INZIEVAR Primary School's Alexis Perkins has proved to be top class after her selection as a finalist for the Teacher of the Year award.

And Dalgety Bay Primary School has been shortlisted for the Employability Across Learning prize at the Scottish Education Awards 2017.

They'll find out if they've won at a ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow on Wednesday June 7.

There are 17 categories in this year's awards with Kirsty Luke, from Rimbleton PS in Glenrothes, also up for the teacher of the year title and Kirkton of Largo PS contesting the Learning Through Technology award.

Carrie Lindsay, the executive director for education and children's services at Fife Council, said: “In Fife we are passionate about encouraging pupils to learn and reach their full potential both in school and out into the world of work.

“We have a number of initiatives in place to ensure that learning in our schools is of the highest quality and that our teachers creatively engage with the pupils.

“Being shortlisted for four awards is testimony to the great work that is going on throughout the Kingdom and I would like to congratulate all our teachers, parents and pupils.”

The Scottish Education Awards recognise and reward the people who dedicate their lives to children and young people and showcase the valuable work and innovation happening in classrooms across the country.

There are also categories which recognise and reward the dedication of teachers, head teachers and support staff across Scotland.