Enrichment – broadening each pupil’s school experience

Enrichment – broadening each pupil’s school experience

In recent years, schools have put increasing emphasis and value on the enrichment programme they offer, and why it is so important. Our young people are living in a world of mounting pressure – to do well, to get ‘the grades’, to go on to successful careers, and to be...

Chaplaincy at Rye

Chaplaincy at Rye

My name is Mrs Fran Walsh and I am thrilled to be your new Lay Chaplain, and for some of you, your new Religious Studies teacher. I come to Rye with 20 years of youth work and school chaplaincy experience and I am very excited about all the new adventures that are to...

Miss Croft’s Welcome Back Vlog

Miss Croft’s Welcome Back Vlog

As we approach the end of the first day of the new school year, it is safe to say, the school has been wonderful today. The buzz, the learning, the laughter, the friends re-united. After such a challenging year for our young people, it has been very special to have...

What’s right for you after GCSEs

What’s right for you after GCSEs

The enormity of making the right decision about your next steps after GCSEs shouldn't be underestimated. You have been at school for 11 years and suddenly you are empowered to make decisions that could impact the rest of your life. Here, Ms Croft, our Headteacher,...

A-Level Results 2020

A-Level Results 2020

Update - 18 August 2020 Over the last week, there has been much debate in the national press about A-Level results and the increase in the results of some pupils across the country.  As we continue to celebrate the successes of our pupils' results last week, we can...

All New – Sixth Form Speaker Programme

All New – Sixth Form Speaker Programme

Coming this September 2020 As part of our continued Sixth Form Enrichment and learning beyond the classroom, and in line with feedback from the recent feedback questionnaire we sent our girls, we are delighted to announce the launch of the new Rye Visiting Speakers...

An End of Year Message from Jo Croft – Headteacher

An End of Year Message from Jo Croft – Headteacher

End of School Year They say that time flies, but my goodness it feels like we’ve been travelling through this year at a supersonic speed. Perhaps I missed the blue Tardis somewhere in the school grounds that helped us to go forward in time so quickly to the end of the...

Our Year in Words – by Year 8 and 9

Our Year in Words – by Year 8 and 9

Review about my favourite moment at school: My favourite, or rather memorable moment at school this year was Hendred’s Charities Day. I was in a team with several Y8 students, and we were going to do face-painting. However, only Bella and I were able to attend the...

The Worry Doll – How might it help your child(ren)?

The Worry Doll – How might it help your child(ren)?

In a time of unprecedented worry for families  a Guatemalan legend might ease children’s worries, ranging from Covid-19, moving schools, making new friends, transferring to a new class in September, having new teachers, staying overnight at a family or friend’s house...

Forest School – Its importance in the curriculum

Forest School – Its importance in the curriculum

Friluftsliv, or ‘free air life’ is a concept originating in Scandinavia, though similar ideas have emerged in many cultures. It’s the idea that spending time immersed in nature is good for a person’s well being. Nature-derived wellness has long been explored by...

Lock down Reflections from Jess Tong

Lock down Reflections from Jess Tong

Jess Tong is an International Boarding Student here at Rye St Antony, Oxford. When the Coronavirus pandemic worsened, Jess got on a plane back to Hong Kong. We can't imagine what it must be like leaving your friends and your life so suddenly and travelling across the...

How to support with exam results anxiety – what can we do?

How to support with exam results anxiety – what can we do?

Here, Jo Creber, Deputy Head shares her thoughts on how we can support our girls through this time. Promoting and securing the safety and well-being of pupils is perhaps the most important responsibility of a school especially here at Rye where it is something we...

Words of Wisdom from our Old Girls

Words of Wisdom from our Old Girls

One day, this could be you Rye St Antony has always been strongly supported by its ‘Old Girls’. The lifelong friendships they create, qualifications they achieve, and the wonderful memories they leave us with mean that they keep in contact for many many years and love...

Young People’s Mental Health as we exit Lockdown

Young People’s Mental Health as we exit Lockdown

It feels like the hard bit is over.  We’ve made our way over the mountain that is Coronavirus and are now walking, albeit slowly, to an easing of lock down and to freedom. But in the back of our minds, we are all still aware of the risks, the increasing R rate, and...

Life at Rye Sixth Form, Oxford

Life at Rye Sixth Form, Oxford

Sixth Form Life By Lucy Embers – Head Girl 2020/2021 Our life is the Sixth Form at Rye St Antony, Headington Oxford, is best described as engaging and busy. We follow a similar routine everyday, but there’s always something new to get involved in or lead. Certain...

Whole School Open Week

Monday 28 September – Friday 2 October

This year we are doing things slightly differently to comply with current Covid-19 guidelines.

We warmly invite you to experience Rye St Antony during a personal virtual meeting at a time that suits you. Meet staff and pupils, have a look around with our virtual tour and see what makes Rye so special.

We are incredibly proud of the Virtual Learning Experience we have offered our pupils during lockdown – you can read about it here