Oakham School, England

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Oakham School, England – excellence at A-Level & IB Diploma exams

Oakham is a boarding and day school in England for boys and girls aged 10 to 18. Located in a rural county town near London, the school offers a choice of A levels or IB in the sixth form.

Details

A-Levels or IB

Oakham achieves impressive academic results at A Level and GCSE/IGCSE and is one of the UK’s Top Ten IB schools.

The school’s strength lies in challenging every individual to exceed his or her expectations through encouragement, pastoral support and a diversity of opportunity.

The Learning Habits at Oakham initiative develops lifelong learning skills and underpins all teaching at the school. Every pupil is valued and motivated to work hard.

Academic facilities include new Science and Design Technology centres, an art and design centre, one of the finest school libraries in the country, a theatre and a music school.

This leading private school enjoys national reputations in sport and music. Drama and the arts flourish. An extensive activities’ programme includes voluntary action both locally and overseas.

Oakham students are warm and approachable but confident and determined young people. It is a very exciting place to be.

Care and support

The House system is central to daily life, and with close and supportive guidance, every pupil is valued and motivated.

The school has extensive experience of welcoming international students and 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.

Spirit of Oakham

Friendly and unpretentious, a spirit of energy and innovation shapes life at Oakham.

Exposed to a wealth of opportunities and challenged to excel, students leave the school with an independent mind and well equipped to face the future with confidence, enthusiasm and a lifelong appetite for learning.

FACILITIES

    Tuition

    • Senior Day Tuition

      £5,875 per term

    • Senior Boarding Tuition

      £9,785 per term

    • Junior Day Tuition

      £5,205 per term

    • Junior Boarding Tuition

      £7,985 per term

    • Scholarships

      Academic / Music / Performing Arts / Sports / All-Rounders / science / engineering

    • Academics

      • A-Level pass rate

        85% A*-B

      • GCSE pass rate

        1/4 of students achieved straight A*/As / 61.4% A*/A

      • IB Diploma Average

        36

      • Teaching Environment

        • Total enrollment

          1065

        • Setting

          Rural

        • Teacher - student ratio

          1:7

        • Programmes of Study

          • Academic programmes

            A-Level / GCSE / IB Diploma / iGCSE

          • Extracurricular programmes

            Rugby / Hockey / Football / Theatre / Art / Music / Duke of Edinburgh's Award / Combined Cadet Force / Film Club / yoga / Volunteering / Weekend social and activities programme / Choice of 30 types of Sport

          • Languages

            • Main language

              English

            • Language courses offered

              Spanish / German / Italian / Mandarin / Greek / ESL / EAL / Computerised language Lab

            • Pupils

              • Girls

                Yes

              • Boys

                Yes

              • Age of entry

                10 +

              • Age of entry to boarding houses

                10+

              • University Preparation

                • Preparation course

                  Yes - UK universities / Yes - US universities / Yes - other universities / Careers guidance

                • University counselling

                  Yes

                • Boarding

                  • Full boarding

                    Yes

                  • Day pupils

                    Yes

                  • Flexi-boarding

                    Yes

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