School vision and values

Our school motto is Ever to Excel.

At St Andrew the Apostle School we will

  • Deliver a broad curriculum that promotes academic excellence and exceptional progress across the ability range
  • Foster a spirit of kindness, tolerance and responsibility which will allow each student to grow in character as an individual and as a community member
  • Allow students to excel in sports, music and the arts
  • Encourage students to progress to higher education
  • Promote a high number of students to study maths, sciences, the classical subjects languages at university

Proud to be first

We are honoured to be the first state-funded Greek Orthodox secondary school in Britain. Anglican, Roman Catholic and other Church schools are very much respected by parents; and we are delighted to join them, making our contribution to the high academic standards and values-based education with which Church schools are associated nationally.

In common with most Church schools, a daily act of collective worship is fundamental to the organisation of St Andrew the Apostle. Assemblies are held for the whole school twice a week and in tutor or year groups on the remaining days. We will actively encourage an understanding and respect for all faiths and our assemblies will draw on the musical and choral traditions of many Christian churches; supporting our students as they develop into respectful and well educated young people.

 

 

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Applying for next year.

Open Mornings - 6th - 17th October (9.15am to 11am)

The morning events will include a short tour of the school when you will see students and teachers in lessons. At the end of the tour you will have an opportunity to meet with the Headteacher and other members of the staff.

Open Evenings - Thursday 2nd and Monday 6th October from 6.30pm.

If you would like the opportunity to talk with staff at greater length and for you and your children to participate in learning activities then please come to our Open Evening. During this event you will be able to walk around the school at your own pace. The Headteacher will also give a short presentation about the school. You can tailor the length of your visit in the evening to suit your own arrangements.

Times: 6.30 - 8.30 pm; Headteacher's talks at 6.45pm and 7.30pm. Read more...

Oct 6th 2014: Hundreds of visitors are sampling life as a student at St Andrew the Apostle School during a series of open events through October. Read more...

Sep 3rd 2014: The new term means a fresh start and a new adventure for St Andrew's. Read More...

Jun 10th 2014: Congratulations to our sister school Becket Keys which has just had it's first Ofsted inspection. Outstanding in all areas!

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