As part of the Pearson National Teaching Awards, Andrew O'Neill was honoured with the Silver Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School.
When appointed Headteacher of All Saints Catholic College, St Charles Square, the buildings were in a state of disrepair, the school roll was rapidly falling, staff morale was low and the school was at real risk of closure.
However, in 2022, All Saints is a completely different environment, both physically and academically. Andrew O’Neill has led the school community through challenges and supported them in growing a community of students, staff and families.
Andrew is one of four headteachers in the country who have been selected for this award, and, from these four, one will be awarded the Gold Award in November 2022.