OHS Originals

Since the school’s establishment in 1875, countless remarkable women have been educated here at Oxford High. On this page, you can learn about some of our best-known alumnae, from Dame Maggie Smith to Dame Pippa Harris.


Ada Benson

Baroness Warnock

Dame Josephine Barnes

Maggie Smith

Elizabeth Jennings

Dame Frances Kirwan

Amy Isles Freeman

Miriam Margolyes

Nina Raine

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Mel Giedroyc

Emma Bridgewater

Ann Pasternak Slater

Gemma Mortensen

Dame Pippa Harris

Fuchsia Dunlop

Asma Nizami

Ayesha Vardag