Greenshaw High School

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Greenshaw High School.
Motto ...Be remarkable
Established late 1960's
Type Academy
Headteacher Nick House [1]
Founder R B Whellock
Location Grennell Road
Sutton
Greater London
SM1 3DY
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
Staff William Smith [Executive Head]
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, 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.[3] 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.


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