Silver award for Sweyne’s head

Southend Standard: Top class – headteacher Andy Hodgkinson, centre, receives his award from MP Mark Francois and chairman of governors Lynda Walker Top class – headteacher Andy Hodgkinson, centre, receives his award from MP Mark Francois and chairman of governors Lynda Walker

AN award-winning head teacher was presented with his prize by Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois.

Andy Hodgkinson, head at Sweyne Park School, Rayleigh, was awarded a Silver Secondary Headteacher of the Year Award.

The award was one of just four to be handed out across the country. Mr Hodgknison will be put forward for a national award.

Part of the Pearson Teaching Awards, the prize highlights exceptional teaching and the life-changing impact teachers make on the lives of their pupils.

Mr Francois said: “I was delighted to hear Andy Hodgkinson had been awarded a Silver Award.

“Andy has consistently raised standards at Sweyne Park and has successfully led the school through a transition to acquiring Academy Status and creating a sixth-form.

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4:48pm Wed 18 Jun 14

dudrops says...

A very well deserved Award for a amazing head teacher x
A very well deserved Award for a amazing head teacher x dudrops
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5:33pm Wed 18 Jun 14

annaliese_elphick says...

They give anything out these days! Big deal.
They give anything out these days! Big deal. annaliese_elphick
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7:20pm Wed 18 Jun 14

GrumpyofLeigh says...

"Sweyne" - thats what we old boys like to see, not this "Sweyne Park" nonsense. And even better to see that the grammar school has re-asserted its rightful position ahead of the upstart secondary modern (as per the last results).
"Sweyne" - thats what we old boys like to see, not this "Sweyne Park" nonsense. And even better to see that the grammar school has re-asserted its rightful position ahead of the upstart secondary modern (as per the last results). GrumpyofLeigh
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