Fullhurst shortlisted for another prestigious national award!
We are extremely proud to announce that the college has been shortlisted, alongside only five other schools from across the country, for The Pearson Teaching Awards School of the Year – ‘Making a difference’ Award 2018. The award recognises the power of a school to transform the life chances of children and to bring cohesion and enrichment to their local community.
Being shortlisted for this award, recognises the colleges' passionate belief in transforming the lives of young people from one of the most diverse and deprived communities in the UK. In 2016, our Progress 8 measure was +0.48, the highest in Leicester and in 2017 it is +0.64, placing Fullhurst in the top 200 schools in England. This score is exceptional; demonstrating the strength of our curriculum and that all groups of Fullhurst students achieve beyond national targets.
Principal,Steve Piggot said, “Being nominated for a prestigious Pearson Award is a unique opportunity to recognise the incredible work of all of our teachers, support staff, governors and the entire college community, who strive to make a difference and help to transform the lives of our students."
The Pearson Teaching Awards are an annual celebration of exceptional teachers, founded in 1998 by Lord Puttnam to recognise the life-changing impact an inspirational teacher can have on the lives of the young people they teach.
If we are lucky enough to win a silver award, we will attend a celebratory tea at the House of Commons in July. The final judging process takes place at The UK Ceremony in London in October. The ceremony is filmed by the BBC and televised as ‘Britain’s Classroom Heroes’, a showcase of excellence in education.
We will keep you informed as the judging process continues! #fingerscrossed