• Abigail Ludlow

    Abigail is an exceptional Teacher of English. Her compelling lessons and her engaging teaching style inspire her students with a love of literature that will stay with them for a lifetime. As a result, student outcomes are outstanding. Her classroom is a vibrant setting in which to cultivate in young people a love of learning. […]

  • Alexandra Holmes

    Alex’s Headteacher wrote of her, “I have been astounded by her energy, enthusiasm and expertise on a daily basis, she is a fantastic role model for our students”. She is an exceptional teacher of Science, inspiring her students to love her subject, so much so that each year, a great many Year 11 students go […]

  • Allen Heard, Ysgol Bryn Elian

    This Award-winning teacher is driven by a passionate desire to inspire an understanding of the limitless power of technology in teaching, in both pupils and staff! He has a clear vision about the vital role of technology in education and ensures that his practice and that of his department stays at the cutting edge of […]

  • Alice Hedges, The Blackpool Sixth Form College

    Although only in her third year of teaching, Alice has made an exceptional impact on her students, her colleagues and her college. The college encourages students to aim high and aspire to great things, and Alice embodies this ethos; so much so that her work has contributed to one of her students securing a place […]

  • Andrew Brown, West View Primary School

    West View Primary School, led by Andy Brown, has a simple vision; to achieve an excellent all-round educational provision for every child enabling them to develop, succeed and make a positive contribution. Andy leads by example. He is an inspirational leader whose character, communication and negotiation skills take people along with him. Andy is passionately […]

  • Andy Marshall

    Andy is Head of Art and Design and entirely focussed on supporting and challenging his students to fully realise their potential, firing their imaginations and inspiring them with a love of his subject. He sets high expectations, encouraging his students to become fully immersed in their learning. At all times the art department is a […]

  • Andy Hodgkinson, The Sweyne Park School

    Andy is an inspirational and exceptional Headteacher who leads an outstanding academy. Not only does he support students in staff at his own school, he is also a `National Leader of Education`, guiding and assisting schools in challenging circumstances. In September 2013, the Sweyne Park School will open its own Sixth Form, thanks largely to his efforts. He has a passion for education and his determination that each and every student achieves their full potential is at the heart of all that he does. Teaching Awards judges said, "It is wonderful that a leader's personal mission has become so deeply embedded in a school. It seems that the entire school community shares his desire to see `well educated and well -rounded young people able to t

  • Alan Strachan, Churchill Community College

    Alan Strachan’s distinguished career with at Churchill Community College has spanned 36 years. In this time his roles have included Head of Physics, Head of 6th Form and Assistant Headteacher. His current role is Director of Extended Services. In all these roles Alan has had a tremendous transformational impact that has benefited students, their families […]

  • Annie May Roberts

    As Head of Expressive Arts, Annie-May is described as a “phenomenon”. In her 4 short years at her school she has inspired her department, her students and the local community with her boundless energy, her creativity and her enthusiasm for her subject. Results are consistently high and Art is now the top performing and most […]

  • Andy Waite, Exeter College

    Nominated for this Award by no fewer than 11 of his appreciative students, Andy is a dedicated, gifted and inspirational teacher. His specialist subject area is Travel and Tourism which he teaches with great skill and flair. However, he also inspires his students with confidence, self- belief and the realisation that, if they try, they […]

  • Anne Lasbrey

    Anne is an outstanding teacher whose contribution to her school is described as “exemplary”. She inspires and enthuses staff, pupils and parents alike with her love of learning and is exceptional in her ability to encourage others to succeed. She is passionate about education, and, as Lead Teacher of PE, equally passionate about the positive […]

  • Anne Hutchison

    Anne is described by her Headteacher as “a shining example of sheer dedication and hard work”. Her classroom is a creative environment where children have the opportunity to engage in the imaginative and compelling lessons that she creates. She takes every opportunity to get involved in projects that enrich the children’s experience, such as the […]

  • Ann Saward

    Ann is a shining light in the specialist education of unwell teenagers at the adolescent unit at which she works. Her consistently empathetic, child centred approach provides a solid example to other professionals, when they are faced with extremely challenging behaviours and emotions. She effortlessly sees the point of view of parents and carers, understanding […]

  • Benedick Ashmore-Short, Hamford Primary Academy

    Benedick Ashmore-Short is an inspirational and exceptional leader, who motivates and supports all staff and pupils to reach their full potential. Since joining the school, he has transformed Hamford Primary Academy in just four terms from being a school in Special Measures to a thriving, innovative and dynamic academy. So much so, that a recent […]

  • Christopher Mattley

    Christopher is described by his Deputy Head as “a one-of-akind teacher”. His students have enormous respect for him and for his subject, Geography. He merges humour and enthusiasm to create fascinating lessons that engage every student. His drive and passion for teaching and learning permeates the whole school and his work in extra-curricular areas helps […]