It gives me great pleasure to introduce myself as Acting Headteacher of St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School. It is a privilege to have been appointed by the school’s Governors and the Russell Education Trust, our academy sponsor, and entrusted with the job of leading such a fantastic school.
A real strength of the school is the combination of academic success underpinned by a shared ethos based on Greek Orthodox Christian values and an emphasis on nurturing positive relationships for which we were praised in the recent Ofsted: “The religious ethos in the school provides a strong base for the support of pupils’ personal development and welfare”. The school upholds core principles and values of honesty, fairness, forgiveness, compassion, responsibility and trust.
St Andrew the Apostle School is an education community for all based on partnership and respect. It is a strong and vibrant place which recognises the importance and individual needs of every pupil and member of staff. Praise and encouragement are vital in creating a climate of learning and high expectations, supported by teaching of the highest quality.
The aim of the school staff is to provide a dynamic and inclusive educational experience that encourages independent and confident learners. We know that success comes through hard work and strong parental support; it is my intention to constantly strive for this in partnership with the students and their families so that all children make excellent progress in line with our school motto ‘Ever to Excel’.
And students do excel here at St Andrew the Apostle. Our exam results for our Founding year group in 2018 and the results from summer 2019 were excellent. As a staff we are justifiably proud of these results, but we are also extremely proud of the students who we develop here at St Andrew the Apostle.
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