Sophia describes experience of studying in Turin

Prospective medical students were given an insight into a different route into the profession after a special talk from a Headingtonian.

Sophia Hodgkinson has had an interesting journey since leaving Headington three years ago. Having determined to study Medicine, but not reaching the required grades at A Level, Sophia investigated studying Medicine abroad.

Sophia is pictured with a sixth former sitting at a table
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More than 100 girls head into city for inspiration

On Thursday 28th February, the Art Department took over 100 Art and Fashion Textiles students on a walking tour of Oxford to gain inspiration and visual resources for their current and forthcoming projects.

Girl is pictured sketching through the jaws of a dinosaur
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First England cap for netballer

Gifted netballer Emma, U5, has got her first England cap after being selected to play for England in the Netball Europe U17 tournament.

Emma and her team won the tournament - well done!

Emma is pictured holding her trophies and her 'cap'
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Dancers perform range of skills at show

On Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th of February the Mind, Body & Soul Dance show took place.

Over 180 dancers from the Prep and Senior School took part in the show and their performances were excellent, dancing with focus and professionalism in the Theatre.

Girl leaps across the stage as two girls sit behind, watching
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Girls raise the roof with spirited concert

Headington’s annual Celebration of Woodwind and Brass concert took place on Thursday 28th February in the Music School.

The evening included a huge variety of styles, ranging from music by Henry VIII to contemporary compositions in popular styles.

Mr Catherine Goble conducts the Flute Ensemble
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U13s retain county title for second year

The U13 Hockey team arrived at Tudor Hall School on Thursday 28th February looking to emulate their success from last year’s county championship victory, retaining their trophy and progressing to regionals once again.

U13 Hockey team pile onto each other in front of goal
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U12 Hockey sides come second and fourth in county tournament

Headington's U12 Hockey players headed to Tudor Hall for their first experience of senior school County Hockey Championships.

For the first time, Headington were taking two sides, an A and a B team. This was very exciting and a real testament to the strength and depth of the year group.

U12 Hockey teams pose in front of goal, with smiling faces and piggybacks
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Beautiful sunshine greets skiers on Milky Way ski circuit

Headington ski group headed out over half term to Sestrière, Italy.

With 400km of piste and at a height of 2,035m the location was perfectly situated to offer be plenty of snow and plenty to ski to keep everyone from beginner to expert happy for five days on the mountains.

Arriving after dark it was difficult to see what lay ahead so the girls were all very happy to awake to snow covered runs, blue skies and the promise of sunshine... little did they know these beautiful conditions were to last all week. 

Group of girls stand in ski gear holding passes on the mountain
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Impressive showing in national challenge from Rosie

An U4 girl is celebrating after reaching the finals in a computational thinking challenge at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford

Rosie is presented with her certificate in the setting of Hertford College
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Janet Young Memorial Lecturer is high-flying Headington parent and consultant neurosurgeon

Consultant neurosurgeon and Headington parent Mr Jayaratnam Jayamohan delivered the Janet Young Memorial Lecture on Tuesday 26th February.

He shared stories about his care of children and young people with neurosurgical conditions, in a talk entitled 'How I learned to stop worrying and love neurosurgery'. Mr Jayamohan was involved in making the BBC series Children’s Craniofacial Surgery and Brain Doctors.

Mr Jay Jayamohan stands behind a lectern, gesticulating
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