Most Inspirational Teacher

Judged by
Jenni Harrison - Editorial Manager, Young Writers
Rosie Birke – Teacher, Alderwasley Hall School and Sixth Form

Sponsored by


Stratford School Academy
Zoe Haynes

A successful and inclusive first edition of ‘The Hoot’ that is an authentic, student-led publication. The students’ words highlighted Zoe’s role as an enthusiastic champion, who united pupils of all ages to create a magazine that they are passionate about.

Highly Commended

Oriel High School
Charlotte Simmons

Our judges praised Charlotte’s self-evident dedication to her students and the project.

Highly Commended

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
Alan Williams

Further recognition for Alan this year, with Altrincham producing another competent and well-constructed project.

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