Reception: 01235 520173 or 07738 642415

Admissions: 01235 530593

Executive Assistant to the Headmistress: 01235 546502

Bursary: 01235 520657

Joint Bus Service: 01235 546565

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

How to find us

Weekly Mailing

Trinity term 2019

5 July 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter from the Headmistress
Letter to Year 9 DofE participants – Information and presentation dates
Letter to Year 10 Spanish students participating in the Spanish Exchange – Meeting
Letter to Year 10 DofE participants – Information and presentation dates 
Letter to Year 11 – I/GCSE results day Thursday 22 August and I/GCSE results information 2019
Letter to Year 11 DofE participants – Information and presentation dates Sixth Form Letter to Lower Sixth – Pre-U results day Thursday 15 August and Pre-U results information 2019
Letter to Lower Sixth DofE participants – Information and presentation dates Letter to Upper Sixth – A-level results day Thursday 15 August and A-level results information 2019
Supercurricular newsletter 5 July 2019 

28 June 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Return of school property
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Mouthguards 
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Mouthguards
Letter to Year 8 lacrosse squads – Lacrosse bibs 
Letter to Year 9 students interested in Young Enterprise – Introduction to Young Enterprise
Letter to Year 9 lacrosse squads – Lacrosse bibs
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Mouthguards
Letter to Year 10 – Work experience in Year 11
Letter to Years 10 and 11 netball squads – U16 and senior netball dresses
Letter to Year 11 – Non-fiction reading list
Letter to Year 11 – Lower Sixth Challenge Day
Letter to Year 11 – End of term arrangements
Letter to Year 11 senior lacrosse squads – Senior lacrosse squad sports kit
Letter to Lower Sixth netball squads – U16 and senior netball dresses
Letter to Lower Sixth senior lacrosse squads – Senior lacrosse squad sports kit
Letter to Lower Sixth – Mouthguards
Letter to Sixth Form – Non-fiction reading list

21 June 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Arrangements for Sports Day
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Kitty Whittington production
Letter to Year 7 – Mathematics sets in Year 8
Letter to Year 8 – Mathematics sets in Year 9 
Letter to Year 9 studying GCSE French next year – French Exchange invitation to apply Letter to Year 9 – Mathematics sets in Year 10
Letter to Year 11 students studying Spanish next year – Study trip to Salamanca, Spain 
Letter to Lower Sixth – Advice for UCAS and higher education
Letter to Lower Sixth Spanish students – Study trip to Salamanca, Spain Letter to Lower Sixth Physics Mx Detector Group – IRIS Student Research Conference at QMUL

14 June 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 5 – Author visit at Larkmead School
Letter to Year 7 – Legion XIIII talk on Roman and Celtic life
Letter to Year 7 – Beginners’ rowing
Letter to Year 8 – Going Beyond week: Trinity term 2019
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule 
Letter to Year 9 – Post-examinations
Letter to Year 10 studying history next year – Berlin history trip 2019
Letter to Lower Sixth geography students participating in the Iceland trip – Information session
Letter to Sixth Form drama students – Joint trip with Abingdon School to see Peter Gynt 

7 June 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter from the Chair of the Parents’ Association
Letter to Year 6 – Visit to Milton Keynes Safety Centre (Hazard Alley) and Parent Internet Safety Session
Letter to Year 7 – Parent Internet Safety Session
Letter to Years 7 and 8 participants in the UKMT Maths in Sport competition – UKMT Maths Miniatures Competition
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 9 Tuesday and Thursday food and nutrition groups – Charity food stall
Letter to Year 9 – Joint quiz with Abingdon
Letter to Year 9 – Vancouver Exchange 2019–20
Letter to Year 9 design and technology students – Trip to Oxford Brookes University
Letter to Years 9 and 10 participants in the UKMT Maths in Sport competition – UKMT Maths Miniatures Competition
Letter to Year 10 – CGP revision guides for IGCSE Mathematics
Letter to Year 10 – Visit to see Macbeth at the Oxford Playhouse
Letter to Lower Sixth students participating in the Nasio trip to Kenya – Final details and kit list

