Mrs Holly Darken, a teacher at St John Fisher Voluntary Academy, Sheffield, has been named by The Sheffield Institute of Education as the recipient of the Inspirational Mentor Award for Early Years.

  Sheffield Hallam University announced this tribute in recognition of the very hard work Mrs Darken puts into supporting the development of trainee teachers in the vital Early Years phase of education.

  The Diocese joins the community of St John Fisher in congratulating Mrs Darken on her award and thanking her for her hard work and commission.