Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Mark Thomas

Parish CE Primary School

The Award for Lifetime Achievement

St Helens, Merseyside

Mark has worked in the teaching profession for 31 years and for the last ten he has worked as Deputy Head Teacher at Parish CE Primary School.

Mark truly believes that ‘disadvantage should not determine the destiny’ of his pupils. He uses his innate teaching ability to ignite a passion for learning in each and every one of his pupils to ensure that they aspire to achieve their potential no matter what their starting points are.

Throughout his career Mark has been truly inspirational. He is an exceptional teacher and leader and is undoubtedly worthy of the award for ‘lifetime achievement’.