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 Congratulations to Jan
Jan Wilson of The Mount School Yorkshire, has won a Silver Teaching Award in the category, The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School, in the Pearson Teaching Awards annual celebration of exceptional teachers, founded
in 1998 by Lord Puttnam to recognise the life-changing impact an inspirational teacher can have on the lives of the young people they teach.
this award and a very humbling experience” she said. “I was certainly surprised! The joyful cheers from the children as the news sunk in was just fantastic. Throughout my career, I have
had the privilege of working with supportive colleagues who seek to nurture in our pupils that greatest and most powerful of things:
an enthusiastic child with an enquiring mind.”
Adrienne Richmond, Principal said: “I am delighted for Jan. To be selected from the thousands of teachers to win a silver award is an achievement that is thoroughly deserved. Jan inspires children, parents and colleagues with
her passion and dedication for educating young children. She
is a creative person who works tirelessly to provide children with opportunities and experiences
in the classroom and beyond.
Her energy is boundless and her personality infectious.”
Jan will now join fellow Silver
Award winners, along with
three Scottish Education Award winners and three winners of the Professional Teaching Awards Cymru, at the 20th UK Ceremony of the Pearson Teaching Awards, a
glittering ceremony held in central London on 21st October. There they will find out which of them has won one of just twelve (12) Gold Plato Awards, the UK’s “Oscars for Teachers”.
   Jan was surprised with the news during an assembly at the end
of last term. “It goes without saying that it is an honour to win
Moreton Hall, Shropshire, has been awarded HMC (The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference) accreditation.
The accreditation also comes as building begins on Moreton Hall’s latest initiative, ‘The Holroyd Community Theatre’ which will provide a new Arts space for North Shropshire and the Welsh borders.
Head Jonathan Forster said: “I
am honoured and delighted to
be accredited as a member of HMC. This accolade is for all the hard work of staff both inside
and outside the classroom who collectively ensure that Moreton provides the very best outcome for its students.”
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