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Headington School

By Coby F

2 years ago

Address: Headington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 7TD
Website: headington.org
Founded: 1915
Number of Pupils: 1,045
Ages: 3 – 18
Fees: (termly) Prep School: £3,450 – £5,275; Senior School: £6,580 – £13,155; Sixth Form: £6,580 – £14,415
Head Teacher: Caroline Jordan
Religious Affiliation: Church of England
Entrance Procedure: Selective
Email: [email protected]
For Prep School Admissions contact Eloise on 01865 759855
For 11+ and 12+ (Years 7 and 8) Admissions contact Colleen on 01865 759872
For 13+ and 14+ (Years 9 and 10) Admissions contact Charlotte on 01865 759861
For 16+ (Year 12) Admissions contact Amy on 01865 759113
All international families please contact Anna on 01865 759116
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Individual visits year-round, Meet the Headmistress several times a term and open mornings termly.


Girls take GCSEs in Year 11 and A Levels in Year 13. There are 27 GCSE Options and 29 A Level.  A range of one year courses are also available.

Games & the Arts

A wide range of sports and games are on offer at all levels, from participation to international level. Drama, Dance, Performing and Creative Arts are hugely popular. Along with classroom lessons, there are 120+ activities to choose from each week.

Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care is hugely important with girls looked after by two form tutors, their Head of Year, Head of Section and our Pastoral Deputy Head. Additional support is provided by our Chaplain, two counsellors, and nursing team where needed, while a new Director of Wellbeing will take up post in September 2022.

University Places

Popular destinations: UCL, Durham and Bristol. 86% Russell Group.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

We aim to be a school which supports and inspires girls to achieve their potential in all areas of life, free from prejudice and stereotypes, leaving them ready for the future, whatever it may hold. We provide opportunities for girls to find their own unique paths.

Outstanding Characteristics

  • Day with boarding school offers the best of both worlds
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Academic and extra-curricular choice
  • Creative forward-looking approach
  • Focus on preparing girls for the future
  • No one Headington girl – girls are encouraged to find their strengths and passions, then we help them make their future dreams a reality