Open Events and Information for Prospective Families


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Open Evening

We will be holding our Annual Open Evening on Thursday 28th September 2023. This is a wonderful opportunity to see the school, talk to members of staff and students, take part in activities and hear from our Headteacher and Executive Headteacher. We look forward to seeing you then. 

The evening runs from 4:30pm-7:30pm with Headteacher talks at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm. 

No booking is required. 

Parking for Open evening will be available from the Oxford Crescent entrance: OX11 7AY

Pedestrian access is via Manor Crescent: OX11 7AJ, Sherwood Road: OX11 0DA and also Oxford Crescent

We look forward to welcoming you to show you around our school. 

Autumn School Tours

We warmly welcome you to join one of our school tours for families with students in Year 6. All tours take place from 9am until 10.45am. Please click on a link below to book your place, only one booking per family is required:  

Year 6 School Tour – Tuesday 3rd October

Year 6 School Tour – Thursday 5th October

Year 6 School Tour – Tuesday 10th October

Year 6 School Tour – Thursday 12th October

Year 6 School Tour – Tuesday 17th October

Year 6 School Tour – Wednesday 18th October

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Open Events at St Birinus School

SBS open events Sept 2023

Key Dates for September 2023 Admissions

Applications open: 6th September 2022
Closing date for applications: 31st October 2022

Offer Letters emailed and posted from Local Authority: 1st March 2023

Parents complete and return choices form to the Local Authority. This can be done online; you will receive confirmation that your request has been received via email.

As an Academy, the Governors of Didcot Girls' School adopt the same admission arrangements as those for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools. All applications for places should be made via the Local Authority on 01865 815175. For more information about the Local Authority Admissions Policy follow this link:

Secondary Schools Application Procedure

Our determined Admission Arrangements can be viewed in the Documents section below.

Click here to view the appeals procedure.

Induction for Rising Year 7


Resources for Rising Year 7 Families

Ofsted report

Please enjoy reading about school life at DGS in our Panorama publication:

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