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Nominations are now open for the Independent Schools of the Year 2024 Awards!

By Annabelle Lee | 14 Mar 2024

We are delighted to announce that for the awards open today, Thursday 14 March.

, brought to you by the team at Independent School Parent magazine, are recognised as the leading awards campaign for the UK and overseas independent schools鈥 sector, resulting in a surge of new enquiries to schools from prospective parents. As with last year鈥檚 awards campaign, the focus for 2024 is to celebrate the demonstrated benefits of an independent-school education and showcase the student experience.

With a general election in the forthcoming months 鈥 and when the role, purpose and value of the sector has been and is continuously under debate in certain quarters 鈥 we believe that the 2024 awards provide the ideal platform for schools to celebrate and promote everything they鈥檙e achieving in the many and varied areas of school life. Every school makes a difference to the lives of young people, and empowers them to make the very most of their experience in school and in life beyond it.

This year, two new award categories are being introduced: the first is to acknowledge how wide-ranging the use of education technology 鈥 or EdTech 鈥 has become in our schools: from Google Classroom to live-video streaming and online collaboration spaces and tools, it鈥檚 a vital part of a school鈥檚 education programme and all in aid of enhancing the learning experience.

贰苍迟颈迟濒别诲听Independent School of the Year for Best Use of Education Technology, the judges are hugely looking forward to hearing about how education technology is enhancing the student experience in your school.

The second new category is the school travel award for聽The Best School Trip of the Year聽and looks at the wide-ranging destinations that schools and their students visit and which aim to enhance and bring curriculums to life.

Above: Eaton Square Prep School, London.

The awards are free to enter for every independent school that鈥檚 a member of the Independent Schools Council. The 2024 awards judging panel is comprised of leading headteachers including Gavin Horgan, Head of Millfield School in Somerset and membership association heads, such as Julie Robinson, CEO of the Independent Schools Council. The panel also comprises leading educationalists and is chaired by Dr Helen Wright, an international education advisor and former Vice-Chair of the ISC.

Please visit the聽聽for a full list of this year鈥檚 categories.

So, send us your entries and make sure your school is part of independent school education鈥檚 story of excellence:聽

Take a look at last year鈥檚 Independent Schools of the Year winners聽.