Kirsty Gaythwaite was awarded the gold prize as an outstanding new teacher of the year, in the National Teaching Awards.
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Martha Holman is about to finish training as a teacher in Wales after fleeing Zimbabwe.
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New College Worcester, a school for blind or vision impaired youngsters, is adapting to Covid rules.
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