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 ambitious for the children of West View Primary School in ensuring they access the very best provision. He has a genuine desire to do the best for the children and this is at the heart of everything he does. Everyone involved in the school feels this and are inspired to do the same. Andy is an inspirational leader who is trusted by his staff, the children and parents in his care as well as the governors who are safe in the knowledge that Andy is doing a tremendous job in an area that faces its share of challenges. He sets high expectations for all and believes that every child should be inspired and enabled to achieve their full potential irrespective of their starting point in life. Put simply, his dedication has a huge impact on the lives of many and he is a truly deserving winner of this prestigious Award.