Larkmead School – Open Evening & Morning

Larkmead School will be opening its doors on the 12th & 13th October for parents and prospective students. Come and have a look around, listen to our headteacher talk and hear what our pupils have to say about being a Larkmead student.

Larkmead is a truly comprehensive school, a place where students will grow up in a community that reflects the diversity of the real society they will find in the workplace.

Our outcomes and destinations also reflect this diversity with students achieving strongly at all levels and exceptional progress at A-Level where 10% of our recent cohort achieved straight A/A* in all of their exams and where progress was significantly above average.

At GCSE nearly 80% of our students achieved the A*-C equivalent in English and where progress was once again above average. We also boasted one of the very few students achieving A* in every subject and a new level 9 in English Language/ Literature and Maths, one of only two thousand students in the country from state and private schools.

The school is part of the Vale Academy Trust a local group of schools dedicated to excellence in outcomes and opportunities. Our membership of the VAT extends our already impressive range of opportunities for extra-curricular activities in school and a wealth of day and residential opportunities out of school.

As a school we also work closely with our near neighbours which include St Helens and St Katherine and Abingdon School, to provide the widest educational opportunities for our students. This complements a rich and varied curriculum where English and Maths are obvious strengths but also where the Arts and Design have a distinctive influence on our educational philosophy. We are an Arts Mark Gold school a relative rarity in Oxfordshire and we work closely with the creative professions preparing students for employment in one of the biggest market places in the United Kingdom.

Our strapline, One Community; Individual Minds; Creating futures reflects how our students see their school with a particular emphasis on the Community.

  • 2017 marked the best ever A Level results at Larkmead. 55% A* – B
  • 2017 saw the best ever GCSE results for Larkmead
  • Larkmead student was one of only 2,000 across the UK to achieve top grades in all GCSE subjects
  • Larkmead has great connections, enabling our students to reach further and exceed expectations.

Open Evening
12th October 2017 – 5.30pm – 8pm
Headteacher Talks 5.45pm & 7.45pm

Open Morning
13th October 2017 – 9am – 1pm
Headteacher Talks 9.15am & 11.15am