Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Nin Matharu

King’s Hill Primary School

The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Primary School

Darlaston, West Midlands

Nin is a committed and passionate headteacher who has taken King’s Hill Primary School from ‘Special Measures’ to ‘Outstanding’. Despite the challenges she has faced, she always has a consistent approach.

Because of Nin, achievement in the school has truly been miraculous and pupils love for learning has grown. Due to the ethos and vision that she has embedded, the school values are at the core of everything, underpinning teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares pupils to become confident, happy citizens.

Nin has touched many hearts at her school and within the community and has led the whole team to believe that with high expectations and high aspirations nothing is ever impossible to achieve.