Jane Frankish, Headteacher, from Broad Heath Primary School has been selected from thousands of nominations to win a Pearson National Teaching Silver Award. Jane Frankish was honoured with the Silver Award for Lifetime Achievement for their outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the children they work with every day.
Jane Frankish has been the Headteacher at Broad Heath Primary School in Foleshill, for over 20 years. She has transformed the school and the quality of education provided, and ensured that the children are happy, confident and prepared for the next phase of their life. Janes retires at the end of this academic year and this award is a testament to her dedication to the school and the community.
Jane Frankish has now been shortlisted to win one of just 16 Gold Awards, which will be announced and celebrated at a gala ceremony in London on 25 November and televised on the BBC, with winners showcased on The One Show.
The honours have been announced on National Thank a Teacher Day, an annual event celebrating the role of educators across the UK for the valued role they play in communities and shaping young people. This year, students were joined by celebrities including Sir Michael Morpurgo, Edith Bowman, Bobby Seagull, Ore Oduba and Nadiya Hussain to mark their teachers’ achievements.
The Pearson National Teaching Awards is an annual celebration of excellence in education run by the Teaching Awards Trust, an independent charity now in its 25th year, that recognises the life-changing work that takes place in education, highlighting the vital role educators play and the work that’s delivered in schools and colleges every day.