Browse news, features and events from Our Lady’s Abingdon School (OLA) – an independent day school in Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Our Lady’s Abingdon is a Catholic independent day school for students aged 7 to 18 with a fun and innovative learning experience in a happy and friendly community. With under 400 pupils in total, the school offers small class sizes and a very high teacher to pupil ratio.
Our Lady’s Abingdon (OLA) is celebrating another strong year of GCSE results, with an outstanding 95% of results graded 9-4, 48% graded 9-7 and 46% achieving at least one grade 9 in 2023.
Almost half of all students achieved at least one A-Level at grade A or above, with 80% securing their first choice of university.
Five 6th form students at Our Lady’s Abingdon were in the winning group at the National Finals of the UK Space Design Competition (UKSDC) 2023. The strongest team players will be selected to take part in the World Finals at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.
He is currently Deputy Headteacher at Downside School in Somerset, a co-educational Catholic independent boarding and day school for children aged up to 18 years.
Autumn 2021 face-to-face Open Mornings to give you the opportunity to tour the school, meet staff and pupils, and see the school in action.
The school has taken the decision to adapt its admissions approach to ensure that no child is disadvantaged in applying due to a loss of education time.