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Ark's teachers have their say

Everyone has had at least one teacher in their life that inspired them. But what inspires teachers?

What sparked their interest in teaching?

How do they get through the difficult days? And how do they work to get better? We spoke to dozens of teachers from across Ark’s schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London and Portsmouth. Although they come from very different backgrounds, we found, when it comes to life in their classrooms – teachers all have a lot in common.

About us

Ark is a charity that aims to transform children’s lives through education.
Our network of 38 schools in the UK achieves great results for young people, and some of our schools are among the best in the country.
The ventures that we develop and support are tackling some of the most challenging problems facing young people, both in the UK and around the world.


Summer Sounds festival brings Ark schools together

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Ark thanks mentors for helping young people realise their potential

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