School profile

Saracens High School

Saracens High School is a free school that opened in 2018 and will be full in September 2024.
With strong ties to the wider Saracens organisation, we base all we do on the values Discipline, Hard Work, Honesty, and Humility, and our approach focuses on character development and making memories, as much as outstanding academic attainment. We aim to develop aspirational life-long learners, who will thrive in their chosen career path, embracing our values, and demonstrating a strong moral purpose and a desire to make a positive contribution to society and their local community. (Hear Paul Dix speak about Saracens High School here Our first cohort of pupils who sat GCSEs last summer achieved excellent outcomes, including a contextual value-added score placing us in the top 2% in the country, with no pupil premium gap (60% of pupils were pupil premium).

We serve a wonderfully diverse community in the Colindale area of North London, which also has exceptional transport links with the Northern Line (Colindale) and mainline trains (Mill Hill Broadway), and easy access to main commute routes (M1, A1, A41).

About our school experience


Experiencing the culture of the school
Observing lessons and different teaching styles
Interacting with staff and pupils
Seeing how specific subjects are taught
Learning more about the teacher training process

Start and finish times
08.00 to 15.00 - Flexible

We are happy to accommodate requests

Dress code

Business dress

Teacher training

We have supported colleagues to qualify through all possible route, whether that is PGCE, school direct, or apprenticeship.
We work with a range of providers and find the best option for each prospective colleague.
Our in house training is organised an lead by our Assistant Principal who used to train teachers with TeachFirst

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

We can offer school experience days throughout the year on any school day.

School experience type
In school


Corner Mead, London, NW9 4AS
Map showing Saracens High School

Yes - on site parking provided

We have a staff car park with EV charging available for staff

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Corner Mead, London, NW9 4AS
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Health and social care
  • Maths
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Physics with maths
  • Psychology
  • Religious education
  • Social sciences
  • Spanish