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 the...

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...

The New Rye Normal

The New Rye Normal

A Blog Post from Jo Croft - Acting Head If anything, the last 1 2weeks have proved that schools are a place of learning for everyone, not just the students – whether that be pre-pre, prep, senior school, sixth form or Boarders!  My vocabulary has increased as I’ve...

Oscar success for Old Girl

Oscar success for Old Girl

Elena Andreicheva, an Old Girl has won both an Oscar and a BAFTA for her film Learning to Skateboard in a War Zone (If You're a Girl) . Elena accepted the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject alongside fellow film-maker Carol Dysinger this week. The girls...

There is Room at the Inn at Prep School Nativity

There is Room at the Inn at Prep School Nativity

This year's much-anticipated Prep School Nativity charmed parents, staff and other pupils alike with its wonderful acting and singing, superb costumes and resounding theme about the real meaning of Christmas.The Inn Keeper took the spotlight in the Year 1-4 Nativity,...

Fun, Games and Pizza for a Night in the Library

Fun, Games and Pizza for a Night in the Library

‘Twas a few nights before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring… not even a mouse!Well 16 pupils from Year 8, 9 and 10 may have stirred just a little bit when they took part in the Night in the Library sleepover on Friday 11 December.A...

Senior Mathematics Challenge

Senior Mathematics Challenge

Senior Mathematics ChallengeThe Mathematics department is celebrating the success of one Rye pupil, Jungwon Choi, who qualified in December for the follow-on round of the Senior Mathematics Challenge, which took place on 7 November 2019.Having taken the Senior...

Operating Theatre Live

Operating Theatre Live

Five pupils attended an all-day "Operating theatre-live experience" held at Sibford School. This event was aimed at pupils who are considering a career in medicine, dentistry or veterinary science, or simply have a passion in all things biological; to give them...

Rye Remembers

Rye Remembers

Rye RemembersThe two minute silence was observed by everyone in school; pupils, staff and visitors coming together to remember those who had given their lives for us.During the Senior Remembrance assembly on Friday staff and pupils were given a slip of paper with the...

Rye St Antony, Oxford – Bringing Our School to your Home

We are pleased to be able to offer bespoke virtual tours and meetings to interested families at this time.

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