The Pearson Teaching Award Winners - #ThankATeacherDay Posted on 16 June 2017 by Rebecca Taylor - Kent-Teach Advisor in General The Pearson Teaching Awards is a prestigious annual celebration of exceptional teachers and recognises the life-changing impact inspirational teachers have on the lives of children and young people in the UK.Following all entries that were received earlier this year in March 2017, the results are in and what better day to share them with you as after all, it’s National Thank a Teacher Day today!Huge congratulations to The Rowans Staff Team at The Rowans Alternative Provision Academy in Chatham, Kent for winning the silver award. The team have been recognised for their hard work and inspirational teaching and like many of you out there, they really make a difference to the children they support. Also, below is a list of Kent school winners who have received a Certificate of Excellence:• Canterbury College - Ms Alison Halsey• Fleetdown Primary School - Sara Burton• Goodwin Academy - Ms Claire Topsam and Ms Jo-Marie Brookfield• Grays Farm Primary Academy - Ms Katie Taylor• Oasis Academy Skinner Street - Ms Debbie Allenby• Sandwich Technology School - Mr Dionne Hawkins• Spires Academy - Mr James Wiggington• St Mark’s CE Primary School• St Mary's Catholic Primary School - Mrs Patrycja Gajda-WrobelWe are delighted to have been invited to the Awards ceremony held in London on 22nd October 2017 and we look forward to seeing those of you there. Well done to everyone including those hard working teachers that are yet to win a glittering award. Your efforts are recognised and please continue to be great and inspire the next generation of teachers. You may also be interested in learning about the recent winners of the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards in May 2017.