Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Amy Westwood

New Horizons AP Academy

The Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year

Warrington, Cheshire

Amy’s level of commitment to the learners at New Horizons Alternative Provision Academy is outstanding. She lives the values of the trust: Resilience, Compassion, Innovation, and does all she can to ensure every child has a chance to succeed. She brings an enthusiasm to the school, which is unrivalled, and has shown every learner that they can achieve despite the barriers they face.

Amy believes that every learner should “have success by any means” and as such, she looks for every opportunity to encourage the children to challenge themselves and make progress. She is a committed member of the school community, she is dedicated to everyone at New Horizons and ensures the school is an extremely special place to be.