Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Sharon Bruton

The Keys Federation Academy Trust

The Award for Digital Innovator of the Year

Wigan, Lancashire

Sharon is the CEO of The Keys Federation, a multi-academy trust (MAT) of four primary schools based in the North West. She is a passionate advocate of unlocking potential, embodied in her MAT’s approach to professional development, its “Spirit of Purpose”.

As a National Leader in Education, Sharon has led a local consortium of 21 schools in a self-improving network, as well as supported system leadership across Greater Manchester and the Diocese of Liverpool.

Sharon is an active fellow of the RSA and is currently leading a cohort of 40 schools nationally to manage effective and sustainable curriculum change.