• The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School
  • New City Primary School
  • 2020
  • London

Joshua Freeland embodies the enthusiasm, grit, and determination required to be a teacher that students, staff, and parents regard as the primary teacher they would have wanted.

Josh’s classroom is always a hive of exciting learning activity. His passion for teaching is infectious and the children always demonstrate genuine enthusiasm and engagement in a safe, fun learning environment where independent learning and growth is fostered and nurtured.

Josh believes that nothing should be a barrier to any child achieving their full potential. He is a quintessential living example of what you can achieve if you put your mind to it.

Josh’s tenacity and dedication to encourage all pupils to develop as young independent learners supports his excellent track record in ensuring academic gains but also, and just as important, their progress both socially and emotionally.