Prior's Field September 2018
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The Oratory School

Woodcote, Reading, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom RG8 0PJ

Age Range & Fees

Age Range11 to 18
Annual Day Fees£17424 to £25341
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees£0 to £0
Annual Full Boarding Fees£24057 to £35499

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
110Day0
130Full Board0
10Weekly0
250Total0

Number of Staff

Full-time: 43
Part-time: 9

GCSE Pass Rate - Age 16

Grades A* - C or 9 – 5

Pass Rate - Age 18

Exams at age 18

Higher Education

Pupils who went on to Higher Education

What we offer

  • Business studies
  • Classics
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Economics
  • Electronics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Photography
  • Psychology
  • Theology
  • Ancient Greek
  • English
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • French
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Fencing
  • Fitness training
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Water sports
  • Adventure training
  • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Canoeing
  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Horse riding and management
  • Language club
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Young Enterprise
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Corps of drums
  • Guitar
  • Jazz
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of services' children
  • Particular diets
  • Rail/Airport services
  • School bus service
  • Vegetarian
  • Dyslexia

Method of Entry

  • Audition
  • Common Entrance
  • Entry test or exam
  • Report from previous school
  • Visit school
  • Assessment
  • GCSE results
  • Interview
  • Non selective school
  • Please apply to school
  • References
  • Registration
  • Scholarship exam
  • This is a non-selective school

Scholarships & Bursaries

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

Accreditations and Affliations:

  • BSA
  • HMC
  • ISC

Religious Affliations:

  • All denominations welcome
  • Roman Catholic


Teaching Languages:

  • English
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