24 May 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 5 – Junior Department Induction
Letter to Year 6 – Preseason lacrosse and netball training
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – U13 and U14 netball squad trials for the GSA tournament (next academic year)
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Preseason lacrosse and netball training
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsals and production week
etter to Year 8 – History trip to the Black Country Museum, Birmingham Letter to Year 8 – Battlefields trip to Ypres and the Somme in Year 9
Letter to Years 9 and 10 German Exchange students – Further information Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Preseason lacrosse and netball training
Letter to Year 10 – Oxfordshire Online Pupils’ Survey
Letter to Year 10 art students going on the Cornwall trip – Itinerary/what to bring (please note correct dates)
Letter to Year 10 German and music students – Eine kleine Abendmusik at Radley College
Letter to Year 10 Spanish Exchange students – Further information
Letter to Lower Sixth – Oxfordshire Online Pupils’ Survey
Letter to Lower Sixth psychology students – Trip to Bristol Zoo
Letter to Lower Sixth geography students – Final Swanage trip details
Letter to Lower Sixth – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Lower Sixth – Preseason lacrosse and netball training

17 May 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 5 – Going Beyond project week
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 10 – Sixth Form Taster Days and Introduction to Sixth Form Evening
Letter to Lower Sixth – Oxbridge interview preparation masterclass
Letter to Upper Sixth – Arrangements for Trinity term 2019 and results day

10 May 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Invitation to all parents – Art Department Summer Exhibition
Letter to Year 6 – Year 7 Induction Day
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 8 – Moving into Middle School
Letter to Year 8 – Art and science trips
Letter to Years 9 and 10 students sitting public examinations or doing non-examined assessments/coursework – Examination Appeal Procedures Policy
Letter to Year 11 – Examination Appeal Procedures Policy
Letter to Lower Sixth – Internal examinations, 3–7 June 2019
Letter to Lower Sixth students sitting public examinations or doing non-examined assessments/coursework – Examination Appeal Procedures Policy
Letter to Upper Sixth – Examination Appeal Procedures Policy
Letter to Sixth Form – Starry Night Sixth Form Summer Ball
Sixth Form Supercurricular newsletter 10 May 2019

3 May 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Examinations, 20–22 May 2019
Letter to Year 8 – Chinese meal and quiz night
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsals and production week
Letter to Year 8 students participating in the trip to Chengu, China – Travel documentation
Letter to Year 9 – Examinations, 20–22 May 2019
Letter to Year 9 students participating in the trip to Chengu, China – Travel documentation
Letter to Years 9 and 10 German students – German Exchange
Letter to Year 10 DofE students – Silver Award assessment expedition
Letter to Year 10 drama students – Physical theatre devising workshop
Letter to Year 10 – Spanish Exchange

26 April 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Little Canda PGL, Isle of Wight residential – final details
Letter to Year 7 – Visit to Southampton City Art Gallery
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Modern Foreign Languages Club in Trinity term 
Letter to Year 9 – Physics trip to The Space Centre, Leicester
Letter to Year 10 – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Upper Sixth drama students – Joint Leavers Dinner

Lent term 2019

29 March 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter from the Headmistress
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Junior Trinity term lacrosse club
Year 6 cast of Kitty Whittington – Rehearsal schedule
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Parents’ Association Voluntary Service Grant 
Letter to Year 9 DofE Bronze Award participants – Assessment expeditions Letter to Year 10 – Charity Dinner
Letter to Year 10 geography students – Field trip to Snowdonia, final details Letter to Year 11 – Sixth Form BOYD (bring your own device)
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Parents’ Association Voluntary Service Grant Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Sports Dinner
Letter to Sixth Form – Parents’ Association Voluntary Service Grant
Letter to Sixth Form – Sports Dinner
Letter to Sixth Form politics students – Joint Politics Dinner
Upper Sixth cast of Edinburgh Fringe production Contact Light – Theatre trip run by Abingdon School 

