Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Jan Wilson

The Mount School

The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School

York, North Yorkshire

Jan has taught at The Mount School York for 26 years and during this time has contributed to all aspects of school life from teaching Nursery to working in the boarding house, to leading Forest School and outdoor learning. Jan has made a massive contribution to the performing arts producing spectacular performances.

Jan Wilson’s enthusiasm for teaching is reflected every day on the smiling faces of her pupils. She inspires children, parents and colleagues with her passion for educating young children. She is a very creative person who works tirelessly and selflessly to provide children with opportunities and experiences in the classroom and beyond, helping them to develop and grow to become confident, independent, and learned individuals.