A “one of a kind” school lunchtime supervisor has been surprised with an unsung hero award on BBC programme The One Show.

Manjit Nahal, from Bridgetown School in Stratford-upon-Avon, was presented with the National Teaching Award by host Alex Jones, who helped pupils decorate the room for the surprise.

In almost a decade at the school, Mrs Nahal has worked as a caretaker and teaching assistant and now leads a team of 10.

Visibly moved, she said: “Nothing gives me greater pleasure than doing my job for the children and the school itself.”

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