A school in Ascot has been named amongst the best in the country as it is shortlisted for two awards.

It comes as The best schools and teachers across the country have been shortlisted in this year’s Tes Schools Awards 2024.

LVS Ascot has been recognised twice amongst other top-performing schools in the country.

The online products and services education provider has named LVS Ascots in its shortlisting of Best Use of Technology and Teaching Assistant of the Year.

The Tes Schools Awards, which have been dubbed the ‘Oscars of education’, celebrate the best of education across the UK, including teachers and schools from early years settings through to secondary school.

James McNaughton, Head of Digital Transformation at LVS Ascot said: “We are so pleased to be shortlisted for this award.

"It represents the hard work and genuine interest of our staff to embrace technology to improve our pupil’s educational experience.

"We believe a Blended Learning approach to education gives students the range of skills they require for their bright futures and the opportunity to immerse themselves in the digital world.” 

Teaching Assistant Dawn Worcester has been named in the running for the Teaching Assistant of the Year Award - up against just eight other people in the category.

Dawn Worcester said: “Being nominated for Teaching Assistant of the Year means a great deal to me.

"My role is extremely rewarding, the connections we make in the classroom are incredibly special, and I’m beyond grateful to be a part of their learning journey.

"To be recognised for something I love doing is an award in itself, but to be a finalist is incredible.

"Thank you to my manager, Marie Ash, and LVS Ascot for nominating me, and to our lovely Neurodiversity team for supporting me.” 

The shortlist was compiled by a panel of expert judges, including school leaders and experts. The schools and teachers they chose showcase the best of education across the sector within 21 award categories, covering all areas of school education. 

Jon Severs, Editor of Tes Magazine said: “Congratulations to all the shortlisted entries – the standard was so high this year despite the challenges schools face. It is critical we celebrate excellence and share it widely so we can ensure that the fantastic work happening in education is properly recognised.” 

Winners will be announced on June 21 at a glittering gala awards night at the Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, in London.

Neighbouring school St George’s School Windsor Castle has also been shortlisted in the awards for Independent Prep School of the Year and Pupil Mental Health Initiative of the Year.