22 March 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Meeting regarding the Isle of Wight (PGL) visit
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 8 – Challenge Day
Letter to Year 8 – Outdoor beginners’ rowing 
Letter to Year 10 – Careers guidance service, Morrisby
Letter to Year 10 French Exchange students – Aix-en-Provence, final details and itinerary (repeat)
Letter to Years 10 and 11 – Careers Convention feedback
Letter to Lower Sixth biology students – Field trip to Orielton FSC Centre
Letter to Sixth Form politics students – Joint politics trip to Washington DC and New York – final details
Letter to Sixth Form – Careers Convention feedback 

15 March 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Private tennis lessons 2019
Letter to Year 6 – Going Beyond project week: 18–22 March
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Sailing at Farmoor Reservoir in Trinity term
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 8 – Geography fieldwork day at Lulworth Cove
Letter to Year 9 – Mental fitness
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Sailing at Farmoor Reservoir in Trinity term Letter to Year 10 – Examinations and timetable
Letter to Year 10 design and technology students – Visit to the BMW Mini Plant
Letter to Year 11 – Revision advice
Letter to Year 11 – 2019 arrangements for I/GCSE examinations and study leave dress guidelines
Letter to Year 11 French Exchange students – Aix-en-Provence, final details and itinerary
Letter to Sixth Form – Sailing at Farmoor Reservoir in Trinity term

8 March 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 6 – Year 7 form groups
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 8 – China trip to Chengdu and Dujiangyan area
Letter to Year 9 – China trip to Chengdu and Dujiangyan area
Letter to Year 10 DofE participants – Silver Award practice expeditions
Letter to Year 10 French Exchange students – Final details and itinerary
Letter to Years 10 and 11 – Careers Convention and flyer
Letter to Years 10 and 11 musicians – Gala Music Dinner
Letter to Year 11 Debating Club members – Debating Dinner at Radley College
Letter to Sixth Form – Careers Convention and flyer
Letter to Sixth Form Debating Club members – Debating Dinner at Radley College
Letter to Sixth Form musicians – Gala Music Dinner
Letter to Sixth Form – Part-time employment
Letter to Upper Sixth – Parents’ Meeting

1 March 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to all parents – Careers Fortnight
Lower School Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Bronze and Silver CREST Awards
Letter to Year 9 Latin students – Public examination contingency day: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 – Bronze and Silver CREST Awards
Letter to Year 10 Young Enterprise students – Abingdon Trade Fair and Celebration Evening
Letter to Year 11 – Public examination contingency day: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Letter to Year 11 French Exchange students – French Exchange – final details and itinerary  
Letter to Upper Sixth – Public examination contingency day: Wednesday 26 June 2019

15 February 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter from the Headmistress – Online behaviour
Letter to Year 5 – Visit to Bletchley Park
Letter to Year 5 – Personal Development lessons
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Kitty Whittington rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 6 – Personal Development lessons
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 Latin and Greek students – Classical reading competition
Letter to Year 10 DofE participants – Silver Award expedition training and assessment
Letter to Year 10 modern foreign languages (MFL) students – Change of examination board
Letter to Lower Sixth history students – A-level conference on Elizabeth I
Letter to Sixth Form physics students – Visit to UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) at Culham
Letter to Sixth Form Latin and Greek students – Classical reading competition
Invitation to Sixth Form – Summer ‘Starry Night’ Ball 

