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Teach Portsmouth Awards

Teach Portsmouth Awards - College Park Infant and Lyndhurst Junior Schools are proud winners


College Park Infant and Lyndhurst Junior Schools were delighted to receive awards as part of Teach Portsmouth Week 2019.


Outstanding Contribution to Education in Portsmouth

Mrs Debbie Anderson received the award for Outstanding Contribution to Education in Portsmouth which recognises her sustained and substantial impact on the education of children in the area.  As a Headteacher and Executive Headteacher for over 20 years, Mrs Anderson has supported over 30 schools in the city.  She sees every child as an individual and has instilled in staff that each one of them can transform lives and support each child to fulfil their potential.  



Good and Outstanding Schools Award

Lyndhurst Junior School was proud to receive an award acknowledging the successful Ofsted inspection in February 2019 for which the school was judged as being ‘Good’ in all areas.



Inclusion and Diversity Award

Ms Helen Merel won the Inclusion and Diversity Award which recognises work which has made a difference to inclusive practice and celebrates diversity. Ms Merel is the SENCo and Inclusion Leader at Lyndhurst and ensures all children are valued as individuals, working to ensure that their needs are met and they can flourish.  Her contribution to inclusion goes beyond the school to the local and national level.


Community Award

College Park Infant School Council won the Community Award which celebrates the work of a school which has had a significant impact on the local community.    In 2016 the School Council campaigned for a one way system for the roads adjacent to the College Park and Lyndhurst Junior Schools.  In 2018, the system was finally put in place. The staff members leading this were Mrs Jo Corlett and Mrs Mandy Childs but they were unable to attend the awards evening. The children are currently in Lyndhurst Junior School Years 5 and 6 and are delighted that their work has made the roads around their school safer. 


Lifetime Achievement Award

Miss Jenny Clark, Mrs Carol Starnes and Mr Grandison all received awards in recognition for their long service to education in Portsmouth - between them they have worked with the children of our city for over 70 years!


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