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

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Visit us

Headmistress' Breakfast

The next Headmistress' Breakfast will take place on Tuesday 12 December 2017, between 8.45 and 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 20 February 2018
- Monday 12 March 2018
- Friday 27 April 2018
- Tuesday 15 May 2018
- Wednesday 13 June 2018

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.

Whole School Open Day

Our next Open Day will be held at the end of September or early October 2018, the date will be announced here when it is confirmed. 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.

Sixth Form Open Events

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 2018Girls 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. See further information here.

Sixth Form Open Evening

The next Sixth Form Open Evening will take place in October 2018, the date will be announced on this page as soon as it is becomes available. 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. 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 in 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. See further information here.

Junior Department Open Afternoon

The next Junior Department Open Afternoon will take place in October 2018, the date will be announced on this page as soon as it is becomes available. There will be a tour of the School, followed by a talk by the Headmistress and Head of Juniors. Parents and girls are then invited to join the Headmistress and members of staff for Afternoon Tea. For parents considering Year 5 or Year 6 entry, further details regarding this event can be found here.

If you have any queries regarding any admission events, please contact our Admissions Office.