'˜Flattered' teacher takes home Mid Sussex award

A teacher from Southwater has recently won the Mid Sussex Radio Teacher of the year award.

Mark Kearleg
Mark Kearleg

Mark Kearley, assistant head teacher at Thomas Bennett Community College, said: “Winning this award was a genuine surprise and I am very flattered to receive it. It is obviously very great to receive the award but I want to accept it on behalf of all teachers in Sussex.

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“We all work very hard and it would be nice to think that all teachers received this sort of recognition.”

Gianni Bianchi, head teacher, said: “Everyone at Thomas Bennet is delighted for Mark to have achieved this award and it is a true recognition of the quality of teaching at our school.”