Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Lisa Buckley

Lakeside School

The Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year

Liverpool, Merseyside

Lisa brings to her school an infectious enthusiasm for making a difference to the quality of life and the learning opportunities that the children in her class experience. Her artistic and creative flair ensures that her lessons are exciting and engaging, and that all of her pupils love going to school.

Lisa has the skills, talent and imagination to deliver amazing lessons that fully immerse and engage her pupils in their learning. The children in her class, several of whom have experienced significant early childhood trauma, make outstanding progress whilst in her class. Her caring, empathic and warm personality has emanated throughout the whole school and they feel extremely fortunate to have such a talented and passionate teacher working at Lakeside School.