Headington supports and inspires girls to achieve their potential in all areas of life, free from prejudice and stereotypes. With fantastic teaching, a huge amount of choice in academic courses and co-curricular options and facilities which are second to none, we will prepare your daughter for her future, whatever it may hold.
75%

GCSE passes 2023 were 7 or above

27

GCSE subjects to choose from

120+

extra-curricular clubs

46

nationalities

33

sports offered

25%

of girls are boarders

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Welcome to Headington Senior School

What we offer our girls is opportunity – the opportunity to be taught in a style that suits them. The opportunity to have their needs put first, always. The opportunity to challenge gender roles and stereotypes and thrive in areas they might never have dreamt of…

Read more from our Headmistress, Mrs Caroline Jordan
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Inspiring minds

We nurture, support and challenge girls to help them excel academically. With more than 25 subjects on offer in the Senior School, your daughter will be encouraged and enabled to excel and to follow the academic path which is right for her.

Discover the curriculum
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Good Schools Guide review

In November 2023 we welcomed a researcher from the Good Schools Guide to our wonderful school. Here's what she said: "A lovely energy runs through these corridors: a switched-on, unfussy approach to curriculum and pastoral care infused with more old-fashioned sights, sounds and smells."

Read the full review
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Beyond the classroom

What goes on in the classroom is just a taste of life at Headington. Each week, more than 120 enrichment activities take place, covering everything from the creative arts to public speaking. Your daughter will be limited only by how she chooses to spend her time.

Discover our enrichment programme
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Our Facilities

Located just one mile away from Oxford city centre in a leafy green 23 acre site, Headington School benefits from first-rate facilities for learning, sport and the arts and excellent boarding accommodation. Your daughter will have everything she needs to help her succeed, whether that be in the classroom, on the pitch, on stage or in the rehearsal room.

Look around our school
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Boarding at Headington

All families are different so we offer a wide range of boarding options to suit your needs. Whether you’re interested in full, weekly or half-weekly boarding, we can offer your daughter a safe, warm and welcoming boarding experience where she can thrive.

Learn more
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Be Inspired

Every year we create a magazine which reflects on everything which has happened at Headington during the past academic year.

Read Inspire

Happening at Headington

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Looking to join Headington?

We can’t wait to meet you and your daughter and show you our school. We hold termly open mornings and regular opportunities to Meet the Headmistress alongside individual visits. We’d be delighted to welcome you.

Speak to our friendly Admissions Team

Director of Marketing and Admissions

Ms Katharina Roelofsz

01865 759115
Prep School Admissions
(Nursery to Year 6)

Mrs Sukey McMaster

01865 759116
Senior School Admissions
11+ and 12+ (Years 7 and 8)

Ms Colleen Devine

01865 759872
Senior School Admissions
13+ and 14+ (Years 9 and 10)

Mrs Charlotte Roberts

01865 759861
Registrar
16+ (Year 12)

Mrs Amy Price

01865 759113
International Admissions Coordinator

Mrs Penny Street

01865 759869