St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School

Barnet, United Kingdom

Location: Barnet, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 19 years

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.


Robert Ahearne

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.”

View St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: Building 5, North London Business Park, Barnet, London, N11 1BF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 3195 5444