The school’s purpose is to develop students to be life-long learners who excel academically and to develop the whole person by building their character. Part of how we achieve the latter is to offer a wide range of opportunities outside of the classroom, also known as extra-curricular activities. We are passionate about allowing students space and time to explore their talents or pursue new interests, and many of our staff give up their spare time to engage the students outside of classroom hours.
East Barnet School students gain personal responsibility be enrolling in clubs and teams, grow in self-confidence by performing in school shows or in the orchestra, become self-dependant by participating in school trips both home and abroad, and this is just a taste of what is in store. We hope you will join us in encouraging your child to take advantage of everything that is offered to them, to make their EBS years the best yet!
A huge range of clubs are available for free to students and change termly:
East Barnet School offers a huge range of UK and foreign trips from Year 7 up to the Sixth Form including, but not limited to:
Our most recent whole-school productions:
Our most recent upper-school productions:
Examples of our music concerts:
The East Barnet School In-Residence Programme is a unique opportunity for students to work with professionals in a field that may be of interest to them. The best part of the programme is that students do not have to leave school to take part; the in-residence programme is run at school.
Students are able to attend different clubs at lunchtime and after school to work closely with our professionals. They produce their own work and are mentored and steered in the right direction, whilst allowing students to be creative in ways that extend beyond the classroom.
At the time of her placement, Helen was the Acting Coach at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Her performance roles have included Les Misérables and Singin’ in the Rain. The workshops ran by Helen provided the opportunity for students to develop confidence, enhance their performance and simply have fun!
At the time of his placement, Gordon Warnecke was a Barnet resident and former chairperson of the EBS PTA when his son attended as a student. He is a trained actor and has worked extensively in theatre, film and television, most notably playing the co-lead with Daniel Day-Lewis in the film My Beautiful Laundrette. Television roles have included EastEnders, Brookside and Only Fools And Horses. In theatre, he has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and had a successful tour of the show Monkey Bars which was seen by some EBS students.
Our Open Evening will be on Monday 2nd October 6:00pm - 8:30pm. Sign up to get early information on what will be happening, plus, ask us a question - we are going to try and answer some at the speeches!