Blaine Stewart
  • The Lockdown Hero Award for Learner and Community Support
  • Derrygonnelly Primary School
  • Enniskillen, County Fermanagh

Blaine Stewart is a creative, forward-thinking and passionate Head Teacher who has transformed the school since his arrival. He prides himself on spotting the talents and skills of others and utilising them, giving value to their individual gifts, whether it be a child, a member of staff or the wider school family. 

During lockdown, Blaine saw an opportunity to lift the community’s collective eyes from the daily bad news to re-focus on an improvement project that the whole community can be proud of and keep our minds enjoying a better future together. He is an exceptionally caring and hard-working Head Teacher who works tirelessly to lead and inspire.