Greenshaw High School

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Greenshaw High School.
Motto ...Be remarkable
Type Academy
Headteacher William Smith[1]
Location Grennell Road
Greater London
Coordinates: 51°12′N 0°06′E / 51.20°N 0.10°E / 51.20; 0.10
DfE number 319/4007
DfE URN 136800 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1600
Gender Co-Educational
Ages 11–18
Houses Red, Blue, Green and Yellow.
Website School website

Greenshaw High School is a coeducational academy of some 1600 pupils [2] situated in Sutton, England. 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 (born 1958) who represented GB at two Summer Olympics. 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.[3] It has a specialism in maths and computing, 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.


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