Byron College welcomes pupils of all nationalities and ethnic and religious backgrounds into its community regardless of whether they are permanent residents of Greece or are the children of parents working in Greece on a temporary basis.
All pupils attending Byron College, regardless of gender, are treated equally.
Parents or guardians contact the School secretary, either by e-mail or telephone, to book an appointment with the Head of Admissions. It is also possible for an initial interview to take place through Skype. Previous school reports are requested at this stage and should be sent to the school prior to the interview or Skype call.
1. Preliminary Interview
Both parent/guardian and prospective pupils are expected to attend the preliminary interview. The Head of Admissions explains all areas of school life including our philosophy and expectations during this interview and answer any questions. This is followed by a tour of the school premises and a further meeting with the school Operations Administrator to discuss the admissions procedure, fees and transport requirements.
The parents/ guardians of pupils wishing to join Byron College at EYFS or Primary school level are notified by e-mail if their application has been successful or not soon after the above process has been completed.
Pupils applying for the Secondary school are expected to sit the Mathematics and English entrance tests as soon as possible after the interview a date for which is arranged with the school secretary. Parents/ guardians are notified by e-mail as to whether their application has been successful or not on completion of these tests.
Once a pupil has been accepted it is possible to arrange a taster day at the school.
2. Completion of the Application
On acceptance the following documentation is required to be submitted to the Operations Administrator:
- Completed and signed Application form
- Medical form (annual)
- Parent Consent form for Offsite Activities/ Trips (annual)
- Fee Agreement form (annual)
- Registration Fee to be paid in full
- Two passport size photographs of pupil
- Photocopy of the pupil’s passport
- Pupil’s valid Residence Permit
- Photocopy of parent/ guardian passport(s)