Reception: 01235 520173

Admissions: 01235 530593

Executive Assistant to the Headmistress: 01235 546502

Bursary: 01235 520657

Communications Office: 01235 546541

Joint Bus Service Co-ordinator: 01235 546565

St Helen and St Katharine, Faringdon Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1BE

How to find us

Weekly Mailing

Michaelmas term 2018
 

16 November 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Invitation to Years 5 and 6 – Christingle Service
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – St Kate’s Day arrangements
Invitation to Years 7 and 8 – Christingle Service
Cast of Years 7 and 8 Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Years 7 and 8 food and nutrition students – Practical lessons 
Letter to Year 9 food and nutrition students – Practical lessons
Invitation to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Model United Nations Conference
Letter to Years 10 and 11 computer science and coding students – National Museum of Computing trip
Cast of Year 11 senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule 
Invitation to Lower Sixth – Presentation of I/GCSE Certificates
Letter to Lower Sixth geography students – Field trip to Dorset
Invitation to Sixth Form – Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
Letter to Sixth Form computer science and coding students – National Museum of Computing trip
Cast of Sixth Form senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Sixth Form – Model United Nations Conference
Letter to Sixth Form French students – A-level study day at BFI Southbank, London

9 November 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Years 5 and 6 students performing in the gym and dance show, Once Upon a Time
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Junior Department residential to the Isle of Wight
Letter to Year 7 – Tutor and Parents Meeting
Cast of Years 7 and 8 Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 7 students performing in the gym and dance show, Once Upon a Time
Letter to Year 8 – Gym and dance show Once Upon a Time
Letter to Year 9 – Empathy Action Experience Letter to Year 9 – Morrisby
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 students performing in the gym and dance show, Once Upon a Time
Cast of Years 9 and 10 production Daisy Pulls It Off – Rehearsal schedule
Cast of Years 9 and 10 production Daisy Pulls It Off – Sunday rehearsals
Letter to Year 11 history students signed up for the Berlin trip – Flight information
Cast of Year 11 senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 11 mathematic students – CGP Edexcel I/GCSE revision books
Letter to Lower Sixth mathematics students – CPG Edexcel A-level revision books
Letter to Sixth Form students performing in the gym and dance show, Once Upon a Time
Cast of Sixth Form senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule

2 November 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Exploring Christianity sessions
Parents involved in the Joint Choral Society Concert – Arrangements
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Lower School Joint Social
Cast of Years 7 and 8 Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 8 students signed up for the ski trip to La Molina – Information request
Cast of Middle School production Daisy Pulls It Off – Rehearsals and information
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 students involved in the Joint Choral Society Concert – Arrangements
Letter to Year 10 participants in the ski trip to La Molina – Information request
Cast of Year 11 senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Lower Sixth A-level Chemistry students – Live lectures
Letter to Lower Sixth A-level Physics students – Live lectures
Letter to Lower Sixth – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Lower Sixth – Nasio Trust volunteering opportunity in Kenya
Cast of Sixth Form senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Sixth Form students involved in the Joint Choral Society Concert – Arrangements

12 October 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 7 – Visit to Bhaktivedanta Manor
Letter to Year 7 music scholars – Harry the Piano workshop
Cast of Years 7 and 8 Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 Chapel Choir – Evensong at St Peter's College Cast of Years 9 and 10 Middle School production Daisy Pulls It Off – Rehearsal schedule (change of day)
Letter to Years 9, 10, 11 music scholars and Year 10 GCSE Music students – Harry the Piano workshop
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 members of the Modern United Nations Society – MUN Conference
Letter to Year 11 GCSE PE students – GCSE Physical Education video consent for examinations
Cast of Year 11 senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 11 English students who attend the Literary Society – Joint Literary Society Dinner  
Letter to Lower Sixth mathematics students – Maths in Action lectures
Letter to Upper Sixth A-level PE students – A-level Physical Education video consent for examinations
Cast of Sixth Form senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Sixth Form Chapel Choir – Evensong at St Peter’s College
Letter to Sixth Form A-level English students, A-level Theatre Studies students and students who attend the Literary Society – Joint Literary Society Dinner
Letter to Sixth Form music scholars and Lower Sixth A-level Music students – Harry the Piano workshop
Letter to members of the Modern United Nations Society – MUN Conference

 5 October 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 6 – Visit to Warner Bros Studios
Letter to Year 7 – Kilve Court
Years 7 and 8 – Notes from the Sports Information Evening
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 8 – Art and science trips
Year 9 – Notes from the Sports Information Evening
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – USA universities sports scholarship talk
Letter to Year 10 Young Enterprise students – Company Skills Seminar at Abingdon School
Letter to Year 10 French I/GCSE students – French Exchange 2018–19 Letter to Year 10 – Parents’ Meeting
Years 10 and 11 DofE students – Invitation to DofE Certificate Presentation Evening
Letter to Year 11 – Public examination contingency date 2019
Letter to Year 11 U16 netball players – Netball dresses
Form Letter to Lower Sixth – USA universities sports scholarship talk
Letter to Upper Sixth – Public examination contingency date 2019
Letter to Upper Sixth – Radley Conference
Letter to Sixth Form RPE students signed up to the A-level Religious Studies conference
Letter to Sixth Form senior netball players – Netball dresses
Sixth Form DofE students – Invitation to DofE Certificate Presentation Evening 


