18 Mar 2016


This week's mailing:



The John Rayson (OA 1942) Award

The John Rayson Award is a memorial to the late John Rayson (1924-2012), an Old Abingdonian (1942) who gave a lifetime of service to Abingdon School. The award will be given to a current pupil to help fund a personal project/experience that embodies the defining characteristics of John Rayson himself – adventure, courage and resilience coupled with service, loyalty and commitment. The award carries a value of £500. All current pupils of Abingdon School are eligible to apply. Further information is available here

ASPA / OA Club Travel Awards

ASPA and the OA Club have joined forces to offer travel awards to upper and lower sixth pupils undertaking some form of travel and activity either during the summer or in their gap year. The awards range from £50 to £500 depending on the activity and its benefits. Further details, and the conditions attached to the awards, can be found on the School website.

Reminder: An Evening with Astronaut Mike Foale – In conversation with University of Oxford physicist, Frank Close, OBE

Friday 22 April 2016, 7:00pm, Amey Theatre, Abingdon School. Tickets are still available for this exciting event! This is a public event and all are welcome. Abingdon School are pleased to announce this exciting opportunity to hear about British-American astronaut Mike Foale’s journey to becoming an astronaut and his experience of six missions into space, as well as the chance to meet him for photos and autographs at the end of the evening. Abingdon School and Abingdon Prep pupils can claim free tickets to this event until Thursday 24 March 2016. This event is hosted jointly with ISSET (International Space School Educational Trust). 

Further information
Book tickets online

SMS facility

Parents should now have received the test message.  No reply back to School was expected.  If the text message has failed to arrive please email [email protected], with details of your current mobile phone number, and the secretaries will investigate.

Food Menu for the coming week – Week 2