Team of the year award for school

Published on: 10 Jun 2013

STAFF at Emersons Green Primary School are celebrating after being named as finalists for a national teaching award.

The school is the regional winner of Outstanding School Team of the Year in the Pearson Teaching Awards, which are known as the profession’s Oscars.

They were selected from more than 24,000 nominations from schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The team now goes forward to the televised final in London in October.

The judges said: “ The work of the team at Emersons Green goes far beyond academic achievement (although that is excellent too).

“The opportunities provided for pupils through the caring ethos and total inclusion which infuses this school is inspirational. Pupils leave Emersons Green with a life changing and life-long sense of respect. “

The judges said head teacher Jan Isaac had created an atmosphere that allowed for outstanding and effective teamwork.

“We felt privileged to have had the opportunity to visit this wonderful school and to share their enthusiasm and commitment.

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