Headington in the Press

Headington School regularly features in local, regional and national press with Headmistress Caroline Jordan a key commentator on educational issues.

See below for some of the School's recent coverage.

Thursday 24th August 2017: Our impressive set of GCSE results this year are included on the Oxford Mail in their live blog. Results are also written about on the BSA website, the GSA website and the Independent Schools Council website. 

Friday 18th August 2017: Attain report on 'Stellar results for Headington School's A Level girls' here.

Thursday 17th August 2017: The GSA write about Headington's stellar set of A Level results this year. 

Thursday 17th August 2017: Read about Headington's fantastic A Level results on the Bording Schools' Association website here.

Tuesday 15th August 2017: Mrs Jordan's thoughts are included in an article from The Telegraph regarding the new grading system for GCSEs.

Thursday 10th August 2017: The Oxford Times documents Mattea and Danielle's time at the World Junior Championships.

Monday 17th July 2017: Headington's academic excellence in this year's IB results is celebrated Relocate Global.

Thursday 13th July 2017:  Sophie raises an incredible £3970 for an Oxfordshire bereavement charity, read about how in the Oxford Times.

Monday 10th July 2017: Steve Wright explores our dance and fitness centre and the impact it's having in the Independent Education Today.

Friday 7th July 2017: Read about the incredible success of this year's IB cohort in the Oxford Times.

Tuesday 4th July 2017: Read about our fantastic 'gifted young musicians day' at the Prep School in the Oxford Mail.

Thursday 1st June 2017: Read about our incredible success at the National Schools' Regatta in the Oxford Times.

Tuesday 23rd May 2017: Clare Balding visited us yesterday to talk about her new book, read about it in the Oxford Mail.

Thursday 18th May 2017: Read about our girls success in their J13 quad at the Maidenhead Regatta in the Oxford Times. 

Wednesday 17th May 2017: Attain magazine report on our Headington Prep swimmers taking third in national swim competition.

Saturday 13th May 2017: Read about our Prep girls' superb display in the National IAPS (Independent Association of Prep Schools) in the Oxford Mail

Thursday 27th April 2017: The Oxford Times reports on Headington's success at the GB junior trials regatta and a bronze medal at the Swiss National Regatta for one of our girls.

Tuesday 4th April 2017: Our very own Geraint Owen talking about the catering Headington provides to the girls and staff in the Independent Education Today.

Tuesday 21st March 2017: U6 Shakira's poem has been made into a short film for World Poetry Day, watch it in the Oxford Times

Monday 20th March 2017: Scientific inspiration for our Prep girls during Science Week in the Oxford Mail.

Thursday 16th March 2017: Headington rowers break their own course record in the Oxford Mail

Saturday 11th February 2017: Professor A.C. Grayling's visit to Headington is covered in the Oxford Times

Friday 10th February 2017: Headington rowers' success at Hampton Head in the Oxford Times

December 2016: Independent Education Today showcases Headington's impressive new Science laboratories

Monday 21st November 2016: The Telegraph, Daily Mail, Mail Online, Oxford MailYorkshire Post and Belfast Telegraph cover Caroline Jordan's comments on how girls in single-sex schools are more likely to enjoy sport

Friday 18th November 2016: Caroline Jordan is quoted in the TES, Daily Mail, Oxford Mail and Express talking about how to manage girls' and parents' expectations over the new GCSE grading system 

Monday 14th November 2016: Sixth former Shakira wins the Poetry for Peace prize and is featured in the Oxford Mail

Thursday 20th October 2016: Headington's Junior Rowing team's success at the Evesham Head features in the Oxford Mail

Thursday 13th October 2016: An article on what it means to be a single-sex school in a 'gender-neutral' world in Tatler features Headmistress Caroline Jordan

Wednesday 12th October 2016: Headington's involvement in the Model United Nations Conference is covered in the Oxford Mail

Thursday 22nd September 2016: Caroline Jordan gives advice in the Telegraph on how to get the most out of a school open day

Monday 12th September 2016: The opening of our new EYFS playground at the Prep School is covered by the Oxford Mail

August 2016: Headington's fantastic A Level and GCSE results feature in the Telegraph, the Oxford Mail and Relocate Magazine

Monday 25th July 2016: The Oxford Mail reports on our Bond themed leavers' ball

Tuesday 12th July 2016: Headington pupils Holly and Caitlin's success in reaching the final in the Future Tech Star 2016 competition is reported in the Oxford Mail

Thursday 30th June 2016: Caroline Jordan writes about how Headington uses technology to prepare girls for the future in the Oxford Mail

June 2016: Mrs Jordan's comments on the issue of transgender children in girls' schools are covered in the Guardian, the Times, the Telegraph, the Independent, the Daily Mail, the Oxford Mail and the Oxford Times

