Tes Independent School Awards: the shortlist unveiled

The countdown starts here to one of the biggest dates in the independent school calendar

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The leading contenders to win the most coveted honours in the independent sector are revealed today.

The unveiling of the shortlist for the Tes Independent School Awards marks the start of the countdown to one of education’s most prestigious nights.

On 7 February, the hopeful schools will gather for a dazzling ceremony at the Grosvenor House hotel in London.

It will be a night of celebration for teachers and headteachers, of recognition for the sector’s innovation and hard work and of sharing the very best stories the sector has to tell.


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Competition has been fierce. “We received an unparalleled number of entries this year, all of which were first rate,” said Tes editor Ann Mroz.

“The schools that have been shortlisted should be proud – it’s a remarkable achievement.” 

Tes Independent School Awards 2020: the shortlist

 

Independent-State School Partnership Award

Benenden School
George Watson’s College
Highgate School
Millfield School
Reed’s School
St Swithun’s School
Westminster School and Harris Westminster Sixth Form
Wimbledon High School GDST

Best Use of Technology Award

Bredon School
Cothill House
Embley
Handcross Park School
Pocklington School
Reed’s School
Wimbledon High School GDST
Wolverhampton Grammar School

Alumni Engagement Campaign of the Year

Caterham School
Nottingham Girls’ High School
Putney High School GDST
Royal Grammar School, Newcastle
Royal Hospital School, Ipswich
Sutton High School
Trinity School, Croydon
Wellington College

Creativity Award

Akeley Wood School
Headington School
Norwich School
Notting Hill and Ealing High School GDST
Pinewood School
Reigate Grammar School
Saint Ronan’s Prep School
Shrewsbury School

Sports Award

Bournemouth Collegiate School
Feltonfleet School
Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate
Reed’s School
Repton School
St Helen’s College
Wellington College
Woodlands Preparatory School, Great Warley

Boarding School of the Year

DLD College London
Felsted School
Heathfield School
Hurstpierpoint College
Rugby School
Shrewsbury School
Wellington College
Wilds Lodge School

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Burgess Hill Girls
Colston’s School
Handcross Park School
King Edward’s School, Bath
Notre Dame School Cobham
St Dunstan’s College
St George’s College
The Glasgow Academy

Pre-prep/prep School of the year

The Blue Coat School, Birmingham
Dorset House School
Hatherop Castle School, Wishford Schools Group
Lambrook School
Norwich High Prep School for Girls GDST
Saint Ronan’s Prep School
The Glasgow Academy Prep School
Town Close School

Student Initiative of the Year

Croydon High School GDST
Highgate School
Ipswich High School
South Hampstead High School GDST
St Augustine’s Priory
St Helen’s College
Wellington College
Wimbledon High School GDST 

Wellbeing Initiative of the Year

Bradford Grammar School
Feltonfleet School
King Henry VIII Preparatory School
Putney High School GDST
Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate
St James Senior Boys’ School
The Moat School
Thorpe Hall School

Senior School of the Year

Arnold Lodge School
Canford School
Dame Allan’s Senior School
Hampton Court House
Highgate School
Hurstpierpoint College
Reigate Grammar School
The Glasgow Academy

Strategic Education Initiative of the Year

Aberdour School
Adcote School for Girls
The Blue Coat School, Birmingham
Eton College
Linton School, Preston
Norwich High School for Girls GDST
Oakham School
Rowan Preparatory School

Whole-school Community Initiative of the Year

Beech Hall School
Brighton College
Highfield at Harrogate Ladies’ College
Highgate School
King’s High School
Moreton Hall, Shropshire
Trinity School, Croydon
Westbourne House School

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