A teacher at a Merseyside primary school has been named as one of the best in the country.

Matthew King, Assistant Headteacher at Trinity St Peter’s Primary School in Formby, has been announced as the gold winner of the Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School in the 2023 Pearson National Teaching Awards on BBC’s The One Show.

Matthew has been recognised for his unwavering commitment to his students and the wider school community in Liverpool. He was nominated and selected as the gold award winner from thousands of nominees based on his inspirational teaching, contributions to his school and community, and influence among colleagues, as assessed by judges.

Championing mental health and well-being in his school, Matthew always strives for his students to be aware of their impact on the world around them.

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