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Whitgift awarded title of Independent Boys' School of the Year 2020

Independent Boys' School of the Year 2020

Press Release: Whitgift is delighted to have been awarded the title of Independent Boys’ School of the Year 2020 at the Independent School of the Year Awards Ceremony.

The school qualified as a finalist in early September 2020, after being shortlisted in July. When announcing the award, Jim Massey added it was “a compelling entry that radiated the school’s inclusive and collaborative values in the context of an all boys’ school.”

Headmaster Chris Ramsey said, “We are delighted to have been awarded the title of Independent Boys’ School of the Year 2020. We were amongst some exceptionally worthy finalists and are humbled that the judging panel selected us. This is a wonderful acknowledgement of the inspiring work of everyone, from the students and staff who make our school what it is, to our hugely supportive parents and alumni.”

The awards scheme is run by the Independent School Parent portfolio of magazines and celebrates the success stories of schools and their students across the independent education sector in the UK.

The judging panel was chaired by Dr Helen Wright, international education adviser and past Vice Chair of the ISC, supported by a panel of judges which included leading Head Teachers and representatives of several professional associations.

The announcment of Whitgift as the winner in this category can be watched in full here.

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Independent Boys School of the Year 2020

Media contact:
Hina Ghumra – Director of Marketing and Communications
E: h.ghumra@whitgift.co.uk
+44 (0)20  8688 9222

Notes to editors:
About Whitgift: Whitgift is an independent day and boarding school for 10-18 year old boys and is located in South London. The School was established in 1596 by John Whitgift, then Archbishop of Canterbury. It is part of John Whitgift Foundation who have a charitable commitment to provide education for the young and care for the elderly in the Borough of Croydon. For more information visit: www.whitgift.co.uk

Independent Boys' School of the Year 2020