Reception: 01235 520173

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

Visit us

We are delighted to welcome you to St Helen and St Katharine. Despite the current situation, we are extremely keen to carry on providing you with information about our wonderful school. We are delighted to be able offer a range of virtual open events below as well as virtual individual visits. 


All entry points

Virtual Headmistress' Breakfast events

  • Tuesday 15 September 2020, 9.10–10am

We are delighted to be hosting a virtual Headmistress’ Breakfast in September. The event will include a presentation by the Headmistress which will be followed by a question and answer session. The meeting will take place using Zoom and we will email you a link to the meeting the day before.

To register to attend a Headmistress' Breakfast, please contact our Admissions Office.

Virtual individual visits

Ideally, your first visit to the School would be at our Open Day at least one year prior to entry, although we would encourage you to come along earlier - children of all ages are welcome. Following this visit, in the year prior to entry, you are invited to make an individual visit appointment. These are currently being carried out virtually and will include a meeting with the Headmistress, which can then be followed up by meeting with the Admissions team. Please contact our Admissions Office to request an appointment.

Open Day

Our next whole school Open Day will be on Saturday 3 October 2020. This is a lively and informal occasion with a range of events and displays as well as the opportunity to have a guided tour of the School and attend a talk by the Headmistress. You do not need to register to attend this event, please do just come along. 

Nearer the time we will send a programme of the day to families whose details we currently have on our system. If you would like to receive a programme but have not previously provided us with your details please complete your details here.

Junior Department

Junior Department Open Doors Afternoon

  • Thursday 15 October, 1.20–3.30pm

We will be holding our Open Doors Afternoon specifically focused on entry into Years 5 or 6 on Thursday 15 October 2020. For further information and to book your place please use the link below. 

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Sixth Form 

Personal virtual meetings with Head of Sixth Form

We are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity of a personal virtual meeting with Miss Doherty, Head of Sixth Form and Higher Education, for those candidates that may be considering Sixth Form entry in September 2021 (current Year 10 students). Please contact our Admissions Office to request an appointment.

A-level Options Open Evening

  • Thursday 8 October, 5–8.30pm

This event is for prospective students and their parents to find out about our Sixth Form programme of study, including subjects available, course details and the opportunities for breadth and depth of study including the EPQ.

The Head of Sixth Form, A-level subject teachers and current Sixth Form students will all be on hand to discuss chosen subjects in more detail.

Our Careers and Higher Education Department will also be available to discuss which subjects are relevant to different degree courses and future careers.

If you would like to attend this event please complete the booking form below. Should changes to the format of this event need to be made to comply with government guidelines, we will get in touch with you to let you know.

Book your place