterland  -Phonics Touch and Trace

STORY Talk -Think to Read

Tennis Foundation, -Early Years Tennis, British Tennis Schools Programme, early year’s tennis practitioner resource and story books

Twinkl Educational  Publishing – Twinkl

Warwickshire CC – Warwick the Bear

Early Years- ICT

3P Learning-Reading Eggs

EducationCity – Foundation Modules

eylog  – eylog  Early Years

GL Assessment – Baseline


Letterland – Letterland Alphabet Stories

Primary Non-ICT

Eden Learning Spaces  – Learn about Nature  

Little Creative Days-Pojo Saves the Rainforest

Maped Helix – Kidyboard

Maped Helix –  Felt Tip Stand

Oxford University Press- Numicon

Pogo Learning-Calling the Shots

Prim-Ed Publishing-The Literacy Boxes

Sustrans Cymru – Literacy and Numeracy Framework Edu Resource  KS2

Yellow Door – Dinosaur Bones 

Primary- ICT

2Simple – Purple Mash

3P Learning – Reading Eggs

Britannica Digital Learning- Britannica School

Charanga  – Musical School

Fuze Technologies – Fuze T2

IdeasWise- ReadingWise English

Just2easy -Just2easy Tool Suite

Learnpad  – Tectus

Lego Education-MoretoMaths 1-2

Rising Stars – Switched on Computing

Secondary Non-ICT

Crown House Publishing – Provocations

Daydream Education – Computer Science Posters

English and Media Centre – Literary Shorts: Anthology & Resource Pack

Oaka Books – KS3 Topic Packs

PFEG  – My Money Week

Tennis Foundation – Beyond the Baseline

Secondary- ICT

3P Learning- IntoScience

Careers 4UTV-  Web Resource

Digilogit Ltd – Digilog  Student/ Teacher Interactive Resource

Firefly Learning- Firefly Learning

Learnpad – TECTUS

NetSupport  – NetSupport School

Oxford University Press – Ignite English

Sam Learning – Share

Soundbite Learning – GCSE Pod

TrueTube – Doorways

Whole curriculum resource – Non ICT

Cornerstones Education– The Hub

Oxford University Press – Numicon

Roadwise Education – 5 Alive Roadwise Primary Schools Project

PLYT  – Talkplaces

Scholastic – 100 lessons

Smart Kids- Number Smart

Solardome – Solardome Outdoor Classrooms

Whole curriculum resource – ICT

2Simple  – Serial Mash

3P Learning – Mathletics


Bloomsbury Publishing – Music Express Online

Day Two Productions – Story Teller Interactive

Independence Educational Publishers- Issues Online

NetSupport – NetSupport School

Pupil Asset-Pupil Asset

Rising Stars – Switched on Computing

Whizz Education- Maths-Whizz Suite

Educational Book award

Bloomsbury Publishing – Creating Tomorrow’s Schools Today.

Independent Thinking Press – Freaked Out

Routledge – Learning with Handheld Technologies

Scholastic – 100 lessons

Stoneworks Education- Starting School story book

Strauss House Productions – The Christmas Truce

Strauss House Productions – Where the Poppies Now Grow

Leadership in education

Lorraine Allen- Whitley Academy- Coventry

Ann Clark –King Edward VI  Highs School for Girls-Birmingham

Dr Lesley Curtis- Everton Nursery School and Family Centre-Liverpool

David Hudson Wickersley School & Sports college- Rotherham

Educational Establishment of the year

Brynhyfryd Primary school- Wales

Clapton Girls Academy-Hackney

Matthew Arnold School – Oxford

Saltley School – Birmingham

St Ambrose Barlow RC High School Swindon

Education Exporter of the Year


Technology Supplies


EMPRA- Croydon College summer recruitment campaign

ESPO- ESPO Free School meals


Scholastic- National Curriculum – Practice Books

Supplier of the year- less than £1m annual turnover

Daydream Education


New ways to learn

Optimum Reports



Think to Read

Supplier of the year- between £1m-£10m annual turnover


3P Learning

The Consortium-Early years

Crossbow Education


Frog Education

Joskos Solutions



Smart Kids UK

Supplier of the year – over 10m annual turnover

Capita Sims


Hope Education



West Mercia Supplies


Outstanding achievement award – to be announced on the night

For further information, please go to – and good luck to all involved!

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