In honour of hard work and devotion

The shortlist for this year's TES Schools Awards recognises the creativity, teamwork and leadership taking place across Britain

The outstanding schools and inspirational teachers who have made the shortlist for the sixth TES Schools Awards are revealed today. The awards attracted entries from around Britain that demonstrate the hard work, professionalism and imagination of the teams working in schools.

Ann Mroz, editor of TES, said: "Those shortlisted have all made a fantastic impact on the pupils and communities they serve, and they are only a few of the thousands of staff in our schools who teach, support and inspire students every day. It is a great pleasure to run this awards ceremony and reward some of the many dedicated people whose work ensures young people in this country get the best possible start in life."

Last year, George Eliot Primary School in north-west London was named overall school of the year. "It was amazing," headteacher Beatrix Simpson said. "We were extremely proud of our achievement and it resulted in our community being more positive.

"We even had families from Singapore and Japan who were moving here for jobs, googling schools and coming up with our name. Then they called us to see if we had places."

Eastbury Comprehensive School in Barking won last year's Literacy and English Award. Head of English Louise Hooper said: "It was nice to have the opportunity to pause and celebrate what we've done well and congratulate the staff."

The winners will be announced on 4 July at a ceremony at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London.

The shortlist

Primary school of the year

  • Barnehurst Infant School, Kent
  • Prince Rock Primary School, Plymouth
  • Ryecroft Primary Academy, Bradford
  • St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Manchester
  • The Park Junior School, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
  • Vauxhall Primary School, London
    • Secondary school of the year

      • Bohunt School, Liphook, Hampshire
      • Eastbury Comprehensive School, Barking, London
      • St John Bosco Arts College, Liverpool
      • St Ninian's High School, Glasgow
      • Treviglas Community College, Newquay, Cornwall
      • Trinity High School and Sixth Form Centre, Worcestershire
        • Special needs school of the year

          • Belmont School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
          • Danecourt Community School, Gillingham, Kent
          • Falkland House School, Fife
          • Longdon Hall School, Longdon Green, Staffordshire
          • Longford Park School, Stretford, Manchester
          • West Kirby Residential School, Wirral
            • Overall 2014 school of the year

              This award will be given to one of the winners of the primary, secondary and special needs school of the year awards. The winner will be revealed at the ceremony on Friday 4 July

              Headteacher of the year

              • Dr Mujahid Ali, Mount Pleasant Primary School, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
              • Jayne Clarke, Ryecroft Primary Academy, Bradford
              • Guy Shears, RSA Academy Arrow Vale, Redditch, Worcestershire
              • Beatrix Simpson, George Eliot Primary School, St John's Wood, London
              • Neil Strowger, Bohunt School, Liphook, Hampshire
              • Josephine Venn, Balshaw's Church of England High School, Leyland, Lancashire
                • Inspirational teacher of the year

                  • Grace Eardley, Congleton High School, Cheshire
                  • Hayley Francis, Ark Oval Primary Academy, Croydon, London
                  • Rafael Hernandez, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, London
                  • Aileen Mullen, Donaldson's School, Linlithgow, West Lothian
                  • Andrew Oliver, Pallister Park Primary School, Middlesbrough
                  • Jane Westlake, Kilgarth School, Birkenhead, Wirral
                    • Enterprise and community

                      • Bowdon Church of England Primary School, Cheshire
                      • Cadoxton Primary School, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan
                      • Eastlands Primary School, Rugby, Warwickshire
                      • Manchester Academy, Moss Side, Manchester
                      • St Joseph's Specialist School and College, Cranleigh, Surrey
                      • Treviglas Community College, Newquay, Cornwall
                        • Numeracy and maths

                          • Ark Atwood Primary Academy, Westminster, London
                          • Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School, Stourbridge, West Midlands
                          • St Ambrose Barlow Roman Catholic High School, Swinton, Salford
                          • The Aylesbury Vale Academy, Buckinghamshire
                            • Science

                              • Felsted Preparatory School, Essex
                              • Sevenoaks School, Kent
                              • Shrubland Street Community Primary School, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
                                • Humanities

                                  • Alwoodley Primary School, Leeds
                                  • Greenbank High School, Southport, Merseyside
                                  • Sir Robert Geffery's School, Saltash, Cornwall
                                    • Ed tech

                                      • Halcyon London International School, Marylebone, London
                                      • Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy, Portland, Dorset
                                      • Langstone Junior School, Portsmouth
                                      • New Pasture Lane Primary School, Bridlington, East Yorkshire
                                        • Sport and healthy eating

                                          • Holy Cross High School, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
                                          • Pallister Park Primary School, Middlesbrough
                                          • Sheffield High School, Sheffield
                                          • Springfield Academy, Darlington
                                            • Literacy and English

                                              • Eastbury Comprehensive School, Barking, London
                                              • Mile Oak Primary School, Brighton
                                              • West Kirby Residential School, Wirral
                                              • Woodside High School, Wood Green, London
                                                • International

                                                  • Cardinal Allen Catholic High School, Fleetwood, Lancashire
                                                  • Croftcroighn School, Glasgow
                                                  • Our Lady and St Patrick's High School, Dumbarton
                                                  • Queen Anne High School, Dunfermline, Fife
                                                  • Sir John Lawes School, Harpenden, Hertfordshire
                                                  • The Co-operative Academy of Leeds
                                                    • Resource contributor of the year

                                                      • choralsongster
                                                      • farhadchikhalia
                                                      • gianfrancoconti1966
                                                      • jamestickle86
                                                      • jhofmannmaths
                                                      • Owen134866
                                                        • Lifetime achievement

                                                          The shortlist for this award is kept secret. The winner will be revealed at the ceremony on Friday 4 July

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