This term's events
Whole School Open Day
Our next Open Day will be held on 29 September 2018. This is a lively and informal occasion with a range of events and displays as well as a guided tour of the School and a talk by the Head. To get a flavour of the day you can view the programme for Open Day 2017 as reference. To book a place click here.
A-level Options Open Evening
The next A-Level Options Open Evening will take place on Thursday 4 October 2018. This is an important event when prospective Sixth Form students and their parents join current Year 11 students and parents to find out about our Sixth Form programme of study. There will be an opportunity to meet the Head of Sixth Form as well as A-level subject teachers and current Sixth Form students, who will be on hand to discuss chosen subjects in more detail. Please book here to attend this event.
Other upcoming events
The Headmistress' Breakfast will take place between December and June, arrival from 8.45am to 9.10am and finishing at approximately 10.30am. This is an opportunity to see the School 'in action' on a normal school day. We have a small group of families join us for breakfast, with the opportunity to talk with the Headmistress, Mrs Dougall, and senior staff. Families then have a tour of the School campus with a current Sixth Form student. We have several Headmistress' Breakfast throughout the year, other future dates include:
- Tuesday 11 December 2018
- Thursday 14 February 2019
- Monday 11 March 2019
- Tuesday 30 April 2019
- Monday 20 May 2019
- Thursday 13 June 2019
To register to attend a Headmistress Breakfast, please contact our Admissions Office.
Individual visit to the School
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 appointment with the Headmistress, to tour the School with one of our Sixth Form girls and to meet with Admissions. Please contact our Admissions Office to request an appointment.
Sixth Form Taster Day and Introduction to Sixth Form Evening
For girls interested in joining St Helen's Sixth Form in September 2019 there will be a Sixth Form Taster Day taking place on Tuesday 26 June 2018. Girls will join our current Year 10 students in a day of taster lessons and activities, giving them the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a St Helen's Sixth Former. Book your place and see further information here.
13+ Activities Afternoon
For girls interested in joining Year 9 at St Helen's in September 2019, we will be holding an activities afternoon on Friday 8 June 2018. The purpose of this event is for your daughter to find out more about St Helen's and to be able to spend time with teaching staff and students. If you would like to book your daughter on the 13+ Activities Afternoon book here.
Junior Department Open Doors Afternoon
Our Junior Department Open Doors Afternoon takes place on Thursday 14 June 2018, starting at 1.20pm and finishing at approximately 3.30pm. This event is ideal if you are considering either Year 5 or Year 6 entry for your daughter and wish to explore further what our Junior Department has to offer. The afternoon will start with a tour of the School campus with special emphasis on the areas relating to the Junior Department, followed by talks from the Headmistress and Head of Junior Department, with an opportunity to ask any questions you may have. During afternoon tea in the Old School Hall the doors will be open to the Junior Department classrooms and breakout space to allow you to observe current students enjoying typical curriculum activities. Your daughter is very welcome to attend the afternoon with you. Please book your place here.
If you have any queries regarding any admission events, please contact our Admissions Office.