Stanley Park High today announced it has been shortlisted for the TES Secondary School of the Year 2016. The awards are run annually by the respected industry journal to recognise and celebrate achievements of schools across the UK.
The school is one of eight secondary schools to be shortlisted by the publication for the prestigious award, which is judged by a panel of experts who are “looking for outstanding examples of best practice in the 2014-2015 academic year” and who “aim to recognise excellence and reward the professionalism and flair of those making an outstanding contribution to primary and secondary schools.”
Head teacher, David Taylor said “We were absolutely delighted to receive the news that we have been shortlisted for Secondary School of the Year by our highly respected industry publication, the TES. Making the shortlist is a significant achievement; there are over 3000 deserving secondary schools in the UK. This recognition is testament to the efforts of the whole school community – staff, parents, students and governors, and we thank each and every member of our community for their contribution to our success.”
The TES Awards have run since 2009 and, according to the publication, “celebrate the extraordinary commitment, quality and innovation shown by teachers and support staff across the UK. Categories include Secondary School of the Year, Primary School of the Year, healthy school of the year and creative school of the year, along with individual awards for teachers and teaching teams.
The award winners will be announced on June 24th 2016.