Welcome to our fantastic school where Together Everyone Achieves More
Our mission statement starts “We are a successful school that is really moving forward because of everyone's passions, creativity, consistency and commitment.
We are a school with strong and warm relationships. We have committed and caring staff who want to get the very best from every child. We see our students as our greatest assets, as it is their sparkle, charm and individuality that makes our school what it is. When you join our school you are immediately part of the Fitzharrys family, with the love, support and challenge to feel happy in a place where you belong. This means you can achieve your very best.
With a very positive recent Ofsted report, record results, record attendance and impressive behaviour for learning, Fitzharrys is a great school where everyone has the opportunity to shine. All of these positives confirm the view of our parents and Ofsted that we are “a very caring and supportive community where pupils flourish.”
We believe that like our students the potential for Fitzharrys is limitless. This is a strong school that is set up for even greater success, and it is really going places. Students, staff and governors can be proud to be part of something special, making a real difference to the lives of our young people and our community.
The ethos and spark of Fitzharrys are captures in school motto ‘Together Everyone Achieves More’ and in our key values of Growth, Ownership, Achievement, Leadership and Success. We welcome visitors for a tour at any time to discover more about Fitzharrys and to see all the great things that our school has to offer.
Jonathan Dennett, Headteacher
Parent governor position
Fitzharrys currently has a vacancy for a parent governor. This is a great opportunity to get involved with the further development of our successful school. If you would like further details please see the letter that is being sent home with your child, or view a copy on the school website by clicking here
Fitzharrys GCSE - another record year
Students, staff and parents are celebrating setting a new school record for GCSE results this summer, with 66% of students achieving 5 or more A*-C/9-4 including English and Maths.
A Level results - a record year with smiles all round
Fitzharrys Year 13 students have topped their GCSE success by achieving a new school record of 50% A*-B grades. We wish them well in their next steps to university, apprenticeship and employment.
Staff panto is a festive hit. Oh yes it is!
Read all about the very first Fitzharrys Staff Christmas Panto. Check out the school Facebook page for lots more photos.
PAYMENTS: All payments made by cheque should be made payable to 'Oxfordshire County Council'
STEM to STEAM - Didcot Cornerstone Theatre
Fitzharrys students share their Electroacoustic compostions as part of the exciting 'Breaking the Code' genetics project with The Wellcome Trust and the Sound Research Department at Oxford Brookes University.
Year 11 Parents' Evening
An important chance to follow up on the successes and lessons from the recent Year 11 mocks and part of the support and challenge to help each student achieve their ambitions.
An evening with Brendan Cox 7.30 pm
We are delighted to welcome Brendan to Fitzharrys, a school where we know we have 'More in Common' and are proud to support these values. Hear Brendan talk about why we should be worried about the direction that the western world is going, reasons to be optimistic and how you can change your world. Tickets are available at Eventbrite (www.eventbrite.co.uk/) for a donation of £4. See Fitzharrys Facebook for further details.
'An Evening of SPEED' - Revision for Parents of Year 11
Aladdin - Whole School Production
You won't want to miss this fantastic Fitzharrys show.
The Fitzharrys House system is just one of the ways in which students develop and demonstrate our core values of Leadership, Excellence, Ambition, Respect and No Limits. There are so many ways in which everyone can win points for themselves and for their House. The healthy competition encourages students to reach for greater heights. You can see the latest scores between the four houses below.
Our website gives you a flavour of our successful and happy school. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with news and photos from Fitzharrys. Click on the icons above to discover more.
Dear parents, carers, students and website visitors,
We are nearing the end of another packed and successful term at Fitzharrys. There may be just a few days to go but there is still so many great events to come.
Following on from our annual Presentation Evening featuring former Fitzharrys student the inspirational Dan Church we are looking forward to our termly achievement award assemblies. I have already signed so many certificates, with many more to come, a great testament to the hard work, talent and commitment of our wonderful students.
Please keep an eye on Facebook for regular updates and lots of photographs of Fitzharrys students in action. There is so much going on that supports the great teaching and learning that takes place each and every lesson, each and every day.
Very best wishes to you and yours over the Christmas period from everyone in the Fitzharrys community.
The staff and governors at Fitzharrys have high expectations and ambitions for the future of the school. This document outlines some of our aims for the next two years. We have already shared this with parents in one of our regular open meetings. It builds upon the existing strengths that our students, staff, parents and inspectors recognise, and shows where we are heading. Details of our vision in action.