Falconer's Hill Academy staff member receives prestigious carer award

Emma Whittle, Learning Mentor at Falconer’s Hill Academy part of the David Ross Education Trust, has been highly commended for her exemplary work with the school’s young carers.

Mrs Whittle was awarded the ‘Highly Commended Shining Star Award’ for her outstanding dedication to supporting young carers in school. The award was presented as part of the Jane Roebuck Northamptonshire Carers Awards.

 Matthew Reetz, Executive Headteacher at Falconer’s Hill Academy, said “It is fantastic that Emma’s hard work has been recognised. We have been working closely with the Young Carers organisation to support many outstanding young people who lead by example every day.  We are tremendously proud of Emma and our young carers at our school.”

The awards ceremony, which was held at Barton Hall, Kettering, not only recognised the commitment, hard work, and selflessness of carers, but also provided an opportunity for them to enjoy an occasion dedicated solely to their achievements.