• The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Primary School
  • Arthur Bugler Primary School
  • 2020
  • Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex

John Bryant successfully led the amalgamation of Arthur Bugler’s separate Infant and Junior schools, and has created a unique learning environment where positivity pulses through the corridors. His relentless generosity and determination has built a school that is truly part of the community.

He prioritises children and adults’ happiness above all else which motivates everyone to be the best they can be and have the #BestSchoolYearEver. As a result, the children, staff team and wider community adore John. They feel cared for, trusted and valued under his impeccable leadership.

John’s transformation of Arthur Bugler Primary School is to be admired. Under his guidance and expertise, the school has become a thriving asset in the community where learning goes beyond a test paper, and where everyone is considered a special member of an extraordinary family.