• Kelly Armstrong

    Kelly Armstrong has been inspirational in leading Field Court Junior School over the past nine years. It is incredibly difficult to put in to words all of the amazing things Kelly has done and continues to do for the school and its children. She is humble about all that she has achieved as she doesn’t […]

  • Pauline Astle

    Pauline Astle has led the Science department through some difficult times and achieved impressive GCSE results for the department and exceptional A level performance, with progress in Physics and Biology. In 2015, The Streetly Academy SCITT became one of the first schools to become part of the Researchers in Schools project, which brings PhD graduates […]

  • Jeanette Baker

    Jeanette Baker has been teaching at Delves Infant School for more than 20 years, she is the lynchpin of the school, working tirelessly to support children, parents and staff. She has provided consistency in times of change, positivity in times of difficulty and inspiration to others on a daily basis. She is a source of […]

  • Catering & Hospitality

    This team has an exceptional ethos with regards to training young people from entry to level 3 to meet the skills required by employers. There have been many student successes over the years not only for high flyers but those that have had negative experiences in education. Work with SEN learners is outstanding with exceptional progress and support into meaningful employment. The team consistently goes above […]

  • Lorraine Clarke

    Lorraine Clarke, who is Executive Principal for Ark Blacklands as well as Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy, was nominated by her staff for her exceptional leadership. She has been principal at Ark Blacklands since 2013 and has led the school from special measures to outstanding in just three years. She has been clear in her vision […]

  • Eamon Connolly

    Eamon is a headteacher who believes in his students 100%. He doesn’t accept mediocrity on any level and centres his whole leadership around what is in the best interests of the boys. His staff are swept along with his unwavering belief in the boys they teach and as such deliver them the highest standards of […]

  • Daniel Corrigan

    Since his appointment three years ago, Daniel has made a huge impact, not only on the Music Department, but also the wider aspects of the school life and student community. He is an outstanding practitioner and gives absolutely everything to ensuring learning and teaching is of the very highest standard within music lessons. As a […]

  • Louise Cramp

    Louise has taught History for 15 years, joining Rickmansworth School in 2015. She is an Associate Assistant Headteacher responsible for teaching & learning with a focus on coaching and monitoring/support as well as NQT development. She is also Head of the Humanities Faculty and Head of History. Louise is an outstanding leader and practitioner, held […]

  • Creative Industries Team

    This team works at the College’s Ballymoney campus. Former students have gone on to work for Channel 4, ITV, the BBC and Saatchi & Saatchi. This is largely due to the learning and motivation students receive from this team – all of whom have worked or are still working in the media. They run five full-time courses with approximately 150 students at any […]

  • Mark Deehan

    Mark Deehan has brought STEM to the forefront of the education of students in Omagh. He has ensured its continued success in Sacred Heart College with his innovative, creative and inspirational work within the curriculum and as part of the College’s extensive extra-curricular provision. Never one to settle for the simple, Mark has worked tirelessly […]

  • Sharon Downes

    Sharon has worked at Puddletown First School since 1999 and in that time has supported many children and staff. Her passion, commitment and dedication to all the children is outstanding and an example to all who work at the school. She supports all aspects of the children’s lives; both in the classroom and beyond by […]

  • David Duncan

    Veteran teacher and school founder David Duncan is notably committed to the education of pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs. He’s been instrumental in providing opportunity for pupils who’d previously been failed by the education system to achieve an enviable portfolio of GCSEs and other exam results. David began teaching in 1967, founded Rossendale School in May […]

  • Gemma Dunne

    Gemma has worked at Wood Green Academy for just six years and in that time has transformed SEND provision. She is committed to ensuring that SEND students achieve the highest possible standards and this she does with great passion for teaching and learning. Gemma is an inspiration to students and staff alike; she fosters relationships […]

  • ESOL Team

    The ESOL department at Leeds City College teaches 3000 learners per year with a team of sixty, bringing education and life-changing experiences to some of its most vulnerable citizens in a volatile global climate of migration and superdiversity in UK cities. Social integration through second language acquisition is fundamental to the work of the team. There are multiple examples of individuals arriving with […]

  • Faye Facer

    Faye started as an NQT and is now Early Years Leader and a Specialist Leader for Education, providing school to school support for other Early Years practitioners in other schools. She started 2 months after the school had just gone from Outstanding to Special Measures. This did not phase her at all, instead she became even more determined to make Early Years the very best […]