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logo for the 2022 AMCIS IMPACT Awards

The AMCIS IMPACT Awards celebrate the impact of high quality admissions, marketing and communications initiatives within AMCIS member schools. There are six categories and schools are free to enter as many as they wish. Each entry must demonstrate the way in which the work has made a measurable difference to the school.

2022 AMCIS IMPACT Award shortlists and winners – read the full story on our news page

Admissions Initiative IMPACT Award shortlist & winner

  • Mowden Hall: Admissions  – offering luxury customer service
  • WINNER: Scarborough College: Fridays for you
  • St Mary’s, Cambridge: Digital agents zone enhances support for international submissions
  • Thornton College: Thrive at Thornton
  • Wells Cathedral School: Finding Forces families for Wells Cathedral School

Branding IMPACT Award shortlist & winner

  • Millfield School: Discover Brilliance Campaign
  • Queen Margaret’s School for Girls: ‘Our Girls’ brand campaign
  • St Alban’s High School for Girls: St Albans High School for Girls – Creating a sophisticated brand built around words
  • St Columba’s College: An education of the Head and Heart of St Columba’s College
  • WINNER: Tonbridge School: ‘Only Connect’ for Tonbridge School

Communications IMPACT Award shortlist & winner

  • Belmont School: Belmont School is expanding
  • Halcyon London International School: Halcyon London International School Segmentation Project 2020 / 2021
  • WINNER: Royal Hospital School: RHS ‘Made Me’ campaign
  • St Gabriel’s Newbury: St Gabriel’s School ‘The Time Is Now’ – Co-Educational Senior School Marketing Campaign
  • Woldingham School: A Room with a View: sharing Woldingham’s love of boarding to a wider audience

Digital IMPACT Award shortlist & winner

Partnership / Outreach IMPACT Award shortlist & winner

  • Magdalen College School: MCS Tackles Digital Poverty with Laptop Fundraising Campaign for its Partner Schools
  • Kingston Grammar School: FUTURES: A Cross-Sector Partnership between Kingston Grammar School (KGS) and The Kingston Academy (TKA)
  • Sherborne Girls: Sherborne Girls: Fostering Collaboration with the wider Sherborne Community
  • WINNER: The King’s School, Gloucester: Gloucester Holiday Activities and Food Programme
  • Wolverhampton Grammar School: Inspiring a generation to read and write for pleasure

 Small Budget IMPACT Award shortlist & winner

AMCIS IMPACT Awards 2021 Winners

Digital IMPACT Award winner:
Norwich School – “Norwich School Digital Campaign”

Branding IMPACT Award winner:
Kingston Grammar School – “Sixth Form ‘True Colour’ Campaign”

Small Budget IMPACT Award winner:
Abbot’s Hill School – “Showcasing Abbot’s Hill – virtually and wholeheartedly”

Admissions Initiative IMPACT Award winner:
Perrott Hill Prep School – “Streamlining the admissions process”

Partnership / Outreach IMPACT Award winner:
Reed’s School – “An Outreach Programme that benefits thousands of kids and offers a potential life-changing opportunity for some of them”

Communications IMPACT Award winner:
King’s school, Gloucester – “Marketing campaign for the redeveloped King’s Sixth Form Centre and recruitment of September 2021 Year 12 intake”

2023 AMCIS IMPACT Awards 

Information and submission deadlines for the 2023 AMCIS IMPACT Awards will be posted here in due course.