The Pearson Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Gold Winners

Eamon Connolly

St. Thomas the Apostle College

The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School

London

Eamon is a headteacher who believes in his students 100%.

He doesn’t accept mediocrity on any level and centres his whole leadership around what is in the best interests of the boys. His staff are swept along with his unwavering belief in the boys they teach and as such deliver them the highest standards of teaching & pastoral care to ensure their very best chances of success.

The boys at St Thomas the Apostle know they get an exceptionally good deal being here – they recognise and appreciate the lengths all staff go to in order for them to succeed and respond by surpassing the bar each time it is raised. Eamon’s student centred approach is central to the school’s phenomenal success.