The Sandford Award is managed by Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln in partnership with the Heritage Education Trust.
The Heritage Education Trust (HET) is a registered charity that encourages children and young people to visit and learn from the historic environment. Since 1982, HET has recognised and promoted high quality in educational provision offered by museums and heritage sites through the annual Sandford Awards. The categories of eligible sites have steadily increased since the Award’s inception in 1978 and include industrial buildings, cathedrals, natural heritage sites, historic parks and large historical artefacts such as ships. The Sandford Award criteria continues to provide a bench-mark for determining quality in heritage education.
Bishop Grosseteste University is a registered charity | The Charity Commission Registration Number is 527276. The Heritage Education Trust is a Charitable Company | Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England No 2080758. The Charity Commission Registration Number is 297311