St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School
Barnet, United Kingdom
About St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School
St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School is a mixed, Greek orthodox secondary free school and sixth form for pupils aged 11-19. It is located in Barnet, north London, and has the capacity to take about 1,050 pupils.
The school - the first Greek orthodox state-funded secondary in Britain - was established in 2013 jointly by the Russell Education Trust, the Greek Orthodox Church and the Classical Education Trust.
Values and vision
The St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School’s motto is: “Ever to Excel.” The school aspires to deliver a broad curriculum that promotes both exceptional progress across the ability range and academic excellence
The school aims to foster a spirit of kindness, tolerance and responsibility, which it hopes will enable each student to grow in character as an individual and as a member of their community. The school seeks to help students to excel in sports, music and the arts, and encourages them to progress into higher education.
It also aims to help a high number of students to study maths, sciences, the classical subjects languages at university.
“The thoughtful, insightful and effective leadership of the headteacher leads to a common, shared vision for excellence, which is underpinned by the religious character and values of the school.”
“The school takes all practicable steps to ensure the safety of students and helps them to understand and deal with risks. Students are adamant that they feel perfectly safe in the care of the school.”