Congratulations to five teachers from Leicestershire who have been shortlisted in the 2009 Teaching Awards.
Jane Brown, the head teacher of New College, in New Parks, has been nominated for secondary school head teacher of the year.
Laura Emberson, of New College; Kayleigh Fowkes, of Forest Lodge Primary School, in New Parks; and Rebecca Sedgwick, of Brookside Primary School, in Oadby, are in the running for outstanding new teacher of the year.
Ann Roberts, of Hastings High School, in Burbage, is on the list for teaching assistant of the year.
Read much more on this in tomorrow’s Leicester Mercury. We like to celebrate good work in our schools whenever we can.