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

Lent Term 2018

29 March 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter from the Headmistress
Junior Department Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Visit to Oxford University Botanical Garden
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Junior Trinity term lacrosse club
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Meeting regarding the Stratford residential visit
Letter to Year 6 – Milton Keynes Safety Centre (Hazard Alley) visit
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Sailing at Farmoor reservoir in Trinity term
Letter to Year 8 indoor rowing club – Outdoor rowing beginners’ course
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 students studying Latin, Greek or RPE in 2018/19 – Trip to Greece
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Sailing at Farmoor reservoir in Trinity term
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Sports Dinner 2018
Letter to Year 10 geography students – Final Snowdonia trip details
Letter to Year 10 – Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award practice expedition
Letter to Year 11 – Revision advice and 2018 arrangements for I/GCSE examinations
Letter to Year 11 –  Personal development and year group bonding residential visit in 2018/19
Letter to Lower Sixth students studying Latin, Greek or RPE in 2018/19 – Trip to Greece
Letter to Sixth Form – Sailing at Farmoor reservoir Trinity term
Letter to Sixth Form – Sports Dinner 2018
Letter to Sixth Form from the Parents’ Association – Volunteering Award and Application Form

23 March 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Years 5 and 6 cast of The Tempest – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Years 7 and 8 cast of Hetty Feather – Rehearsals and performances, rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 10 – Psychometric testing
Letter to Year 10 French Exchange students – Information and itinerary
Letter to Year 11 students taking art A-level, French or Arabic 2018/19 – Sixth Form visit to Paris
Letter to Year 11 students on the USA lacrosse tour – Update and final information
Letter to Lower Sixth students taking art A-level, French or Arabic 2018/19 – Sixth Form visit to Paris
Letter to Sixth Form Spanish students – Joint Spanish symposium
Letter to Sixth Form students on the USA lacrosse tour – Update and final information

16 March 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 8 – Challenge day
Letter to Year 9 – Chinese Exchange
Letter to Year 10 – Examinations and timetable
Letter to Mrs Brudenell’s Year 10 physics group – Research study
Letter to Lower Sixth English and French students, and members of MFL Society and Literary Society – Theatre visit to Pericles
Letter to Sixth Form – Maths Society showing of recorded lecture ‘Maths v Disease’
Invitation to Sixth Form – Summer ‘Carnival’ Ball

9 March 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
All parents – School Health Centre
Letter to Year 6 – Year 7 form groups (academic year 2018/19)
Letter to Year 7 – Carnegie Shadowing Scheme
Letter to Year 7/8 cast of Cause and Effects – Rehearsals and performances
Letter to Year 9 – Digital detox
Letter to Year 10 French students – French exchange
Letter to Year 10 German students – German exchange
Letter to Year 10 Spanish students – Spanish exchange (academic year 2018/19) 
Letter to Years 10 and 11 – Gala Music Dinner
Letter to Years 10 and 11 – Careers Convention, programme and preparation sheet
Letter to Year 11 – Macbeth revision sessions with Creation Theatre Company
Letter to Lower Sixth biology students – Field trip to Orielton FSC Centre
Letter to Lower Sixth English students – Steinbeck and Fitzgerald lecture
Letter to Upper Sixth – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Sixth Form – Gala Music Dinner
Letter to Sixth Form – Careers Convention, programme and preparation sheet
Letter to Sixth Form Spanish students – Spanish study trip to Valencia including itinerary
Letter to Sixth Form – Part-time employment

 

2 March 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 7 – La Manga tennis trip
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Vitality Netball Superleague match
Letter to Year 9 – La Manga tennis trip
Booklet to Year 11 – GCSE Support Programme Sixth Form
Letter to Lower Sixth RPE students signed up for the Philosophy Society Dinner

