The Totteridge Academy

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The Totteridge Academy
Type Academy
Principal Mr Chris Fairbairn (2016-)
Vice/Assistant Principals Ms. J Aitken (Vice principal 2016-), Mr. T Gidaropoulos ( Assistant principal 2016-), Mrs. A Francis (Assistant principal 2014-), Mr. T Knott (Assistant principal 2016-) A full staff list is available to download from the academy's website.
Location Barnet Lane
N20 8AZ
Coordinates: 51°38′22″N 0°11′55″W / 51.6394°N 0.1987°W / 51.6394; -0.1987
DfE number 302/4009
DfE URN 137374 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Website School website

The Totteridge Academy (formerly The Ravenscroft School) is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in Barnet, North London, England.[1]

Previously known as The Ravenscroft School, it was converted to academy status in September 2011 under the new name "The Totteridge Academy". The school has a specialism in technology, with over 500 computers, but remains non-selective as of 2012, and has no catchment area.

The Totteridge Academy has joined United Learning Educational Institution.[2]


The lower years all have Mathematics, English, Science, Art, Citizenship, Drama, Geography, History, ICT, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, PE, RE, D&T.

GCSE students are also offered Business Studies, Health & social care, Media studies, Graphics and Resistant materials.

2014 (and prior): Subjects offered in the 6th form are: Applied Science, Art, Biology, Business Studies, Construction, Drama, English Literature, Geography, Health & Social Care, History, ICT, Mathematics, Media Studies, Physical Education, Product Design, Science, Sociology, Sports Studies (including own Football Academy).

2015 - 2016: Subjects offered in the 6th form are: Level 2 BTECs in: Travel and tourism, Sports and Business studies.

2016: No intake of year 12 students, due to a lack of applicants

2017: In the academic year 2016 to 2017, there are no year 12 or year 13's studying at The Totteridge Academy


The Totteridge Academy has a main bus route '606',[3] which comes from Queensbury Station and runs 6 times a day (3 times from Queensbury to the school between 8:00am and 8:40am, and 3 times going back, between 3:15pm and 3:45pm). It is also a 10-minute walk to High Barnet Station (Northern Line) and the '251' bus route[4] (regular service).

Notable former pupils[edit]


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  3. ^ Matters, Transport for London | Every Journey. "606 bus route". Transport for London. Retrieved 2016-11-14. 
  4. ^ Matters, Transport for London | Every Journey. "251 bus route". Transport for London. Retrieved 2016-11-14. 

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