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


The School Archives are housed in the Jean Duffield Library within the School and you are very welcome to browse in person during most Old Girls' events. To arrange an appointment for another convenient time please contact the Alumnae Services team via

A fascinating collection of St Helen and St Katharine archive material is available for you view online - from drama production programmes from 1912 to the present day, to memories of St Kate's Day, School magazines dating from 1907, films and audio recordings. The digital archive collection includes a zoom function so that you can view whole-school photos up close and identify old friends! The digital archives are fully searchable which enables the user to enter search terms and view specific pages of publications.

Old Girls of St Helen and St Katharine are automatically granted access to the School Digital Archives when they register to the SHSK Society Network. Should you wish to view the digital collection but are not a member of the SHSK Society Network please email 

In order to enrich our collection we are always grateful for donations of relevant material. We want the archives to tell your story, so if you have any items from your or a relative's time at St Helen and St Katharine, please get in touch.

View the SHSK Digital Archives at