Wiltshire teachers win awards
15 June 2010, 15:15
Wiltshire has some of the best teachers in the country as they win awards at the Teaching Awards 2010.
Staff in Chippenham, Swindon and Salisbury have all been recognised with awards.
Peter Scutt from Isambard Community School in Swindon won the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year
Rebecca Carson from Woodford Valley Church of England Primary School in Salisbury won the National College Award for Headteachers of the Year in a Primary School
Ian Perks from Calder House School in Chippenham won the Royal Air Force Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School
Elizabeth Reid, Chief Executive, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust: "We are delighted to award Pete Scutt as this year's Specialist Schools and Academies Trust Outstanding New Teacher of the Year for the south west. He is a talented teacher whose hard work, ethusiasm and commitment are an inspiration to his students and colleagues.
"These awards highlight the excellent practice that is taking place across the south west and show us that through nurturing the talent new teachers we are developing the great school leaders of the future."