School News

The Real Inspector Hound

Monday 1 July 2019
Last week, eight L6 boys and girls from Abingdon and St Helen's staged the one-act play "The Real Inspector Hound" in one of Abingdon's studio spaces. More...

Chalke Valley History Festival

Monday 1 July 2019
Abingdon lower sixth historians had the chance to attend the Chalke Valley History Festival in which an amalgamation of different lectures are held throughout the day, spanning across thousands of years of history, from Pompeii to more contemporary history such as wartime Syria. More...

Business trip to BMW Cowley

Monday 1 July 2019
Our L6th Business students visited the BMW Cowley plant last week. More...

ASP Lead School Workshop

Monday 1 July 2019
Alongside partnership work with local school pupils, the ASP also hosts and runs professional training for teachers on behalf of several organisations, including the Institute of Physics, the Royal Meteorological Society and Practical Action. More...

Pre Tour Concert of First Orchestra and Big Band

Friday 28 June 2019
A pre-tour concert, some 36 hours before setting off for Tokyo, gave the First Orchestra and Big Band an opportunity of a play-through of their tour repertoire in front of a large audience of families and supporters. More...

Weekly Mailing: 28 June 2019

Friday 28 June 2019
Weekly Mailing includes letters and notices of interest and importance to all parents. More...

Headmaster’s Praise - 28 June 2019

Friday 28 June 2019
Today 15 boys came for Headmaster's praise. More...

First Year Inter-Tutor Group Cricket and Tennis

Thursday 27 June 2019
The first years battled it out on the cricket pitch and tennis court. More...

Abingdon Bassoon Fest

Wednesday 26 June 2019
Today seven of our bassoonists enjoyed the excitement of being introduced to the contra (or double) bassoon - a fabulously sonorous instrument that sounds an octave below a standard bassoon and found its way into symphonic music thanks to Ludwig van Beethoven in his famous 5th Symphony. More...

A busy week for science partnerships

Wednesday 26 June 2019
With GCSE and A level classes departed after their exams, staff volunteering to work with ASP get the opportunity to develop new teaching and learning skills by engaging with our many partner schools, particularly the local primary schools.  More...

Community Service Summer Tea Party

Wednesday 26 June 2019
The Gospel Choir entertained Abingdon residents at the termly tea party. More...

Gold DofE Assessment

Wednesday 26 June 2019
Students taking part in their Gold DofE assessment in the Lake District reached the summit of England, Scafell Pike.  More...

Tennis Success

Tuesday 25 June 2019
Congratulations to second year Samuel Hughes on coming third in the U14 Road to Wimbledon Tennis County Finals at the weekend. More...

A reflection on the year in art

Monday 24 June 2019
This year our students have worked extremely hard to raise their performance in art improving their skills in drawing, developing ideas and final outcomes. Their impressive work was presented for our exhibition at the Celebration of the Arts Festival. More...

Bronze DofE

Monday 24 June 2019
18 groups participated in the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh expedition to the Wiltshire Downs. More...

First Year History of the School Talk and Walk

Monday 24 June 2019
The first years spent Friday afternoon learning more about the history of the School. More...

Boarders’ Third Year Social

Monday 24 June 2019
It may have been the first really sunny day of June but a group of third year boarders ventured across to Newbury for a joint bowling social with Downe House School. More...

Prize Giving 2019

Monday 24 June 2019
Students from the Upper Sixth returned to school on Saturday for the annual Prize Giving. More...

Weekly Mailing: 21 June 2019

Friday 21 June 2019
Weekly mailing includes letters and notices of interest and importance to all parents. More...

2C Fundraising

Friday 21 June 2019
2C organised a charity cake stall earlier this year which raised £123 for Oxfordshire Lowland Search and Rescue. More...

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