Teacher of the year in a primary school 

Angela Hilton – Cleves Cross Primary and Nursery School Academy, Durham 

Angela’s focus on bringing real life experience and learning outside the classroom into her teaching has played a vital role in helping her pupils reach high standards.

Angela also places emphasis on nurturing well-being and goes the extra mile to make sure her pupils feel valued.

She also encourages pupils to lead campaigns that will make a positive difference to their community, including stopping cars speeding and reducing litter.

Angela also plays a key role in the school’s highly successful International Schools programme, organising exchange visits with their partner schools in Sri Lanka and France, and is currently leading a county wide project to build relationships with schools in Kenya.