Shebbear teacher wins top award

LOIS Gough, from Shebbear Community School, has won the title Primary Teacher of the Year at the South West Teaching Awards. Mrs Gough has been a teacher for eight years and has spent six years working at Shebbear. She said: I was very surprised and ve

LOIS Gough, from Shebbear Community School, has won the title Primary Teacher of the Year at the South West Teaching Awards.Mrs Gough has been a teacher for eight years and has spent six years working at Shebbear.She said: "I was very surprised and very pleased to win."We are a small school with a real family feel at the heart of the community and I am lucky to work with such very supportive colleagues."Shebbear head teacher Sally Strange said the judges had listened to what the children, the parents and school governors had to say about Mrs Gough."They all spoke about her commitment and enthusiasm which knows no end," she said.


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