Primary school teacher recognised with national award

A primary school teacher from Nottingham who inspires children with his lov of maths has won a prestigious national award.

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National award for primary school teacher

James Willis accepting his award this morning Credit: ITV News Central

A primary school teacher from Nottingham who inspires children with his love of maths has won a prestigious national award.

Teachers and pupils congratulated him Credit: ITV News Central

James Willis was honoured during school assembly at Netherfield Primary School today, where he was handed the Silver Teaching Award for Primary School Teacher of the Year.

James won the award for inspiring children with his love of maths Credit: ITV News Central

He had thought the assembly would be on cyber-bullying. It means he will now be considered for the Gold Award at a ceremony in October.