Kirsty Ralston and Adam Higginswere described by headteacher April Saunders as “amazingly talented” after they were named as silver award winners at the Pearson Teaching Awards.
Kirsty, the school’s subject leader for history, citizenship and PSHE, won in the teacher of the year at a secondary school category while science teacher Adam’s recognition came in the outstanding new teacher of the year category.
They were among just 76 winners across the country to be selected from thousands of nominations.
Ms Saunders said: “Adam and Kirsty both joined the school as trainee teachers and it has been a pleasure to work alongside them and see them develop into the amazingly talented teachers they are today.“It is a privilege to work with such dedicated and inspiring teachers who make a difference to the lives of children on a daily basis.The whole school community is incredibly proud of them both and congratulate them on receiving these well deserved awards.”
Both were presented their awards in a school ceremony on Thursday 17th of September which was attended by MP Nick Gibb and Dame Joan McVittie.
Both have now gone forward to the final stage in which they have th chance of winning one of fourteen gold awards!
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