Jane Westlake is an outstanding newly qualified teacher in mathematics who uses a range of teaching strategies to engage some of the Wirral’s most hard to reach children. Her Headteacher said of her, “as a headteacher, trainee Ofsted inspector and education consultant I can honestly say that I have never come across an NQT who displays Jane’s outstanding skills, attitude and work ethic. She is highly respected by all members of the school staff, pupils, parents/carers and other stakeholders”. Her impact on the children in her care has been outstanding, she tailors personalised learning strategies for each individual pupil so that each and every one can achieve their full potential and her impact can be felt in every aspect of the school and its wider community. She is a very worthy winner of this prestigious Award.