Welcome

As you explore the Larkmead website, you’ll discover that ours is a school community unlike any other. A carefully fostered, ordered community where each individual is encouraged to take advantage of the exceptional range of opportunities offered to them, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Progress at Larkmead over the past few years has been phenomenal. At a time when national attainment levels have fallen, ours have increased. Not just by 1% or 2%, but sometimes as much as 10%. This is no fluke. This has happened because of the continued monitoring and commitment by students, teachers and parents to ‘get it right’ for our students.

But Larkmead is not just about results. We enable all students to make appropriate progress but we make sure that their experience along the way is broad, exciting and challenging.

We believe that everyone can achieve. We value diversity and want every student to realise their potential and to recognise that their potential has no limit. We create positive learning spaces, where students and teachers learn together: each challenging the other to get better and better at what they do; each having a voice and being actively supported in the running and decision making of the school.
It is no coincidence then that our students are proud to be Larkmead students or that our existing parents are happy to recommend us to others.

There is confidence that we can inspire and enable a child to achieve, irrespective of background or individual challenges.

This is the uniqueness that is Larkmead School.

But don’t take our word for it, come along and see for yourself, we’d love to meet you.

Chris Harris – Headteacher

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  • Fun Holiday Music Workshops
    "Superheroes" for children in Reception to Year 2 Date: Tuesday 19th February 2019 Time: 9.30am-12pm Cost: £14 Come and try out instrumental work, singing, composing, movement plus craft activities "The Blues" for children in Year 3 to Year 6 Date: Tuesday 19th February 2019 Time: 9.15am-3.15pm Cost:  £26 Come and try...
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  • Ofsted Visit 15th January 2019
    I am happy to confirm that following our Ofsted inspection on the above date the school remains “Strongly Good”. It is four years since our last very strong inspection but the letter sent following the recent Section 8 inspection is...
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  • National Storytelling Week
    What a treat for National Storytelling Week… Abingdon’s very own ‘Beefeater’ here ‘Telling Tales from the Tower’, sharing the history of the Tower of London and his journey to become a Yeoman Warder with our Y7s. Students were shocked by torture,...
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  • Showtime - Charity Concert
    Larkmead School is proud to present a charity showcase of dance, drama and music in aid of Cancer Research and Maggie's Oxford from Tuesday 12th to Thursday 14th February at 7.30pm in the Main Hall. Tickets are £5.00 for adults...
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  • Unwanted Christmas Gift?
    Turn unwanted gifts or consumables into valuable resources for our school – Appeal by LarkRise PTA   If you receive something over Christmas which is not quite what you’d hoped for, get three of the same shower gel, or need to...
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