Thursday 2nd June: The Oxford Times reports on Headington Boat Club securing its eighth title at the National Schools Regatta

Monday 9th May: Head of English Dr Stephen Burley's thoughts on how to use tablet technology in the classroom are published in Conference and common room

Thursday 5th May: A string of wins for Headington's Boat Club in the Wallingford Regatta and Marlow Spring Regatta is reported in the Oxford Times

Thursday 28th April: Headington rowers' success in the Junior Inter-regional Regatta at Nottingham is featured in the Oxford Times

Tuesday 26th April: Headington's second team gearing up to enter the Oxford Town and Gown race is featured in the Oxford Mail

Friday 22nd April: Headington Prep School's Creative Arts Day features in the Oxford Mail

Friday 22nd April: The TES quotes Caroline Jordan in an article on problems with some IGCSE English examination grades from Summer 2015

Thursday 21st April: Headmistress Caroline Jordan is quoted in Independent Education Today about what girls see robots doing in our future

Thursday 7th April: Caroline Jordan debates the merits of single-sex education in The School Run

March 2016: Caroline Jordan argues the case for single-sex education in The Week's Independent Schools Guide

March 2016: Caroline Jordan is interviewed about the state of girls' education today in Independent Education Today

Friday 18th March: British Rowing charts Headington's winning performance on the Tideway in the Oarsport Junior Sculling Head

Friday 18th March: Headington's spellbinding performance at Rock Challenge is covered by the Oxford Mail

Friday 18th March: The GSA features Caroline Jordan's blog on the positive aspects of being a Physics teacher

Tuesday 16th March: Caroline Jordan's thought provoking blog on why we don't need to be afraid of robots is published by Independent School Parent and the GSA

Thursday 10th March: Headington's impressive showing at the Women's Eights Head of the River is featured in the Oxford Mail

Sunday 14th February: Headington features in an article in the Independent on Sunday about extracurricular provision, with Deputy Head co-curricular Simon Hawkes quoted

Thursday 11th February: Headington's rowers' success at the Junior Head at Hampton School is reported in the Oxford Times 

Thursday 28th January: Caroline Jordan is quoted about new analysis which indicates girls at single-sex schools perform better on the BBC website and interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford

Thursday 21st January: Read Caroline Jordan's blog on what league tables cannot tell you in The Telegraph

Tuesday 12th January: Caroline Jordan speaks about the benefits of foreign exchange trips for language learning in the Daily Mail, TES and Education Executive 

Wednesday 6th January: Caroline Jordan is quoted about the gender gap in different degree subjects in The Guardian and The Independent

Tuesday 5th January 2016: Caroline Jordan is interviewed about the benefits of single sex education on BBC Radio Wales, LBC, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio OxfordThe GuardianThe Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror and BBC website

Monday 19th October: Caroline Jordan speaks out on A Level reform in the Oxford Mail

Thursday 24th September 2015: Girls Go Gold sporting conference at Headington features in an Oxfordshire Guardian video feature including interviews with the Olympic athletes who took participated on the day, Sally Gunnell, Amy Williams and Katie Greves. 

Monday 31st August - Wednesday 9th September: Caroline Jordan's views on mobile phones in the classroom are published in The Times, the Guardian, the Daily Mail and the Oxford Mail

Friday 21st August: See how Headington fares in The Times school league tables for A Level, GCSE and IB

Wednesday 29th July: Caroline Jordan's advice for A Level results day is featured in the Daily Telegraph

Saturday 18th July: Headington's Simi Fajemisin's prowess at the English Schools' Track and Field Championships features in the Oxford Mail

Tuesday 7th July: The Oxford Mail features Headington School's excellent IB results

Friday 26th June: Headington School retaining the Peabody Cup at Henley Women's Regatta is covered in the Oxford Mail

Thursday 25th June: Headington's whole school walk and picnic is reported on in the Oxford Mail

Thursday June 18th: The achievement of 'eco-school' status and a bronze award is featured in the Oxford Mail

Saturday 13th June: Headmistress Caroline Jordan is quoted in an article about what books every 16 year old should read in The Times

Friday 12th June: The launch of Headington Prep School's new STEM department is covered in the Oxford Mail

Monday 1st June: Former Headington girl and medic Shayo Oshodi is featured in an analysis on issues with falling GP numbers in the Independent

Friday 29th May: The Oxford Times, South News and British Rowing report on HSOBC's victorious medal sweep at the National Schools' Regatta

Wednesday 13th May: Pupil Sky Hormbrey's charity single in aid of Ethiopian school Hamle 19 is featured in the Oxford Mail

Friday 8th May: Headington's 100 runners in the Oxford Town and Gown 10k race is reported in the Oxford Mail

