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Congleton Multi-Academy Trust teacher shortlisted for national TES School Awards

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Published by Hayley Enright for Livewire Public Relations in Education

Congleton Multi-Academy Trust teacher shortlisted for national TES School Awards Congleton Multi-Academy Trust teacher shortlisted for national TES School Awards

Grace Eardley, a Year 9 form tutor and English and media studies teacher from Congleton High School has been shortlisted for ‘Inspirational Teacher of the Year’ in the national TES School Awards 2014. Miss Eardley was chosen for her exceptional teaching and for regularly inspiring and capturing the imagination of her students.

Through her dynamic, innovative and ambitious teaching she has increased the number of students opting to study media at GCSE level from 12 to 23 and at A level from 5 to 20 in only her second year of teaching.

The TES Schools Awards celebrate and reward the extraordinary innovation, dedication and hard work of those schools, individuals and teams who every day are making a real difference to the lives of future generations. The awards will be presented at a ceremony hosted by Hugh Dennis, star of Mock the Week, at the Park Plaza in London on 4th July.

Grace Eardley, English and media studies teacher, Congleton High School said, “I am delighted to have been shortlisted for this award. I love capturing the students imagination and making a difference to them both academically and for their personal development.”

David Hermitt, Executive Principal, Congleton High School and Chief Executive Officer of Congleton Multi-Academy Trust said, "Grace is a fantastic teacher and we are honoured to have her on our teaching staff. Grace works tirelessly to ensure the success of her GCSE and A Level Media students and has dramatically increased the uptake of GCSE Media as an option choice at the school from 12 to 23, because of her popularity and reputation amongst the students.”

For more information go to www.congletonhigh.com or contact 01260 387000, enquiries@congletonhigh.com.

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