Pearson National Teaching Awards Winner

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26th Jul 2023

Prosper Learning Trust are absolutely delighted to share that Helen Thompson, a Higher Level Support Assistant at Harry Watts Academy, has been ‘Highly Commended’ in the Pearson National Awards for Teaching Assistant of the Year. Helen is one of only 8 people nationally to win this award, which she was nominated for by both parent/carers and colleagues in her school.

Helen started at Harry Watts Academy in September 2021 as a Learning Support Assistant, before being promoted to a Higher Level Support Assistant last year. Working predominately across the Engage Pathway, Helen has consistently demonstrates an exceptionally high standard of support to all pupils, staff and also families.

Louise Hindmarch, Deputy Headteacher said

“We are delighted that Helen has received recognition for the work she does in our school. Everyone who knows Helen, will see the how passionate she is about supporting pupils to ensure the best outcomes for them and their families. Helen is an absolute asset to Harry Watts and we are very fortunate to have her as part of our team.”

Congratulations to Helen!