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Tune the kids in to 'Miss Hanna Loves Grammar' - Wembley teacher wins £11,000 for online show

“Grammar can affect a student’s written communication, confidence and chances across the curriculum," said Miss Hanna

The head of English at Wembley's Ark Academy has taken one step closer in making her idea for promoting good grammar a reality after winning £11,000 in a national competition.

Amy Hanna was among 147 teachers across the country to apply for the funding as part of the annual Let Teachers SHINE (support and help in education) competition.

She will use the money to get her educational YouTube project off the ground.

She said: “Grammar can affect a student’s written communication, confidence and chances across the curriculum."

Amy Hanna won £11,000 for her Youtube project(Image: Amy Hanna)

"My YouTube channel , Miss Hanna Loves Grammar , can support all key stage 3 students and will be particularly useful for students reading at an age below their peers," she said.

"The pilot will include creation of 150 engaging and age-appropriate videos, covering basic grammar rules and to employ flipped learning techniques to create more opportunities for the deliberate practice of grammar."

SHINE, an educational charity which provides support to school children, runs the annual competition which looks to find supportive ideas in schools.

Ten projects were chosen for use of innovative teaching strategies to help children from low income households reach their full potential.

Clare Gilhooly, CEO of SHINE, adds: “Every year the Let Teachers SHINE competition impresses upon me the tireless efforts of teachers from across the country.

"The 10 finalists are a testament to the difference teachers make in the lives of children and young people, and SHINE look forward to working with them to develop their winning ideas.”

Miss Hanna Loves Grammar can be found here .

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