Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Bruce Goddard

Highlands School

The Award for Lifetime Achievement

London

Bruce has worked in London secondary schools continuously for over 40 years and has made an outstanding contribution to the life chances of thousands of children. He has served as a headteacher for over 17 years in two secondary schools and has led an outstanding school since 2011.

Following the transformation of his current school, it was the subject of an Ofsted case study entitled, ‘From Coasting to Soaring’. Having overcome learning difficulties himself as a boy, Bruce has spent his working his life encouraging his students to believe in themselves. His highest priorities are resilience, equality and access to the best we can provide students.