The positive impact of an outstanding primary school teacher can have a long-lasting effect on a pupil’s academic, social and emotional development. They inspire and engage children, so they thrive, enjoy learning and achieve well. A teacher in a primary school is caring, confidence-building, passionate and encouraging. An outstanding primary teacher instils in his/her pupils a self-belief that they can manage anything they set their minds to.
We’d love to read about what makes your colleague an inspiring and successful primary school teacher, and how they stand out. Please tell us in around 1000 words.
This category is open to all primary phase teachers, including those in middle schools teaching children aged 4-11 who hold QTS. We welcome entries from state and independent schools.
The following prompts might help to focus your thinking as you prepare your entry: