Outstanding Progress - Independent School

2016 Outstanding Progress - Independent School winner - St. Joseph's College, Reading

Presented to the UK Independent school that has made outstanding progress in the management of its facilities, finances and human resources and can demonstrate an increase in the educational performance of the school.

2016 Winner
St. Joseph's College, Reading

St Joseph’s College was awarded the ‘Independent School of the Year’ award at the 2015 TES Independent School Awards. With the plan of reducing fees and increasing investment, the college has seen pupil numbers rise and was recognised for an ‘outstanding initiative’ and a ‘strong vision’. Significant investment is paying dividends, with the school labelled an example to the rest of the sector.

Commended
Bromley High School, Kent
Shrewsbury High School, Shropshire
Epsom College, Surrey
Wolverhampton Grammar School


2015 Winner
Royal Grammar School, Newcastle

Respected throughout the country, pupils at the Royal Grammar School sit the International GCSE before the opportunity to join one of the largest sixth forms in the independent sector.  Spectacular achievements in sport and and performing arts are backed up by solid progress in examinations since becoming fully co-educational in 2008.

Commended
Brighton College, East Sussex
Bromley High School, Kent
Kilgraston School, Perthshire
Wellington College, Berkshire