The Pearson Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Gold Winners

Jayne Southwell

Marling School

The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School

STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Jayne is an inspirational teacher of English. Nominated by parents at her school, one of whom wrote,

“Mrs Southwell embodies the best in her profession. She is inspiring, energetic, passionate, empowering and enabling in key life skills and she has given my son confidence”. A professional of the highest calibre she is admired by students and colleagues alike. Her obvious passion for her subject transmits to her students and enables them to achieve results that had previously seemed unattainable. Her Headteacher wrote of her “she is a teacher of extraordinary quality, a

fine colleague and an outstanding Head of English and Drama”.