UK Feminista: Action Award application form

Thank you for applying for the UK Feminista: Action Award.

The UK Feminista: Action Award rewards schools and colleges who have taken outstanding action by implementing a whole school or college approach to tackling sexism and sexual harassment.

To complete this form, you will need to submit a completed supporting evidence form. This will include:

  • An action plan progress report, using the framework provided
  • A case study summarising the action your school or college has taken and the impact this has had (this should be no more than 400 words and examples of written case studies can be found on our website)

Please note, the deadline to apply is 17:00 on Monday 22 April 2024. If your application is received after this date, your school or college will not be considered for the 2024 awards.

We also ask applicants to ensure that a minimum of two (and a maximum of five) school / college representatives will be available to attend an awards ceremony on a weekday evening in late June or early July in London. This can include a range of members of the school or college community who have been involved in taking action, including staff, students, governors and parents / carers, but must include at least two members of staff.

    • School or college commitment

      • Add tackling sexism and sexual harassment as a priority to school / college improvement plan

    • Set up a framework

      • Adopt a whole school / college action plan

      • Appoint a leader and / or working group to oversee the implementation of the action plan

      • Update existing policies to address sexism and sexual harassment

    • Train and equip teachers

      • All staff complete training on tackling sexism

      • Ensure all teachers are aware of and engaged with the whole school / college action plan

      • Provide resources for teachers on promoting equality

    • Support students

      • Run classroom activities on sexual harassment, gender stereotyping and sexist language

      • Make all students aware of the whole school / college action plan and sexual harassment policy and procedures

      • Encourage and support students to take positive action against sexism, such as setting up a feminist group or running an awareness campaign