• The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School
  • Lyndhurst Primary School
  • Oldham, Lancashire

Collette Donnelly is an all-round popular teacher who lives this Oldham school’s vision of Shaping the Future, Making Memories, Ready for Life in her daily practice and her holistic approach to learning.

Through the development of Science and STEM provision at Lyndhurst, Collette has raised the profile of STEM across the school, including leading the Vex Robotics Team to the National Finals in Telford, and she is a pioneer for women in engineering. Collette has made many links with STEM professionals, raised funds to ensure children can attend STEM events and has enthused and inspired our team to strive for the best outcomes for all.