Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Nicola Turner

Glenthorne Primary School

The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School


Described by Ofsted as “an expert teacher”, Nicola is a dedicated professional, committed to providing the best experiences and opportunities for every child in her care. As well as nurturing and developing the children at the school, she is a coach and mentor to parents, governors and colleagues; the whole school community benefits from her drive, enthusiasm and knowledge. She is the embodiment of a teacher who transforms lives and, alongside her drive for exceptionally high standards, she still makes sure that the children have lots of fun!