UNISON Stars in Our Schools award winner
Tracey Smith, Pre-school practitioner at Cherry Orchard Primary School was selected as one of four winners in the UNISON Worcestershire Branch ‘Stars in Our Schools’ Competition.
The “Stars in Ours Schools” Competition, runs every year and recognises school support staff who are so often the unsung heroes in our schools and play an integral part in the education of children.
Tracey was nominated because “in everything she does she has the children at the heart of it and it is all done to aid their holistic development”.
Tracey has helped build Little Cherries Pre-School into the success that it is today. “She uses her spare time to look for resources for the children and often spends her own money on those resources too. Her commitment to the children is to be commended and even in the most stressful times, Tracey always has a smile on her face. She brightens up everyone’s day.”
UNISON Branch Secretary, Jamie Edwards-Taylor commented “This year’s competition saw some amazing nominations, and it was a very difficult decision our branch team had to make when selecting the winners. However, we were really impressed and moved by the description of your [Tracey’s] nomination.”
Tracey was presented with her award by The Mayor of Worcester, Cllr Louis Stephen at an Awards Ceremony held at The Hive in Worcester.