Cardinal Pole Catholic School Shortlisted Once Again for TES Awards 2024

Cardinal Pole Catholic School proudly announces its nomination for the Tes Schools Awards 2024, marking its second consecutive shortlisting and reinforcing its status as a top-tier educational institution. The school has been honoured in the Secondary School of the Year category, a recognition of its persistent dedication to the SOAR values of Service, Opportunity, Aspiration, and Reward.

Mr Adam Hall, the Headteacher, expressed his appreciation for the accolade, stating, “We were blown away to be shortlisted for a second consecutive year. This is a massive achievement and is testament to the continued hard work and dedication of our students, staff, and wider school community.”

The Tes Schools Awards, also known as the ‘Oscars of education’, recognise and celebrate the best in UK schooling, lauding innovation, commitment, and exemplary achievement within the educational sector. The inclusion of Cardinal Pole on the shortlist highlights its commitment to offering an exceptional learning atmosphere where students excel academically, socially, and personally. Selected by an experienced panel of judges comprised of school leaders and educational experts, the shortlisted entities are emblematic of the highest standards of educational excellence across various categories from early years to secondary levels.

The Tes Schools Awards winners for 2024 will be revealed at a prestigious ceremony scheduled for June 21 at the Grosvenor Hotel on Park Lane in London. This event is a celebration of outstanding educational achievements and serves as an inspiration for educational excellence and innovation. Head student Oyin commented, “We’re so proud to be student leaders at Cardinal Pole! To be shortlisted for Secondary School of the Year is an amazing reward for the hard work that everyone has put into our community over the years. Personally, I feel incredibly lucky to have joined the school in Year 7, and to have grown each year into the person I am today.”

Cardinal Pole Catholic School remains committed to its mission of fostering, challenging, and equipping students to thrive in a constantly evolving global environment.

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