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Stamford School teacher awarded fellowship status by Chartered College of Teaching

David Tuck, Head of Politics at Stamford School, has been awarded Fellowship of the Chartered College of Teaching (FCCT). This is the most prestigious membership offered by the professional body for teaching, which recognises significant contribution, achievement, skill and expertise of teachers and leaders to the profession.

To become a Fellow, an individual requires at least ten years teaching experience and to have shown a significant and sustained contribution to the teaching profession. Fellows of the Chartered College, who receive the post-nominals FCCT, play an important role in shaping the future of the profession and supporting future generations of teachers to deliver the best education for young people.

David has taught at Burgess Hill Girls, Eltham College and for the last four years has been Head of Politics at Stamford School.  He has co-written two ‘A’ level Politics textbooks and is an experienced inset trainer, education consultant and examiner. 

David commented on his achievement: “It’s a wonderful honour to be awarded a fellowship of the Chartered College of Teaching.  I would like to thank Marilyn Kelly, Tim Clarke, Nick Gallop, Hodder Education and all my colleagues at Stamford Endowed Schools for their support."

Professor Dame Alison Peacock, Chief Executive of the Chartered College of Teaching, said:  “On behalf of the Chartered College of Teaching, congratulations on becoming a Fellow. This richly deserved recognition is given to highly experienced colleagues working across the profession. Our Fellows have an important role to play in raising the status of teaching and supporting teachers to be the best that they can be. I look forward to our working together.”