Leeds West Academy


Leeds City College Awards

Photography courtesy of The Leeds City College Group.

Leeds West Academy staff are commended

Following nominations from across The White Rose Academies Trust, staff at Leeds West Academy were honoured with nominations and commendations at Leeds City College Group's Awards Night.

The Group Awards Night is dedicated to recognising the outstanding contribution of individuals and teams from across The Leeds City College group, sponsor of The White Rose Academies Trust. Joining the celebrations were Keighley College and Leeds College of Music. The event took place on Tuesday 20th December at the O2 Academy.

The awards presentation was hosted by the Chief Executive of the College Group, Colin Booth and was followed by a reflection from Andrew Whitaker, Executive Principal of The White Rose Academies Trust. The speakers emphasised the value of having a shared celebration to showcase the amazing work of staff across the College Group.

Colin Booth said: "This was a fantastic opportunity to highlight some great work from individuals and teams across Leeds City College, Keighley College, Leeds College of Music and The White Rose Academies Trust. A huge thank you to all those involved in the event."

Group Awards Night Results

Leeds West Academy

Best Newcomer - Emily Gavanagh
Champion for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion - Donna Hobson
Most Innovative/Creative Teacher - Vanessa Preston
Customer Service/Extra Mile - Sharon Hinchcliffe
Most Fun to Work With - Jayne Hutchinson
Fantastic Support - Chris Ashworth
Makes a Difference - Dawn Marsh
Rising Star (Apprentice) - Matthew Stock

Leeds City Academy

Best Newcomer - Gareth Hill
Champion for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion - Niamh Duffy
Most Innovative/Creative Teacher – Kelly Allchin
Customer Service/Extra Mile - Ben Gershaw
Most Fun to Work With - Lee Saltmer
Fantastic Support - Stacey Rawlinson
Makes a Difference - Frankie Sharpe

Leeds East Academy

Best Newcomer - Luke Robinson
Champion for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion – Katherine Bell
Most Innovative/Creative Teacher - Michelle Waite
Customer Service/Extra Mile - Michelle Wilson
Most Fun to Work With – Emma Waller
Fantastic Support - Alicia Manners
Makes a Difference - Pascoe Gill