Caistor’s Simon named Teacher of the Year

Award winning teacher Simon Chadwick EMN-150721-092606001
Award winning teacher Simon Chadwick EMN-150721-092606001

Simon Chadwick, a PE teacher and Head of Creativity at Caistor Yarborough Academy, picked up his trophy at the Lincolnshire Media Awards ceremony at the Engine Shed on the University of Lincoln’s Brayford campus last week.

“I’m extremely pleased and proud to have been nominated for this award and delighted to have won it,” he said.

“We have fantastic staff and children at the school which allows me to enjoy my daily teaching.

“CYA have supported me to develop through a variety of positions at the school, learning from some brilliant colleagues.”

Mr Chadwick, who joined the staff at CYA as a newly qualified teacher in 2008, was nominated for the award by the school.

“Simon is an exceptional teacher and an inspiration to all of his students and colleagues,” said the school’s citation.

“He supports all students, irrespective of their ability in his subject.

“Simon is also passionate about supporting the staff in his team.

“Everyone values his support and adopts his mantra - We always want the best for the students!”