WINNERS

  • Charlie Davenport

    Charlie is described by her Head Teacher as “by far the most inspirational teacher I have ever met, her commitment to her students goes above and upon any teacher I have known that has been labelled ‘outstanding’. She is beyond outstanding she is exceptional.” Charlie has a wonderful ability to build a rapport with the […]

  • William Emeny

    William is the curriculum leader for mathematics and is passionate about his pupils achieving their potential.  He believes in the sharing of best practice and the numerous benefits of using ICT to enhance learning.  To this end, William developed Numeracy Ninjas, a programme of work based on extensive research, and has made it freely available […]

  • Jane English

    Jane is a truly inspirational school leader. She has been teaching since 1978 and became headteacher and then principal of Paignton Community and Sports Academy in 1998. Her dedication and values have positively changed the lives of generations of pupils, teachers and leaders within Torbay, nationally and internationally. Jane encourages students to work hard and aim […]

  • Patrick Ferguson

    Patrick’s leadership has had a transformational effect on Hope Academy. Having taken his previous school to an Ofsted judgement of outstanding in 2009, he arrived at Hope Academy in 2015 at a time when the academy was languishing in special measures, and had shown little improvement after more than a year in this category. He […]

  • Rob Hardcastle

    Whitehills Primary School is Rob Hardcastle’s first head teaching post. Since his arrival, he has strived to ensure that the pupils receive the highest quality learning experience possible, through excellent staff development, ensuring children leave our setting with a love of learning and fully prepared to take on the challenge of secondary school. Rob is […]

  • Alan Hawthorne

    Alan is a truly inspiring Head of Maths who has lead the team at Saltash for the past three years.  It was no surprise that the students nominated Alan as he has transformed the way maths is taught by listening to their views, introducing games and using his unique sense of humour to bring students […]

  • Hardial Hayer

    Hardial Hayer has achieved something very rare, even in the community of outstanding headteachers. He has shown a total commitment to his pupils, his staff and his local community, and with that a passion to deliver excellent outcomes in the same place for 20 years. Throughout his career he has been driven to educate the […]

  • Raphael Heath

    Raphael has shown significant innovation in his use of technology in teaching and has recognised the vast potential for technology to transform his pupils’ learning experience. His approach is described by his Head as ‘inspirational’ and has led to national recognition in his chosen field of Geography including being accepted as a Fellow of the […]

  • Debra Higginson

    In the 37 years that Debra has been teaching, her enthusiasm and passion has grown stronger and stronger. She is always keen to learn about and implement new strategies and ideas and continues to be an exemplary practitioner who has a huge influence on her colleagues and the outcomes for all children. Her expectations of […]

  • Hordle Primary School Team

    The staff at Team Hordle are a team of about 50 staff, teaching and non-teaching, and are truly the most outstanding group of people who relentlessly work to better the lives of the children for whom they care. They are so very much appreciated by the children. New joining families talk of their children being […]

  • Hospitality and Catering Team

    The Hospitality and Catering team is enthusiastic and dynamic. They strive for excellence at every level, ensuring that each student has an outstanding learning experience. They work tirelessly to ensure that their students are work ready and have the skills to go out into industry, whilst inspiring them at every stage in the classroom with […]

  • Stephen Hoult Allen

    Stephen has been described by parents as ‘one in a million’ He has turned The Collett School into an oversubscribed beacon of creativity and exploration, which engages both pupils and parents equally. He fights tirelessly for the entitlement of children with SEN to become respected and valued in the wider community through partnerships with outside […]

  • Claire Langham

    Claire has worked at Cantrell since being a newly qualified teacher 18 years ago. She is 100% committed to ensuring that her pupils achieve the highest possible standards, and this she does with great passion for teaching and learning. Her classroom reflects the creative approaches she has to learning and her engagement with new ideas […]

  • Bill Lynn

    Despite ‘retiring’ six years ago after a 36-year career in schools, Bill truly remains one of the greatest ever teachers at Firth Park Academy in Sheffield. Loved and respected by students, staff and parents (many of whom are Bill’s former students) alike. Tens of thousands of students have left schools having achieved beyond expectations as […]

  • Pat McGuckian

    Since her arrival as Headteacher 6 years ago, Pat McGuckian has worked tirelessly with her entire staff to make significant steps forward in terms of pupil achievement and wellbeing, serving every child at the school. The school is now a top performer in the province amongst all of the non-selective schools. She has provided strong […]