Nelson and Colne College is proud to announce the recent success of one of their own teachers, Ruby Anwar, who has been honoured with a Pride of Nelson award for her outstanding contributions as the Chair of Governors at both Marsden Primary School and Lomeshaye Juniors School. 

Two years ago, Marsden Primary School and Lomeshaye Juniors School formed a collaboration with the aim of raising pupil aspirations and standards across all areas of school life.  


The award was presented to Ruby and her colleagues at The Fence Gate in Fence, in recognition of their incredible collaborative work. Speaking about the achievement, Ruby Anwar expressed her delight, saying:

“I am thrilled to have been recognised with this award. It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone involved in the partnership between Marsden Primary School and Lomeshaye Juniors School.”

Nelson and Colne College, where Ruby teaches, is equally proud of her achievements. Principal Lisa O’Loughlin said:

“We are delighted that Ruby has been recognized with this prestigious award. She is a valued member of our teaching staff, and we are thrilled that her dedication and commitment to education have be

en recognised in this way.” 

The collaboration between Marsden Primary School and Lomeshaye Juniors School has already bo

rne fruit, with pupils across both schools benefitting from improved educational outcomes and a more cohesive learning experience. Thanks to the efforts of Ruby Anwar and her colleagues, the partnership is set to continue to thrive and deliver benefits for years to come.