News: Trustee Sukwinder Samra awarded MBE

We're very pleased to share the news that our trustee Sukwinder Samra was awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Years Honours 2020.

Her award is for services to education and it recognises 30 years of excellent work she has done for Elmhurst Primary School in Newham, where she is the current headteacher, and for education in general.

Sukwinder is the Director of the Elmhurst Teaching School Alliance and a serving Ofsted inspector working. She has taught in the state sector in Sandwell (West Midlands) and across East London both in secondary and primary schools and is passionate about providing a first class education.

She has been a keen supporter of arts education and believes in the holistic benefits of the arts in everyday life.