Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Pippa Wadey

Putney High School

The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School

London

Pippa Wadey is Director of Learning, Research and Outreach at Putney High School GDST. She joined Putney as a Religious Studies and Philosophy Teacher in 2015. Her commitment to fresh, inspiring teaching chimes with the school’s ethos of delivering forward-thinking, relevant education.

She became Gifted and Talented Coordinator in 2016, launching Putney’s Action Research group, which now engages 18 members of staff.

Shortlisted for the 2019 TES Strategic Education Initiative, they featured in The Telegraph and Daily Mail and achieved awards at the Chartered College of Teaching.

Pippa instigated the Putney Ideas Exchange evening lecture series featuring high profile speakers. She leads an academic research programme on the ”Science of Learning,” embedding strategies for students and staff across the school and will share insights from the project at this year’s Wellington Festival of Education.