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Oakham School, Rutland



School Details
School Crest
Chapel Close,
Oakham,
Rutland,
United Kingdom,
LE15 6DT

Tel: +44 1572 758758
Fax: +44 1572 758595

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Founded:1584

Headmaster:
Nigel M Lashbrook, BA

Registrar:
Nigel Paddock

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
HMC, BSA, IB, IBO, ISBA, ISC, AMDIS
Religious affiliation:
Church of England, All denominations welcome
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
10 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£16,650
to
£19,350
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£19,950
to
£30,000
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£25,350
to
£31,575
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
264
Day
230
210
Full board
169
77
Weekly
110
551
Total
509
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
142
30
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Interview, Report from previous school, GCSE results, Entry test or exam, Common Entrance, Scholarship exam
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Means tested scholarships, Senior school entry, Drama, Other bursaries, Means tested bursaries, Art, Other scholarships, Financial need, Sport, Music, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Academic, Science, 6th Form, All-rounder, Junior school entry, CDT

What we offer


  • Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • ICT
  • Economics
  • Environmental studies
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Design technology
  • Critical thinking
  • Classics
  • Business studies
  • Media/Film studies
  • Government/Politics
  • Ancient Greek
  • English
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Greek
  • Tennis
  • Water sports
  • Table tennis
  • Swimming
  • Rounders
  • Gymnastics
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Fitness training
  • Cross-country
  • Cricket
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Athletics
  • Squash
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Netball
  • Polo
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Adventure training
  • Young Enterprise
  • Ballet
  • Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Rowing
  • Rock climbing
  • Language club
  • Horse riding and management
  • First aid/life savers
  • Canoeing
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Drama productions
  • Dance
  • Cycling
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Chess
  • Yoga
  • Orienteering
  • Scuba diving
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Epilepsy
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Autistic Spectrum of Difficulties
 
 
Head PhotoOakham is a boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 10 to 18, offering a choice of A-levels or IB in the Sixth Form.

Friendly and unpretentious, Oakham achieves impressive academic results at A-level and GCSE and we are one of the UK's Top IB schools. Our strength lies in challenging every individual to exceed his or her expectations through encouragement, pastoral support and a diversity of opportunity. Our Learning Habits at Oakham initiative develops lifelong learning skills and underpins all our teaching. Every pupil is valued and motivated to work hard. Academic facilities include a new Social Sciences Faculty, new Science and Design Technology centres, an art and design centre, an art gallery, one of the finest school libraries in the country, a theatre and a music school.

We have national reputations in Sport and Music. Drama and the Arts flourish. Our extensive activities programme includes voluntary action both locally and overseas. Oakhamians are warm and approachable but confident and determined young people. It is a very exciting place to be.


Our House system is central to daily life, and with close and supportive guidance, every pupil is valued and motivated. Communication between home and school is actively encouraged. Pupils regard their House as 'home' and their Housemaster or Housemistress as head of their school 'family'. A personal tutor supports each student and small tutorial groups meet regularly.


A spirit of energy and innovation shapes life at Oakham. Exposed to a wealth of opportunities and challenged to excel, students leave the School independent of mind and well equipped to face the future with confidence, enthusiasm and a lifelong appetite for learning.

Come and see for yourself. To visit us call our Admissions Team on 01572 758758.
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