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

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St Helen's in the media

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April 2021

Head of Lacrosse Sally Keogh appointed Head Coach for England Women's Under 23 squad (England Lacrosse)

March 2021

Cycle for Smart Works 2021 (In Your Area)

Cycle for Smart Works 2021 (Henley Herald)

December 2020

Abingdon school's 2p fundraiser raises £11,000 for charity (Oxford Mail)

St Helen's Sixth Form student interview on politics (The Guardian)

November 2020

Best secondary schools in the south east (The Times)

Top 20 girls schools for cricket (The Cricketer Schools Guide)

ISC Celebrating Partnerships (issue 5)

Kirsty Harris signed by Team Bath in Netball's Superleague (Swindon Advertiser)

September 2020

Tatler Schools Guide 2021 (Tatler)

Spotlight On: The 'send a hug' project (ISC)

These are officially the private schools who get the most students into Oxbridge (The Tab)

How we empower (Henley Standard)

Let's Get Down to Business: Sandie Harrow - St Helen's Old Girl (Henley Standard)

August 2020

A-level results day - reactions across Oxfordshire, 5.26pm (Oxford Mail)

April 2020

Abingdon student reaches final of BBC Young Musician of the Year (Oxford Mail)

February 2020

My Fair Lady at St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon: 'Schools move with the times for thoroughly modern musical' (Oxford Mail)

January 2020

Teenager enjoys trip of a lifetime (The Herald, Oxford Times)

December 2019

The best value private schools in the UK (The Telegraph)

November 2019

The top independent and state secondary schools (The Sunday Times)

Netball: St Helen and St Katharine sweep the board (Oxford Mail)

Best secondary schools in the Southeast (The Times)

Forming meangful relationships: How equitable partnerships can maximise creativity
for SEND students and their teachers
 (Arts Paper)

Chamber Choir of London Remembrance concert in Dorchester Abbey (Oxford Mail)

September 2019

Oxfordshire heads react to Labour's plan to abolish private schools (Oxford Times)

Bursaries in STEM subjects aim to unlock talent (Henley Standard)

August 2019

A reward worth waiting for: GCSE joy at St Helen and St Katharine (Attain)

A-level results day - reaction from across Oxfordshire (St Helen's at 12.45 and 1.24) (Oxford Mail)

St Helen and St Katharine students smash stereotypes with stellar STEM results (Attain)

Students celebrate A-level results (Henley Herald)

July 2019

St Helen and St Katharine in Abingdon launches new bursaries (Oxford Mail)

Girls school launches four new fully funded Sixth Form bursaries (RAF Envoy)

Girls School Launches Four New Fully Funded Sixth Form Bursaries (Henley Herald)

Oxfordshire schoolgirls impress in Create & Cook competition (Oxford Mail)

May 2019

Joint art project between Iffley Academy and St Helen's (Oxford Mail)

April 2019

Public speaking team faces nationals after speaking contest (Banbury Guardian)

March 2019

Abingdon pupils vote for Carnegie medal children's book winner (Oxford Mail)

February 2019

St Helen and St Katharine raises £19,000 for Mercy Ships (Oxford Mail)

St Helen's raises £19,000 for school charity (Attain)

January 2019

Young Geographers of the Year interviewed by That's TV (That's TV Oxfordshire)

November 2018

Young Geographers of the Year announced by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS with IGB)

School Sport: St Helen and St Katharine taste success (Herald Series)

School Sport: St Helen and St Katharine taste success (Oxford Mail)

Schools Challenge Cup (England Lacrosse)

October 2018

St Helen and St Katharine sponsors Henley Literary Festival events (Attain)

September 2018

21st century school enjoys 'doing it by the book' (Henley Standard)

August 2018

St Helen and St Katharine celebrates strong futures (Faringdon Folly)

GCSE results 2018: Results live blog from across Oxfordshire (Oxford Mail, St Helen's at 10.15am entry)

St Helen and St Katharine celebrates strong futures (Attain)

Henley and Shiplake students celebrate A-level results (Henley Herald)

June 2018

Ten of the best value private schools in the UK (Telegraph)

St Helen's Summer Art Exhibition mentioned in concert review (Oxford Daily Info)

May 2018

Abingdon teens named best young cooks (Oxford Mail)

April 2018

Dance competition success for St Helen and St Katharine students (Oxford Mail)

March 2018

Science celebration: ATOM festival returns to Abingdon bigger and better (Oxford Mail)

Year six pupils at St Mary’s have lots of celebrate (Henley Standard)

February 2018

St Helen and St Katharine School raises more than £13,200 for Asylum Welcome (Oxford Mail)

November 2017

New creature seen flying through Abingdon school (The Herald)

St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon, wins praise from inspectors (Oxford Mail)

September 2017

St Helen’s wins Tatler Schools Award for Best School Food (GSA)

Tatler magazine names St Helen and St Katharine school 'best for food' (Oxford Times)

Tatler Schools Awards full list of winners (Tatler)

August 2017

St Helen’s students celebrate A level results (Henley Herald)

As it happened: A level results day success across Oxfordshire (Oxford Mail, St Helen’s at 12.05pm entry)