The trophy featured in these photos was designed by sculptor Glynis Owen. Click on the headings below to see winners in previous years.
Click here to read what winning an award meant for some of our winners. Are you one of the amazing teachers we have recognised in the last 20 years? If so please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you about the impact it had on your career and your school. Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit our gallery to see photos from all previous Teaching Awards ceremonies, as well as photos from our Silver Winner Celebration teas, which take place at the House of Commons. You can view all our albums on our flickr page.
You can watch the highlights of previous awards ceremonies as broadcast on BBC2 as “Britain’s Classroom Heroes”, on our YouTube channel.