28 September 2018

Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter from the Bursar regarding insurances
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Maths-Whizz 
Letter to Year 8 – Going Beyond homework week
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule (update) Letter to Years 9 and 10 students – Visiting production performing Jane Eyre
Cast of Years 9 and 10 Daisy Pulls it Off production – Rehearsal schedule Letter to Year 10 – Non-examined assessment for Year 10
Letter to Years 10 and 11 Classics and RPE students attending the trip to Greece – Final details
Letter to Year 11 students – Trip to the Watermill Theatre and visiting performance of Jane Eyre
Cast of Year 11 Government Inspector production – Rehearsal schedule Letter to Year 11 – Non-examined assessment for Year 11 
Letter to Lower Sixth EPQ students – Presentation Evening
Letter to Upper Sixth EPQ students – Presentation Evening
Letter to Upper Sixth – Parents’ Meeting
Cast of Sixth Form Government Inspector production – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Sixth Form Classics and RPE students attending the trip to Greece – Final details

21 September 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Drop off and collection at St Helen and St Katharine - guidance to parents
British Schools' Modern Biathlon Qualification Competition
Letter to Year 5 – Visit to Pitt Rivers Museum
Letter to Year 5 – Author event at the Henley Literary Festival
Letter to Year 6 – Parents’ Meeting
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 8 – Information Evening
Letter to Year 9 – Science essay competition
Letter to Year 9 music students – Visit to the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford Letter to Year 9 Latin students – Trip to Bath
Letter to Year 9 – Trip to the Battlefields
Letter to Year 10 – Maths in Action lectures
Letter to Year 10 – The year ahead
Letter to Year 11 – Sixth Form A-level Options Open Evening
Cast of Year 11 senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Lower Sixth biology students – Field trip to Orielton
Letter to Lower Sixth – Residential visit to PGL Liddington
Letter to Sixth Form psychology students – Lectures at Warwick University
Cast of Sixth Form senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule

14 September 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Arrangements for Open day and early closure on Friday 28 September (repeat)
Harvest Festival 2018
Letter to Year 5 – PG rated film in English
Letter to Year 5 – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Year 5 – Curriculum plan 2018–19
Letter to Year 6 – Curriculum plan 2018–19
Letter to Year 6 – Joint schools’ author event
Letter to Year 6 – Oxford Castle Unlocked Lower School
Letter to Year 7 – At Home
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Recommended supplementary resources for language learning  
Letter to Year 9 – DofE Bronze Award enrolment
Letter to Year 9 – The year ahead and Year 9 homework timetable
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Recommended supplementary resources for language learning
Letter to Year 10 – DofE in Year 10
Letter to Year 10 geography students – Field trip to Snowdonia
Letter to Year 10 art and ceramic students – 3DD art trip to Cotswold Falconry
Letter to Years 10 and 11 GCSE geography students – Geography Review and Wideworld Magazines
Letter to Years 10 and 11 drama students – Visit to FUP at the Warwick Arts Centre
Letter to Years 10 and 11 drama students – Visit to An Inspector Calls at Cheltenham
Letter to Years 10 and 11 Classics and RPE students attending the Greek trip – Meeting
Letter to Year 11 – Geography field trip to Iceland
Letter to Year 11 – DofE in Year 11
Letter to Year 11 – The year ahead
Letter to Year 11 German exchange students – Itinerary October 2018
Letter to Year 11 Spanish exchange students – Itinerary October 2018 and Code of Conduct
 Letter to Lower Sixth – Information from the Lower Sixth Welcome Evening
Letter to Lower Sixth – Geography field trip to Iceland
Letter to Lower Sixth drama students – Visit to FUP at the Warwick Arts Centre
Letter to Sixth Form A-level geography students – Geography Review and Wideworld Magazines
Letter to Sixth Form DofE participants – DofE during Sixth Form
Letter to Sixth Form MFL students – Supplementary reading resources for language learning
Letter to Sixth Form Classics and RPE students attending the Greek trip – Meeting 

7 September 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter from the Headmistress
Arrangements for Open day and early closure on Friday 28 September Beyond planner – Michaelmas term
Sports website information
PE tennis trip to the Algarve, Portugal Junior Department
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Junior Parent Welcome Evening (new parents) Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Junior Parent Welcome Evening (existing parents) Lower School Letter to Year 7 – Parent Welcome Evening
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Sports information evening
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) club
Letter to Year 8 – Latin trip to Fishbourne and Butser  
Letter to Year 9 – Parent Welcome Evening
Letter to Year 9 – Sports information evening
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 Greek students – Greek play trip
Letter to Year 10 – Thriving in Year 10 and Beyond
Letter to Year 10 – Casio calculators for all students in Year 10
Letter to Years 10 and 11 – GCSE drama video and photography consent for examinations
Letter to Year 10 – Art trip to Museum of History of Science Sixth Form Letter to Lower Sixth – Parent Welcome Evening
Letter to Lower Sixth geography students – Oxford urban field work day Letter to Lower Sixth mathematics students – Graphical calculators
Letter to Sixth Form Modern Foreign Language students – MFL Society Cultural Evening
Letter to Sixth Form drama and theatre students – A-level drama and theatre studies video and photography consent for examinations
Letter to Sixth Form Greek students – Greek play trip


 
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