The Above and Beyond Awards
Inspirational Teacher Award
This award recognises the difference that an inspirational teacher can make to the development and wellbeing of children/young people with high learning potential.
Bobby Seagull – Charles White – John Stevenage
Prior Weston Primary School
Reason for Nomination: Charles teaches Year 5 in a very large, diverse, inner-city mainstream primary school. He is a teacher who seeks to maximise each child’s potential, within a challenging class with a great range of abilities.
Judges Comment: The judges commented that Charles really was a ‘superhero teacher’ having conducted extra work beyond his school, for example with the Woodland Trust, and having gained the trust and respect of parents of children with high learning potential. Charles’ nomination came from a parent who said that they truly believed that he was a teacher who wanted to maximise the potential of every child.
Marina Hanchet – Herne Hill School
Gareth Weston – Mawsley Community Primary School