Meet our past North East Winners

Maria Carlton of Bewley Primary School in Billingham, Durham

Watch the moment Maria Carlton of Bewley Primary School in Billingham, Durham was surprised by Ronan Keating live on BBC’s The One Show for winning the Headteacher of the Year in a Primary School award.

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Media reach across The Teaching Awards Trust in 2023.

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Award winners say their win positively impacted their whole community.

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North East award winners celebrated

Could it be your community celebrating in 2024?

The entry deadline is Friday 1st March.

Education communities across the UK are recognised through our annual televised celebrations and prestigious awards ceremony.

  • Being nominated has a huge impact, not just on the winner, but on the wider community.
  • Award recognition can elevate your school’s reputation and increase opportunities to share good practice.
  • 16 individual and team categories covering early years, schools, and FE.

We are here to help so if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us or book a call and who knows – we might just be surprising your school or college this time next year!

Meet some more of our former winners from the North East

Lauren Robinson

  • The Award for FE Lecturer of the Year
  • Sunderland College
  • City of Sunderland

Julie Deville

  • The Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Extol Trust
  • Hartlepool, Cleveland

Maria Carlton

  • The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Primary School
  • Bewley Primary School
  • Billingham, County Durham