News Archive


Abingdon School and Fitzharrys School Partnership Celebration Day        

Students and teachers from Fitzharrys School and Abingdon School have been working on the collaborative approach to teaching and learning.  Students worked hard all day on Tuesday 13th June and between 5pm and 6pm they presented their work to their parents and teachers from both schools.  Please click here to find out more about the day and photos from their presentations. 


Electricity Rap! 

William Barrett from Year 8 has won a Science Oxfordshire Festival Poetry Competition in the 12-16 age category.  Congratulations Will!  Please click here to read his poem


Sixth Form Cookery Competition   

Our sixth form students took part in a cookery competition for a bit of fun!  Brief was healthy, balanced and low cost.  The competition was won by Lauryn Durnell and Caitlin North. 


New national fair funding formula

There has been a lot of publicity about cuts in funding for schools and the new national fair funding formula.

Oxfordshire is in the f40 group, one of the lowest funded local authorities in the country. There is a 40% difference in funding per pupil between the lowest and highest funded local authorities nationally.

Headteachers across Oxfordshire have joined colleagues from across the country to lobby our MPs and raise awareness of the impact of these cuts.

Please click here to an invitation to a public meeting organised by a group of local parents supporting the national campaign:


Ofsted Inspection June 2016

Fitzharrys celebrates achieving Good across the board in recent Ofsted inspection 

I am delighted to share the great news that Fitzharrys has achieved Good in all aspects of our work in our June inspection.

The Ofsted inspection report is packed full of positives, wonderful recognition for the hard work and “drive for continual improvement” which has led to “significant improvements in all aspects of the work of the school”.

We are Ofsted Rated Good!  For more information click here