Greenshaw High School
|Headteacher||Nick House |
|Founder||R B Whellock|
|DfE URN||136800 Tables|
|Ofsted||Reports Pre-academy reports|
|Staff||William Smith [Executive Head]|
|Houses||Red, Blue, Green and Yellow.|
The school was opened in the late 1960s as a purpose built Comprehensive School. The first Headmaster was Mr R B Whellock. Famous former pupils include Olympic gymnast Barry Winch, who represented Great Britain at two Summer Olympics, Sam Ardley who appeared as 50 Pence in the first and second series of M I High and Bradley McIntosh of the group S Club 7.
Greenshaw became an academy on 1 June 2011, although it fully retains its character, ethos and appearance. It also has a highly successful and expanding sixth form for students aged 16–18. In 2010-11 students at Greenshaw made most progress in the sixth form compared with all schools in Sutton. It has a specialism in maths, and has also been awarded the Arts Council Silver award, Associate Training School, Investor in People and Healthy School awards.
The school is rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
- "Greenshaw High: Welcome". Retrieved 2010-09-25.
- "Greenshaw High School". BBC News. 15 January 2009.
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