Sixth Form Team - Winner of Teaching Award
Sixth Form Team in Huntingdon has been announced as the winner of the Pearson Teaching Award for Outstanding School Team of the Year for the East of England. The team were presented with their award in school in front of staff and students on 17th May 2013.
Andrew Goulding - Principal said “ We are all enormously proud of our outstanding sixth form team. They thoroughly deserve the recognition this award brings and they are a superb example of what is meant by team spirit.Well done!”
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Hinchingbrooke Sixth form teaching team wins 'outstanding' title
Sixth Form Team wins east of England prize
Selected from over 24,000 nominations received by the Pearson Teaching Awards in 2013, 62 celebrations are taking place in schools across England, Northern Ireland and Wales on 17 May 2013 to present prestigious Regional Teaching Awards to outstanding local heroes of education.
The Pearson Teaching Awards are an annual celebration of exceptional teachers and teaching, founded in 1999 by Lord Puttnam, they recognize the life-changing impact of an inspirational school on the lives of young people.
About Hinchingbrooke School
What the Teaching Awards judges said:
The school motto is “Inspiring excellence Fulfilling potential ” and this sums up what the judges saw in the VI form team at Hinchingbrooke; a team that “incorporates the very best of skills and professionalism, but often mixed with humour and innovation” says Di Beddow, Vice Principal. Di also rightly recognises that this team has are a “rich and inclusive blend, where teachers and support staff are equals”
The Team from Hinchingbrooke School will now join fellow winners at the UK final of the Teaching Awards on 20th October, filmed in London and broadcast by the BBC.
Rod Bristow, President of Pearson UK said: “We want to recognise and support inspirational teachers, for their commitment to teaching and learning and improving the life chances of the next generation. It’s really important that we create opportunities to say thank you”
The Pearson Teaching Awards is open to every school in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The awards were established by Lord Puttnam CBE in 1998 and are managed by the Teaching Awards Trust, an independent charity. The Trust’s mission is to celebrate excellence in education.
The Teaching Awards is sponsored by Pearson International.