8 February 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Year 5 – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Year 6 – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Junior Department production – Kitty Whittington Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Radio 2 500 Words competition
Letter to Year 7 – Visit to Bletchley Park
Letter to Year 7 – Kilve Court residential trip final information
Letter to Year 7 – Second modern foreign language in Year 8
Letter to Year 7 – Carnegie Shadowing Scheme 2019
Letter to Years 7 and 8 – Lower School joint social with Abingdon School Cast of Years 7 and 8 Playwriting Competition play – Turn the Tide performances and livestreaming
Letter to Year 8 – Parents’ Meeting
Cast of Lower School production Seussical – Additional rehearsals and schedule  
Letter to Year 9 DofE Bronze Award participants – Practice expeditions Letter to Year 10 GCSE Art and Design students – Trip to West Cornwall Letter to Year 11 Spanish students – Spanish Exchange visit Sixth Form Letter to Lower Sixth – Futures Fair at Abingdon School
Letter to Lower Sixth geography students – Witney field trip
Letter to Lower Sixth physics students – Particle physics masterclass
Letter to Lower Sixth geography students – Iceland trip – change of flight times

1 February 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter to Years 5 and 6 – Author visit and book(s) purchase permission
Letter to Lower School cast of Turn the Tide – Rehearsals and performance
Cast of Years 7 and 8 Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 8 – Subject options in Year 9, 2019–20
Letter to Year 8 – Going Beyond Lent term
Letter to Year 8 – Author visit and book(s) purchase permission
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 MUN Society students – Model United Nations Conference
Letter to Year 10 and 11 – Careers Convention, save the date
Letter to Year 11 – Is Oxbridge for me? – a Higher Education information event
Letter to Lower Sixth biology students – Field trip 2019
Letter to Lower Sixth – Is Oxbridge for me? – a Higher Education information event
Letter to Sixth Form – Careers Convention, save the date 
Letter to Sixth Form MUN Society students – Model United Nations Conference
Sixth Form Supercurricular newsletter 1 February 2019 

25 January 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Residential trips 2019–21
Lower School Letter to Year 7 – Kilve Court – full details
Cast of Years 7 and 8 Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 9 Latin students – Level 1 Certificate in Latin Language
Letter to Year 9 – Sex and relationships education
Letter to Year 9 – Take Your Daughter To Work Day
Letter to Year 11 – Parents’ Meeting
Cast of Year 11 senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Cast of Lower Sixth senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Lower Sixth – Higher Education Evening information and guides
Letter to Lower Sixth – Oxford and Cambridge Student Conference 2019

19 January 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Letter from the Headmistress - Dads4Daughters panel discussion
Letter to Years 5 and 6 - Winter Concert
Letter to Years 7 and 8 Lower School Choir - Oxford Music Festival
Cast of Years 7 and 8 Lower School production Seussical - Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 8 - Ski trip to Masella, La Molina - final details
Letter to Years 9, 10 and 11 Cantores, Chapel Choir, 8ve and Bar 61 - Oxford Music Festival
Cast of Year 11 senior production Government Inspector - Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Years 9 and 10 Mandarin students - Chinese New Year dinner
Letter to Year 10 - Ski trip to Masella, La Molina - final details
Cast of Lower Sixth senior production Government Inspector - Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Sixth Form Philosophy Society students - Philosophy Society joint dinner
Letter to Sixth Form Cantores, Chapel Choir, 8ve and Bar 61 - Oxford Music Festival

11 January 2019
Weekly Mailing including notices
Cast of Years 7 and 8 Lower School production Seussical – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Year 7 – Parents’ Meeting
Letter to Year 9 – Duke of Edinburgh’s Award bronze practice, training and assessment weekends
Letter to Year 10 Young Enterprise students – Young Enterprise Oxfordshire Trade Fair
Cast of Year 11 senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to cast of Year 11 senior production Government Inspector – Sunday rehearsals
Letter to Lower Sixth – Higher Education Evening: questions for Mike Nicholson
Cast of Lower Sixth senior production Government Inspector – Rehearsal schedule
Letter to Sixth Form cast of senior production Government Inspector – Sunday rehearsals

 
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