A BRADFORD school has been announced as a shortlisted nominee for two awards at the acclaimed Times Educational Supplement teaching awards.

Feversham Primary Academy is shortlisted for ‘School of the Year’ and ‘Employer of the Year’ in the awards, which will be held in London on June 22.

The school, part of Academies Enterprise Trust saw its Key Stage 2 results jump by 11 per cent in the past year.

Naveed Idrees, Headteacher said: “We are delighted, thrilled and humbled to be nominated.

"We dedicate the nominations to all those who are passionate about placing music and arts at the heart of school life and see tests as a by-product of a rich and soul-lifting curriculum.”

Julian Drinkall, CEO of AET said: “To be shortlisted for two national awards is an absolute honour, and we are delighted that Feversham has been recognised in this way.

"Under Naveed’s leadership the academy has gone from strength to strength and we are extremely proud of him and his team. The work they are doing is truly inspirational and this recognition is richly deserved.”