Hence, a category of PSTT Primary Science Teacher Award, known as the Royal Society of Biology Award, to recognise outstanding and inspirational teaching of biology within the context of primary education within the UK school system.
Update: The 2018 awards presented in June 2019
Nicola Bolton from Heswall Primary School, Wirral has been awarded the 2019 Royal Society of Biology Primary Science Teacher of the Year Award. This recognises outstanding and inspirational teaching of biology within a primary school.
Previous awards endorsed by the Royal Society of Biology were for the following teachers:
Elaine Stockdale from Tongwynlais Primary School in Cardiff, Wales and Mary Haughey from St John’s Primary School and Carnlough Community Nursery, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.
Kelly Thomas, Penllergaer Primary School, Swansea
Michele Grimshaw, PSTT Area Mentor, Burnley and Judith Carnelley, Shirley Manor Primary School, Bradford.
Beth Budden, John Ball Primary School, Lewisham, London
James Davis, Ripple Primary School, Essex
Lorna Stevenson, Macosquin Primary, Coleraine, Northern Ireland
Kulvinder Johal, Northbury Junior School, Barking, Essex
Alison Eley, Hampton Hill Junior School, Middlesex
UK 3B Scientific Ltd is also supporting the Royal Society of Biology Award and is offering prizes to the winners of the Primary Science Teacher and School Teacher of the Year Awards.
More information about the Primary Science Teachers of the Year Award is available on the PSTT website.