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27th November 2020

The Sunday Times Southeast State Secondary School of the Decade

We are honoured to announce that Dame Alice Owen’s School has been named The Sunday Times Southeast State Secondary School of the Decade by Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide, published in The Sunday Times and online this Sunday, November 29.

We were delighted …

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23rd October 2020

End of Half Term Newsletter Now Available!

Thanks to our Parent Volunteer Newsletter Editor, Lynn Bath, for pulling together all the articles which reflect another amazing half term at Owen’s! Please see our School Newsletters page!

Wishing you all a restful half term!


16th October 2020

Dr Alan Davison


Last Thursday, 8th October 2020, the entire Owen’s community was shocked and saddened to receive news of Dr Alan Davison’s sudden passing.

Headteacher at Dame Alice Owen’s from 2005 to 2016, Alan was an ever present character who ran the school in his own unique style.

He was …

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15th October 2020

Powerful poetry for uncertain times The Poetry Society announces the winners of The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award Entries soar for the 2020 competition


The Poetry Society has announced today the top 15 winners and 85 commended poets of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2020 at …

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20th August 2020

Congratulations to our GCSE students…

As widely reported, students have been awarded whichever grade was the higher of the centre assessed grade or that which was calculated by the exam boards.

Looking holistically at the GCSE results, they are excellent:

32% of all examinations were graded 9 25%  of all examinations were graded 8 75% …

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13th August 2020

Congratulations to our A-Level students…

Our congratulations go to everyone who has received A level results today. Whilst waiting for results is always an anxious time, this year has been even more difficult and we are thinking of those who are still waiting for their GCSE grades too. The mixed emotions our students (and their …

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15th July 2020

Hi everyone We hope you are well


The Art Department is delighted to showcase Dame Alice Owen’s first Virtual Art Exhibition for both GCSE and A-Level. Throughout their respective courses, our students have worked incredibly hard. They have produced some outstanding work demonstrating creativity and skill and it is an absolute pleasure to be …

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15th March 2020

Year 9 Pupil cycles 12 hours for charity  Tom Mead in year 9 has been very active during this challenging period. He completed a 12 hour virtual ride, raising money for The Felix Project – a charity that helps feed vulnerable people in London by collecting surplus food from supermarkets and restaurants; this is then delivered to schools …

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4th May 2020

Benefits of a Healthy Routine –

Clinical Psychologist Laura Villa explains the benefits of a healthy routine. This short video provides some strategies on how this can be achieved.


11th March 2020

DAOS Soul Band Evening –

It was A Night to Remember and the audience really did Reach for the Stars and go Crazy at the end of a brilliant evening of musical entertainment, Signed, Sealed and Delivered by the Junior and Senior Soul Bands in the Main Hall on Wednesday evening.

Following it#s Royal Albert …

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