Saturday 2nd May: Girls' fundraising campaign for Nepal is reported in the Oxford Mail

Tuesday 14th April: Deputy head Carole Knight gives her views in the Daily Telegraph on how Headington girls might respond to a maths challenge which has sparked debate

Friday 10th April: The Oxford Mail reports on Year 5 pupil Lara's wish being granted

Saturday 13th December: U3 girls visited care homes in Headington to sing carols and play music. The Oxford Mail took photos and interviewed Mr David Cunningham

Friday 21st November: The Oxford Times covers Headington's rowing success at Henley Sculls Head of the River Race

Thursday 13th November: Nick Hewer of the Apprentice visited School and was photographed by the Oxford Mail with Sixth Form students

Thursday 13th November: The Oxford Mail features Mr John Hutchings and music students who were part of the School's Vivaldi Four Seasons concert

Friday 24th October: South China Morning Post features Headington in a boarding school feature and quote from an interview with Headmistress Caroline Jordan during her visit to Hong Kong

Monday 20th October: Headington's rowing successes at Reading Small Boats Head are picked up by the Oxford Mail

Thursday 2nd October: The Oxford Mail reports on Headington School's trip to Hong Kong coninciding with the pro-democracy protests 

Thursday 18th September: The Oxford Mail talk to visiting Headingtonians as they cover the whole school centenary birthday party

Saturday 13th September: Headington is featured as a success story in a Daily Telegraph article about Science for girls in schools 

Friday 22nd August: Headington's GCSE success is covered in the Oxford Mail Independent Schools round-up

Friday 15th August: The Oxford Mail reports on the School's A Level achievements, supported by a quote from Mrs Jordan  

Sunday 10th August: The Telegraph follows up on Mrs Jordan's article about the shortage of places for medics, using a Headington girl's case study 

Monday 7th July: Mrs Jordan talks to Voice of Russia about a recent study into private school fees

Monday 30th June: Read Mrs Jordan's quotes in an Oxford Mail feature on GCSE grading changes

Friday 27th June: The Oxford Mail report on HSOBC's domination at Henley Women's Regatta

Wednesday 18th June: Headington student's triumph in a national songwriting competition is picked up by the Oxford Mail

Monday 9th June: The Oxford Mail reports on Headington School's Centenary Chorus and its appeal for singers from the community

Tuesday 3rd June: Read Mrs Jordan's short letter to The Times, passing comment on the proposed changes to the English curriculum

Thursday 29th May: Read about HSOBC's success at the National Schools' Regatta in the Oxford Times

Monday 19th May: Read Mrs Jordan's blog on why we need more medic training places in the Telegraph and read an interview with her on Voice of Russia

Saturday 18th May: Mrs Jordan is quoted about a shortage of medicine training places in the Sunday Telegraph

Friday 9th May: HSOBC's latest victory at the Wallingford Regatta, Dorney Lake, is reported in the Oxford Mail

Wednesday 7th May: Headington's win at the Student Robotics Competition 2014 is reported in Attain Magazine

Tuesday 24th March 2014: Mrs Jordan's views on the impact of 'textspeak' on English skills are reported in The TimesMailOnline and Oxford Mail 

Saturday 22nd March 2014: Read about Headington's Sport Relief mile in the Oxford Mail

Saturday 15th March 2014: Pupils efforts cleaning up Headington are documented in the Oxford Mail

Wednesday 26th February 2014: Headington School features in a round-up of World Book Day activities in the Oxford Mail

Friday 31st January 2014: Mrs Jordan talks about errors in exam marking in The Telegraph

Thursday 30th January 2014: Mrs Jordan responds to proposals that A Levels be scrapped in the Oxford Mail

Thursday 23rd January 2014: Read new Head of Prep Jane Crouch's thoughts on Prep School education in the Oxford Times education directory

Thursday 23rd January 2014: Headington School features in the Oxford Mail's A Level coverage

Saturday 11th January 2014: Read about our planned dance studio and fitness suite in the Oxford Mail

Saturday 4th January 2014: Read Mrs Jordan's blog on the 'annual exam marking scandal' in The Telegraph

Saturday 4th January 2014: Mrs Jordan talks about an exam marking pilot in The Telegraph

Saturday 14th December 2013: Mrs Jordan comments on scholarships in The Telegraph

Thursday 21st November 2013: Mrs Jordan talks about widespread concern over exam marking in the Oxford Times and Oxford Mail

Wednesday 20th November 2013: Read Mrs Jordan's thoughts on exam marking in The Independent

Friday 1st November 2013: Read about how HSOBC picked up two gold medals in a recent USA tour in the Oxford Mail

Wednesday 16th October 2013: Mrs Jordan talks about how A Level reforms could see pupils turning away from the qualifications in The Independent


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