The Sandford Award is an independently judged, quality assured assessment of educational programmes at heritage sites, museums, archives and collections across the British Isles.
The judge’s citation for Cromford Mills says:
‘Cromford Mills have developed a schools resource of high quality using methodology which acts as a model for all. The attention to detail, quality and best practice, which pervades the learning experience, is admirable. The highly skilled and dedicated learning team befits a heritage site of massive national significance which is at last receiving the recognition it derserves.’