Anglo European School

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Anglo European School
Motto 'Making a World of difference'
Established 1973
Type Academy/International School
Headteachers Mrs Jody Gee and Mr David Barrs
Location Willow Green
Coordinates: 51°40′23″N 0°23′11″E / 51.67314°N 0.38640°E / 51.67314; 0.38640
DfE number 881/5442
DfE URN 137727 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1306
Gender Co-educational
Ages 11–19

Anglo European School is a self-governing, co-educational international academy school situated in Ingatestone, Essex. It is a school for boys and girls of all abilities, with 1,306 students aged 11 to 19. It was the first state school in Britain to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma and the first to become a Language College. The school offers opportunities to travel abroad, often on exchanges and learn many languages such as French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Italian, Chinese and Latin. The school became an academy in 2011, but still has languages as a specialism.

David Barrs and Jill Martin took over as headteachers of Anglo European School following the death of Bob Reed, who was headteacher at the time. They were officially appointed in 2006.[1] There are two headteachers, Jody Gee[1] and David Barrs, who run the school together. David Barrs teaches Geography and Jody Gee teaches English.

The school uses the twelve star European Flag as its crest and uses the phrase Making a World of difference as a motto. It is common to hear the school and its students and staff referred to as The Anglo Family.[2][3]


In the school (excluding the Sixth Form) there are eight houses which make up the forms in each year group with the following names:

Sixth form[edit]

In the sixth form students are sorted in to different houses from those in the lower school.

School blocks[edit]

  • A Block - for English and Modern Languages
  • B Block - for Music, Art and Technologies
  • C Block - for Humanities and Technologies
  • D Block - for Modern Languages
  • E Block - for Sixth Form
  • L Block - for Modern Languages
  • M Block - for Maths and Sciences
  • S Block - for Sciences and Modern Languages

Notable former pupils[edit]

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