Carrickfergus Grammar School teacher's book up for educational award

An educational resource book by a Carrickfergus Grammar School teacher is in the running for a top UK award.

Mark Roberts.
Mark Roberts.

An English teacher and Director of Research at the North Road school, Mark Roberts GCSE English study guide has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year's UK Educational Resource Awards.

'You Can’t Revise for GCSE English! Yes you can, and Mark Roberts shows you how' was nominated in the secondary resource or equipment - non ICT category.

Published by Collins in June 2020, the best-selling guide has a large number of five-star reviews on Amazon.

Mr Roberts joined the teaching staff at Carrick Grammar earlier this year, having previously taught in Devon and Manchester.

He is also a regular columnist for the Times Educational Supplement (TES).

Commenting on Mr Roberts' nomination, Carrickfergus Grammar said: "[The school] wishes to congratulate its very own English teacher and Director of Research Mr Mark Roberts, whose book on GCSE English Language has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2021 UK Educational Resource Awards."