Shahed Ahmed, our CEO and Exective head teacher, has been nominated for a prestigious award of School Worker of the Year. Mr Ahmed was nominated by the Towergate Care Awards Scheme who recognise professionals who are making a real difference in their field and who demonstrate a high level of care and kindness towards others.


The winner of the School Worker of The Year Award category meets the following criteria:

  • Work in a school or academy environment, in any job role or position
  • Demonstrate a passion for the education sector and be dedicated to improving the quality of learning in their school or academy
  • Have made an outstanding contribution to their establishment in the past 12 monthsThree people have been nominated and the public can vote for their preferred nominee so please vote for Mr Ahmed today or tomorrow – the voting closes tomorrow at midnight on Friday 7th September. Please get any friends, family or colleagues who know the impact that Mr Ahmed has made to Elmhurst to cast their vote by following the link is a short video clip which illustrates Mr Ahmed’s vision and values on the link above. The winner will be announced on Monday 17th September and if Mr Ahmed is successful then we will inform parents. This nomination is a honour not only for Mr Ahmed but the school and it would be wonderful if he was successful.