Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Rebecca Proctor

Downham Church of England Primary School

The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School

Billericay, Essex

Rebecca’s classroom is described locally as a ‘happy place where there is a real buzz’ of lively enthusiasm for learning. She consistently models the values of the school and has had a huge impact on embedding the school’s vision. Her commitment to both sport and music is considered exceptional and she constantly gives her own time to accompany pupils into the wider community to showcase their talents.

Rebecca is well respected by staff, parents and governors and is ‘an asset to the school and the teaching profession’.