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Upcoming Events
Fri Dec 04, 2015 @09:30 - 10:30
1T Assembly
Fri Dec 04, 2015 @14:15 - 15:00
4F Assembly
Tue Dec 08, 2015 - 23:59
Volleyball Tournament @ S.L.C.
Fri Dec 11, 2015 - 23:59
Early Years & Reception Christmas Performance
Wed Dec 16, 2015 - 23:59
Carol Concert
Wed Dec 23, 2015 - 23:59
Christmas Holidays
Thu Dec 24, 2015 - 23:59
Christmas Holidays
Fri Dec 25, 2015 - 23:59
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Christmas Holidays
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St. Lawrence College


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Latest News

• What a Load of Rubbish

Tuesday 17th November was anything but a waste for the young learners in Year 2 as they embarked on a trip 'to the rubbish' as one so aptly called out in answer to Ms Good's question about their destination during assembly that morning.   Read more...

• More Victories for St Lawrence Sports

The St Lawrence College girls' football and boys' volleyball teams were this week at St Catherine's School, taking place in two hotly contested tournaments between 4 international Athens schools.   Read more...

• Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!

This year's Book Week once again proved to be a great success with children from all classes enjoying the opportunity to browse amongst the books on offer and buy themselves another interesting story to read.   Read more...

• Fire, Fire! Year 1 to the Rescue!

On Thursday 12th November, Year 1 visited the Fire Station at Ellinikon to take a closer look at a fire station and see how the fire fighters there do their job. The staff at the station were extremely helpful and friendly towards the children, engaging them in conversations about the equipment and explaining what their job entails.   Read more...

• Remembrance Day

At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 the Great War officially came to an end. The children of our school this year once again wore their poppies from the British Legion with pride, and they took part in a solemn minute's silence during the school day.  Read more...

• Compassion is the Name of the Game

On Friday 6th November, Ms Veroutsos' Year 3 class held the first assembly of the year in Key Stage 2. The theme was 'Compassion' and the children made us all take a look at how we act towards others, particularly when we are here at school. The need for kindness and consideration should be a priority in life, but can be all too easily forgotten in our busy, action-filled days.  Read more...

• St Lawrence Showcases Rugby Skills

On Saturday 14th November, students from St Lawrence College were invited by the British Embassy to a Rugby event held at Haidari Football Stadium in Athens. The event included a mini-tournament, training and an opportunity to watch a demonstration by the Greek Rugby Team.  Read more...

• Early Years Baking Day

Every year, Baking Day in Early Years marks the onset of Christmas festivities at St. Lawrence College. Children in the Foundation stage classes and Reception enthusiastically engaged in a day of baking and decorating delicious Christmas cookies. Read more...

• Seas of Hope

The Turtle Rescue Centre in Glyfada is a place where help is given to the threatened species of turtles which so perilously share our seas. Year 5 took a trip there on Tuesday 3rd November in order to see for themselves the excellent work that is carried out day after day through the summer and winter with the sole aim of helping these majestic creatures Read more...

• Early Years visit Keratea Cultural Park

On Friday 6th November, a beautiful autumn day, the Early Years classes visited the Cultural Park in Keratea.
They eagerly participated in collecting olives, using traditional methods. Read more...

• A Busy Week for Sports

Monday 2nd and Monday 9th November saw St Lawrence College compete in 4 separate sports tournaments. All 6 international schools of Athens participated in the tournaments, making for some exciting and tightly fought matches. Read more...

• Senior School Celebrate Οχι Day

On Wednesday 28th October, the Greek national day was celebrated with pride in St Lawrence College. The day commemorates the rejection, during the Second World War of an ultimatum made by Benito Mussolini to allow Axis forces to enter Greece. Read more...

• F.S. 1 Trip to Perivoli

On Wednesday 21st October the Foundation Stage One and Foundation Stage Two visited the Urban Farm (Perivoli) in Vari and participated in a nature walk. Read more...

• Girls Volleyball Team Triumphs

This week our girls' over 16 volleyball team competed in an interschool tournament at St. Catherine's School. 6 schools participated in the tournament -  St Catherine's, ACS, ISA, Campion, Byron College and St Lawrence College). Our school won 1st place beating each school 2-0 Read more...

• SLC watches Hamlet, National Theatre Live

This year sees an exciting new development in the English Department. St. Lawrence College will now be arranging evenings at the theatre to enjoy the innovative National Theatre Live, where the best of British theatre is streamed live from the London stage to our very own Megaron, here in Athens. Read more...

• Magna Carta on Display

Magna Carta has arrived at St. Lawrence College! As part of a world tour celebrating 800 years since the original document was signed, this exact facsimile of the original Magna Carta is on display at the entrance of the senior school accompanied by pupils' work and information displays produced by The British Library.  Read more...

• F.S. 2 Trip to Keratea

On Friday October 2nd, Foundation stage two had a delightful educational experience at the ‘Cultural Park’ In Keratea. They actively participated in the harvesting and treading of grapes which was followed by a child friendly explanation and demonstration of fermentation and finally the bottling of wine.  Read more...

• Magna Carta to arrive at SLC

On Monday 12th October a facsimile copy of Magna Carta will arrive at St. Lawrence College as part of its world tour to mark the 800-year anniversary of this celebrated document, so central to the history of Britain.  Read more...

• Model Diplomacy at the M.U.N

Over the weekend of 3rd/4th October ten St. Lawrence College pupils from years 10 and 11 took part in the 3rd Junior Campion School M.U.N. (Model United Nations). The tradition of our school's participation  in M.U.N. events continues, with younger pupils showing great interest and enthusiasm in their attendance.   Read more...

• A Record Number “Race for the Cure”

On Sunday 28th September the annual ‘Race for the Cure’ event was held in central Athens and once again pupils, parents and staff from St. Lawrence College showed themselves to be very willing to contribute in every sense to this fun, yet extremely important day. The ‘Race for the Cure’ event seeks to raise finance and awareness for the battle against breast cancer.  Read more...

• SLC helps refugees through TaxiBeat

The appeal for help only went out a few days ago, but SLC staff, pupils and their families have responded to an extraordinary degree and have ensured the delivery of a huge amount of desperately needed supplies to a refugee distribution centre here in Athens. From that point, those supplies will now be sent on their way to refugees throughout a number of Greek islands. Read more...

• Sixth Form Investigate Zakynthos

Seven Upper Sixth Biologists and nine Lower Sixth Geographers went to Zakynthos over the weekend with Mr Macklin, Ms Koutakis and Ms Walters. The Biologists spent the first two days carrying out studies on a rocky shore and on rocky reefs in the sea while the Geographers carried out a coastal erosion study on Argassi beach. Read more...

• Oxford University Representatives Visit St. Lawrence College

Recently, St. Lawrence College was visited by two representatives from Oxford University who came to talk to members of the Lower and Upper Sixth about university applications, courses and what to expect in an interview. Read more...

• Year 7, 8 and 9 Equipment List

If your child is starting in Year 7, 8 or 9 you can find out the basic equipment required for each subject by simply clicking on the following links

Year 7 Equipment List

Year 8 Equipment List

Year 9 Equipment List


The anxious wait is over and those pupils who took public examinations at the end of the school year have got their results! Pupils finishing Year 11 took IGCSEs, and older pupils took AS-Levels and A-Levels. For those finishing school, the A-Levels dictate whether they will progress to university so naturally the wait has had heightened importance. Read more...