• The Award for Excellence in Special Needs Education
  • High Close School
  • Wokingham, Berkshire

Teresa switched to teaching later in life after working for large electronics and research companies. She was primary trained and started in the mainstream environment. In 2015, she moved to High Close School in Berkshire, where she oversees the secondary higher needs classes inside a special needs school.

While working full time she has sought additional knowledge and is now an Attachment Aware Trauma Informed Lead in the school. She has completed her Master’s in Education with distinction at Reading University.

Teresa always put the needs of the young people at the very centre of every decision she makes, she shares her expertise with her colleagues and enriches the lives of the students she works with.