• The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School
  • Edwards Hall Primary School
  • Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

Lyn is an exceptional teacher who brings out the best in pupils and colleagues at Edwards Hall Primary. Her unwavering positivity and quiet determination has seen her progress from Welfare Assistant to accredited Lead Practitioner.

She qualified as a teacher in 2015 and in four years has had a significant impact on the practice of teachers across the school. Her unfailing generosity with her time means that her coaching, support and advice is sought by colleagues new to the profession and those far more experienced. Her reputation for excellence means that teachers come from across the borough to learn from her.

Her pupils have made phenomenal progress and blossomed with self-knowledge and self-belief under her care.