Badington House School
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Dragon School

Bardwell Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom OX2 6SS

Age Range & Fees

Age Range4 to 13
Annual Day Fees£12348 to £21768
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees£31686 to £31686
Annual Full Boarding Fees£31686 to £31686

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
317Day274
109Full Board69
10Weekly12
436Total355

Number of Staff

Full-time: 87
Part-time: 10

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
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Dr Crispin Hyde-Dunn


At the Dragon, new talents are uncovered and ambitions nurtured; friendships are forged and challenges embraced. Every child is valued and every achievement celebrated. A strong scaffold for academic excellence is provided by our wide-ranging curriculum and outstanding teaching, which together with our expansive provision of extra-curricular opportunities, equips our pupils for smooth transition to their senior schools and beyond. We promote our Dragon values of Kindness, Courage and Respect; we encourage a sense of service to others and a willingness to take responsibility.
  • 6th February 2021 - Prep & Pre-prep Virtual Open Morning - 9.30am

What we offer

  • Classics
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Environmental studies
  • ICT
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Photography
  • Ancient Greek
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial arts
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Adventure training
  • Ballet
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Horse riding and management
  • Orienteering
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Rock climbing
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • After school club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of services' children
  • Particular diets
  • Rail/Airport services
  • School bus service
  • Vegetarian
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Dyslexia
  • Autism
  • SEBD
  • MLD
  • SLD
  • PMLD
  • Language
  • Aspergers
  • Delicate/Medical
  • Epilepsy
  • Dual/Multi-Sensory
  • Acquired Brain Injury
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Method of Entry

  • This is a non-selective school
  • Report from previous school
  • Early registration or registration at birth
  • Registration
  • Non selective school

Scholarships & Bursaries

  • Armed forces discounts or bursaries
  • Financial need
  • Means tested bursaries

Accreditations and Affliations:

  • BSA
  • IAPS
  • NAHT

Religious Affliations:

  • Non-denominational


Teaching Languages:

  • English
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