Our Lady’s Abingdon

Our Lady’s Abingdon

Day School

Oxford, UK

Type of School: Private Co-educational Day School

Available Courses: A Level

Admission Age: 16-17

Number of Students: 400

Accommodation: Homestay

Year Established: 1860

Website: http://www.olab.org.uk/

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OLA is a thriving and highly-regarded independent day school for boys and girls. The school, which was founded in 1860, is set in pleasant grounds within walking distance of the centre of Abingdon and a few miles from Oxford.

OLA aims to develop the individual talents of each pupil, believing that every human being is created to become a unique person with gifts that need to be recognised and valued.

Key Facts:

  • Established by the founder of Modern Nursing Education, Florence Nightingale’s close friend, nun Claire Moore in 1860 and has since become a beacon of education in Oxfordshire.
  • The ISM Music Association awarded the OLA Music Bronze Award and listed the school as one of the top schools in the UK for music lessons.
  • British Ministry of Education International School Award