On the 21st April 2017, teaching and learning professionals working in Cornwall’s schools and colleges were given the recognition they deserved at the sparkling
Cornwall Teacher Awards 2017 ceremony. Held at Truro Cathedral, winners,
nominees and guests were treated to an evening of celebration for those who have dedicated their outstanding work to positively impact Cornwall’s children and young people.
Daphne Skinnard, assistant editor at BBC Radio Cornwall hosted the event and Shane Mann managing director of LSECT and publisher of both FE Week and Schools Week newspapers attended as the keynote speaker.
Joanna Harvey, Headteacher at St Dennis Academy was announced as
Outstanding Headteacher of the Year. The award was sponsored by The University of St Mark and St John (MarJon) and the judges concluded her the winner due to ‘her resilience and fundamental commitment to raising standards, building a team and ensuring there is fun and excitement in learning for all pupils.’ Prof. Rob Warner, vice chancellor at MarJon presented Joanna with her award.