The Pearson Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Gold Winners

Sheona Allen

Caledonia Primary

The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Primary School

Glasgow, Scotland

Sheona is motivated by a purpose to make a difference in the lives of others, she places meeting the needs of all children and their families at the heart of the school that serves a varied community. Sheona’s is constantly looking to improve and enhance children’s learning to ensure that each child has the opportunity to achieve her/ his full potential. She leads the “Families in Partnership” project which targets parents and their children who are in need of support.  The climax to this project is a residential at an outdoor centre in the North of Scotland, in which staff and Sheona participate voluntarily. Parents value the adventure which facilitates them to be better placed to support their own child as well as building improved stronger relationships with the school and community. Sheona is an inspiration to all involved at Caledonia Primary School.