23 February 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 8 – Vocab Express Global Challenge
Letter to Year 8 – Marcus Sedgwick author visit
Letter to Year 9 Spanish Students – Flamenco workshop (repeat - NB change of time and venue)
Letter to Year 9 Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – Bronze practice information
Letter to Year 9 Latin students – Level 1 Certificate in Latin Language
Letter to Years 9 and 10 – Model United Nations mini-conference at Abingdon
Letter to Year 10 – Young Enterprise Trade Fair
Letter to Years 10 and 11 students attending the Classical reading competition in Oxford
Letter to Lower Sixth geography students – Witney field trip
Letter to Lower Sixth physic students – Particle physics masterclass
Letter to Lower Sixth biology students – Brain Network Dynamics Unit open afternoon
Letter to Lower Sixth – Model United Nations mini-conference at Abingdon
Letter to Sixth Form students attending the Classical reading competition in Oxford

9 February 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 5 – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Year 5 – Personal development lessons
Letter to Year 6 – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Year 6 – Personal development lessons
Letter to Year 7 – Kilve residential emergency contacts and information
Letter to Year 8 – Going Beyond week (repeat)
Letter to Year 9 students taking Mandarin as a GCSE subject 2018/19 – Chinese Exchange
Letter to Year 9 – Sex and relationships education
Letter to Year 10 – Duke of Edinburgh’s Silver Award expedition training
Letter to Years 10 and 11 geography students – Revision guide and examination practice book
Letter to Lower Sixth – Oxford and Cambridge Student Conference 2018?

2 February 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Rehearsal schedule for Years 5 and 6 – The Tempest
Letter to Year 6 – Going Beyond week
Letter to Year 6 – Visit to Warner Bros Studios
Letter to Year 7 – Second modern language
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Joint Lower School Quiz Night
Letter to Year 8 – Subject options in Year 9, 2018–19
Letter to Year 8 – Going Beyond week
Letter to Year 9 Spanish students – Flamenco workshop
Letter to Year 9 – Food and Nutrition Cookery Competition
Letter to Year 9, 10 and 11 members of the Model United Nations Society – Conference
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Careers convention, save the date
Letter to Year 11 – Spanish Exchange with itinerary
Letter to Year 11– Food and Nutrition examinations
Letter to Sixth Form – Careers convention, save the date
Letter to Sixth Form members of the Model United Nations Society – Conference
Letter to Upper Sixth – Mock examination timetable

26 January 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 8 – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Year 8 – Ski trip to Folgarida, Italy
Letter to Year 10 – Ski trip to Folgarida, Italy
Letter to Year 11 – GCSE art and design extra Saturday session
Year 11 cast of Fiddler on the Roof – Rehearsals
Letter to Year 11 – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Sixth Form – Courses, extension and opportunities

19 January 2018
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter from the Headmistress
Letter from the Bursar
Invitation to pop-up restaurant
Private tennis lessons
Letter to Year 5 – Visit to Bletchley Park
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Winter Concert
Years 7 and 8 cast of Hetty Feather – Rehearsals
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 students studying music – Trip to the musical Wicked
Letter to Year 10 GCSE art and design students – Visit to West Cornwall
Letter to Year 10 MFL students – Linguistics Olympiad
Year 11 cast of Fiddler on the Roof – Rehearsals (some changes)
Letter to Year 11 German Exchange students – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Lower Sixth students studying music – Trip to the musical Wicked
Letter to Lower Sixth MFL students – Linguistics Olympiad
Letter to Lower Sixth – Higher Education Evening
Sixth Form cast of Fiddler on the Roof – Rehearsals (some changes)

12 January 2018
Weekly mailing including notices
Letter to all parents - Residential trips
Letter to Year 7 - Parents' Meeting
Letter to Years 7 - Kilve Court residential visit and kit list
Years 7 and 8 cast of Hetty Feather - Rehearsals
Letter to Year 8 - Ski trip to Folgarida
Letter to Year 9 - Duke of Edinburgh's Bronze Award training weekend
Letter to Year 10 - Ski trip to Folgarida
Letter to Year 11 - Joint MFL Society social evening
Year 11 cast of Fiddler on the roof - Rehearsals
Letter to Year 11 art and ceramics students - Visit to Pallant House Gallery
Letter to Year 11 - 'Applying for Medicine or Veterinary Medicine' event
Sixth Form cast of Fiddler on the roof - Rehearsals
Letter to Sixth Form A-level English students - Theatre visit to Hamlet
Letter to Sixth Form - Joint MFL Society social evening
Letter to Sixth Form - 'Applying for Medicine or Veterinary Medicine' event



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