Eleven UK faculty teachers have been honored as winners of the 2019 Pearson Teaching Awards, for his or her inspirational work in training.
The winners obtained their awards, which recognize “inspirational instructors”, at a glamorous ceremony this nighttime hosted by means of BBC presenters Tina Daheley and Sean Fletcher. The rite, on the Roundhouse in Camden, will be broadcast on BBC2 on Saturday, October 26, as “Britain’s Classroom Heroes”.
Now in their 21st yr, the Pearson Teaching Awards rejoice the great coaching throughout the United Kingdom, and gold winners are nominated for awards with the aid of scholars, parents, and associates.
Keith Berry – Park Community Academy, Blackpool
Keith has led Park Community Academy, a unique college in Blackpool, through four successive ‘outstanding’ Ofsted inspections over 22 years.
Judges said he’s a “committed, passionate and professional headteacher who has dedicated an awful lot of his lifestyles to making sure the younger humans in his care reap the pleasant possible results.”
Keith places first-rate importance on workforce development and his potential to ‘expertise spot’ colleagues. One member of the faculty management crew changed into a welfare assistant whilst Keith noticed her potential and encouraged her to pursue a teaching qualification, beginning her on the adventure to management.
Primary faculty of the 12 months
Delph Side Community Primary School, Lancashire
Delph Side is placed in Skelmersdale, close to Liverpool, one of the maximum deprived areas inside the united states of America which has left the school going through demanding situations including high crime prices and low aspirations.
The college’s therapy canine Poppy is there to help pupils who have faced trauma and demanding situations in their lives.
Delph Side’s results have improved unexpectedly inside the final 3 years, and the college also encourages pupils to be social activists and paintings to make their neighborhood community higher.
Secondary faculty of the 12 months
Carlton Bolling College, Bradford
Carlton Bolling, located in one of the maximum deprived groups in Bradford, was once described as “arguably the most damaged in Britain” because of its affiliation with the Trojan Horse scandal. However, it was due to the fact that turned its fortunes around and was rated ‘super’ by using Ofsted just years after being put in special measures.
The college has been entirely rebuilt over the last few years and awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark for offering specific paintings experience, get admission to to peer aid and cultural possibilities to take scholars beyond the local community.
Headteacher of the 12 months in a primary school
Lisamaria Purdie – St Ninian’s Primary, Scotland
Judges said is “on a project” to make sure “all of us inside the network knows she is invested in them, and they could make a difference”.
Staff and scholars say she creates a warm, nurturing environment that helps every baby to be their great.
Her impact also goes beyond St Ninian’s, as she supports different headteachers as they arrive at phrases with the position and helps them reach their potential.
Lisa Marie is also a massive part of the local people, consisting of transporting buying to caught households at some point of the iciness snows and setting up a ‘figure boot camp’ to get families into shape.
Headteacher of the yr in a secondary college
Rhian Morgan Ellis – Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda, Wales
Rhian has spent the ultimate 30 years at the college, taking over headship in 2010.
Judges stated under Rhian’s tenure the faculty as long gone from power to strength but remained rooted inside the community with a robust feel of Welsh identification.
Rhian’s effect can also be seen by means of the range of pupils she has inspired to enter teaching. Her nomination was supported by a neighborhood headteacher, who said she became best a headteacher these days because of Rhian. Overall, there are 24 of her former scholars now working at the school.
Excellence in unique wishes schooling
Tina Murray – Barham Primary School, Wembley
Tina has labored at Barham Primary School for the closing six years.
Parents, pupils and colleagues have been unanimous in their praise for her and her willingness to move beyond the decision of obligation, which includes negotiating unfastened Virgin Trains tickets, taking mother and father to visit unique secondary faculties to help their baby’s transition after number one school and establishing a morning Yoga mindfulness session for kids.
As well as an amazing instructor, Tina is professional at growing relationships with inclined scholars and their dad and mom.