Suzanne was nominated for her award by the entire team of staff and governors at Whitehill Junior School. Referred to as “our shining light”, she is a tower of strenght to pupils and colleagues alike. Her magical classroom inspires youngsters to enjoy learning and her high standards ensure outstanding results. In addition to being an exceptional teacher, she is passionate about music, and helps young people develop through musical projects including taking part in ‘Young Voices’ at the O2 Centre, trips to concerts at the Royal Albert Hall both to participate and to experience music, taking the choir out and about in the local community and supporting the local music festival. She is truly a deserving winner of this prestigious award.