St Michael’s CofE High School has been named winner of a Silver Award for Making a Difference as part of the Pearson National Teaching Awards.

Staff at the Curral Road school were selected from thousands of nominations for their outstanding commitment to changing the lives of pupils.

Headteacher Christina Handy-Rivett, headteacher, said: “I am elated that our student-centred approach to making a difference for the community has been recognised through receiving this prestigious award”.