Tes Shortlist Caterham School: Best Independent Senior School

We are delighted to share with you the fantastic news that Caterham School has been shortlisted for the ‘Independent Senior School of the Year’ award in the 2023 Times Education Supplement (Tes) Schools Awards, the ‘Oscars’ of the education world. This is wonderful news for all of us in the Caterham community- our award submission covered each and every area of school life, and the work we do to improve educational opportunity beyond school through Partnership work and Transformational Bursaries. Thank you for your ongoing support which enables the work we do here -I do hope you can take a moment to enjoy this particularly special accolade for the Caterham School community.

The Tes School Awards recognise the most outstanding organizations and initiatives that the education sector has to offer. The 2023 Tes Awards cover all schools sectors and age ranges to recognise the very best teachers and schools across the UK.

Ceri Jones, Headmaster said: “This is fantastic news for everyone in the Caterham School community and I’m delighted to celebrate this shared achievement. Our success is measured by ensuring that the everyday experience of our pupils is excellent across the board within a positive and inclusive community, that our young people leave able to thrive as individuals and in whichever path they choose, and on raising educational opportunities within and beyond our school through the East Surrey Learning Partnership and Transformational Bursaries.

Being recognised in this way by the Tes has brought about some big smiles here, and I hope all teachers, pupils and parents can take a moment to enjoy this honour too.”

The panel of awards judges include school leaders, experts and education researchers. The objectivity, professionalism and high standards of the Tes Schools Awards judges and the judging process has helped establish them as a well-respected achievement for any school chosen as a finalist or winner.

Tes editor and chief judge of the Tes Schools Awards Jon Severs said: “With these awards we honour the education community, whom we have served for over 112 years. This year has seen some incredibly high quality entries. So every teacher and school who has been named in this shortlist should be very proud – it’s a fantastic achievement.

“We are looking forward to showcasing, as we do every year, just how vital our education professionals are to every facet of this country. Teachers, leaders and support staff all play such an important role in schools: this is our chance to say thank you for all that they do.”

The Tes Schools Awards Winners will be announced on Friday 23rd June at a gala ceremony at London’s Grosvenor Park Hotel.