The Pearson Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Gold Winners

Mick Simpson

Kilgarth School

The Award for Science Teacher of the Year

BIRKENHEAD, WIRRAL

Mick is an inspirational Science teacher and Deputy Head at his school, a secondary for boys who

are experiencing social, emotional and mental health difficulties. He is Kilgarth’s only Science teacher;

delivering exciting and engaging lessons to boys in Key Stages 3 and 4. His passion for his subject is

evident in everything that he does and he uses his expert knowledge to support colleagues both within

the school and externally. He has the highest aspirations for all pupils and ensures that they engage fully by carefully and creatively adapting his teaching to suit all styles, regardless of additional needs.