Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Charlotte Bartlam

Fairmeadows Foundation Primary School

The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School

Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Charlie’s passion for learning is infectious and tireless consistency is her hallmark. With her thoughtful, personalised approach and as advocate, mentor and role model, she has lifted Fairmeadows in Derbyshire from the bottom 5% in the country to the top 1% for outcomes in maths.

A champion for the most vulnerable, outcomes for the disadvantaged have exceeded national in all areas.

Her dedication to school sport helps support the pupils in challenging themselves, providing fresh opportunities to shine.