North Somerset teachers to attend glamorous ceremony

TEACHERS in North Somerset will find out on Sunday whether they have won a prestigious national award.

TEACHERS in North Somerset will find out on Sunday whether they have won a prestigious national award.

There will be four of North Somerset's top teachers hoping for a National Teaching Award at a glamorous ceremony to be held at the London Palladium.

Each won a regional award for their work in the west and have gone on to the national stage for their winning categories.

Neville Coles, principle of Priory Community School in Worle, won The Guardian Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School and Linda Heaven-Woolley, of Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College in Weston, won The Royal Air Force Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School.


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Carol Penney, of Baytree Special School in Weston, was triumphant in The Ted Wragg Award for Lifetime Achievement and Bernie Richardson, from Westhaven Special School in Weston, won The Teaching Award for Enterprise.

The ceremony, to be presented by Jeremy Vine and Kate Thornton, will be televised live on BBC2 from 6pm.

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