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open morning 27th June shaun.indd
Open Morning
Friday 27th June 2014
10.00 am - 12.30 pm
Welcome to Headington School
Whether this is your first visit to Headington or you have daughters at the
School already, Open Morning is an ideal opportunity to find out more about
our school. You will see the School in action, chat with current students and
find the answers to your questions regarding admissions and life at Headington.
Open Morning runs from 10.00 am until 12.30 pm and we recommend you
allow around two hours for your visit. To ensure you do not miss any part of the
Open Morning programme, please aim to join us no later than 11.00 am.
We want this morning to be as useful and enjoyable as possible, so it may be
helpful for you to read through this guide before your visit.
Who’s Who
Mrs Caroline Jordan, Headmistress
Mrs Jordan will give a short talk followed
by a question and answer session in the
Theatre. If you have any questions about the
School’s vision, ethos, future direction or the
education that we offer at Headington, please
feel free to raise them during the question
and answer session.
Dr Jennette Jefferies, First Deputy Head (Academic)
Mrs Carole Knight, Second Deputy Head
Dr Jefferies and Mrs Knight are available throughout the morning.
Mr Ricki Smith, Deputy Head (Pastoral)
Mr Smith is responsible for pastoral care throughout the school and can help
with any pastoral questions you may have.
Heads of Year
Various Heads of Year will be available throughout the morning to help with any
questions regarding the practicalities of life in a particular year group.
Heads of Department
Various Heads of Department and other academic staff will be available
thoughout the morning to answer your questions.
Mrs Liz Bedford, Head of Lower School
Ms Bridey Dyer, Head of Middle School
Mrs Cathy Ellott, Pastoral Director of Sixth Form
Mrs Jane Partridge, Academic Director of Sixth Form
Mrs Karen Olliver, Head of Boarding
Mrs Bedford is responsible for the pastoral and academic care of girls in the U3
to U4, Ms Dyer for the L5 and U5 and Mrs Ellott and Mrs Partridge for the Sixth
Form. They can help with any questions you may have regarding their sections.
Mrs Olliver and her team of housemistresses can help with any questions
regarding full or weekly boarding.
Mr James Stephenson, Director of IB
Mr Stephenson will give a talk about the International Baccalaureate at 10.30 am
in W1.
Admissions
Mrs Sue Sowden
Mrs Tracy Wright
Mrs Myra Velk
Miss Fiona McNally
Our admissions team will be on hand
throughout the morning to help with any
questions regarding the practicalities of your
application to Headington.
Mrs Sue Sowden
Mr Richard Couzens, Bursar
Mr Couzens will be available to answer any questions regarding travel to school.
Open Morning
Timing
Activity
10.00 am - 11.00 am Field event sport
Lower 4 (Year 8)
11.00 am - 12.00 pm Field event sport
Upper 4 and Lower 5
10.00 am - 12.00 pm European cafe
run by Modern
Foreign Languages
department
10.30 am - 11.00 am Mr James Stephenson
talks about the
International
Baccalaureate
10.00 am - 10.50 am First session of
showcase activities
11.00 am - 11.55 am Second session of
showcase activities
11.30 am - 12.30 pm Talks in Theatre
Venue
Sports Field
Sports Field
Hall
W1
Please refer to the
Venue column
of the activities
schedule
Please refer to the
Venue column
of the activities
schedule
Theatre
Activities Schedule
Department
Academic Scholars:
Scholars’ Gold
Venue
Room 5
Art Textiles
Biology
Art School
Lab (E5)
Creativity Action
Service (CAS)
CCF
Chemistry
Hall
Classics
Drama
Economics
English
Food and Nutrition
Outside dining room
Lab 4
Detail
Scholars’ Gold
research project
display. Meet some of
our current scholars
St Ives trip art display
Meet the animals with
displays from Marwell
Zoo
Slideshow
Marching drill display
Group 4 science
displays.
Join in with some
hands on activities
Pi 5
Session 1: Upper 4 art
and artefacts project
Session 2: Lower 4
Saving a Site project
Theatre and PA rooms Watch rehearsal
sessions for Wind in
the Willows
D12 and D13
Share trading
simulation for Lower
6 economists and
mathematicians
Room 8 and 9
Upper 4 and Lower 5
trip displays
J2
Food and
Nutrition practical
demonstration
Geography
D7
History
D8
D6
International
Baccalaureate
W1
Maths
Pi 1 and patio outside
Pi block
Hall
Modern Foreign
Languages
Music
Music School
Photography
Art School
Philosophy and
Religious Studies
Physics
Psychology
D2
Robotics
Upstairs in Diamond
(Near D9)
Upstairs portacabin
Textiles
Lab 3
Room 6
Ethiopia room with
displays and activities
Upcycling activity
Activities Week trips
display
Director of IB, Mr
James Stephenson,
talks about the
International
Baccalaureate
Maths activities
European style cafe
Workshop and Upper
3 and Lower 4 choir
rehearsal
Hands on activities
and examples of
student work
Passover meal
Hands on activities
Practical psychology
tests
Robotics
demonstrations
Textiles displays

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