Young Historian Awards 2020 – Winners

Annual competition, HA and The Spirit of Normandy Trust

Published: 23rd September 2020

Each year the Historical Association partners with The Spirit of Normandy Trust to award young historians who have shown excellent knowledge and demonstrated historical argument around a subject associated with a series of themes. The competition is divided into age brackets and the entry at secondary level is by essay judged by a team of independent educators and experts. The entry at Primary level can be by school and group project. 

We are happy to announce that the 2020 winners are:

  • Spirit of Normandy Trust Senior
    Molly Cook, Bryntirion School, Bridgend
    Runner-up: Emily Banks, Stowe School

  • Spirit of Normandy Trust Key Stage 3
    Aarav Garg, Delhi Public School, Faridabad

  • Spirit of Normandy Trust Primary
    Hursthead Junior School, Stockport

  • Spirit of Normandy Trust, General Martin Award
    Ananya and Diya Sharma, Putney High School 
  • World War One – Key Stage 3
    Hannah Addiscott, The Grange School, Hartford, Cheshire
    Alexander Hughes, Sutton Grammar School

  • World War One – GCSE level
    Lola Williams, Dover Girls Grammar School

  • Local History – Primary
    Lansbury Lawrence Primary School, Tower Hamlets

  • Local History – Key Stage 3
    Evie Hesford-Thomas, Torquay Girls Grammar School

  • Local History – Post-16
    Molly Cook, Bryntirion School, Bridgend

  • Modern World Studies – GCSE level
    Oliver Bryant, Radley College

  • Best School History Magazine
    St Albans School
    Bolton School: Boys’ Division
    Kirkham Grammar School, Lancashire

Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to all the schools who took part this year.