11 - 18
Prep / Senior (Co-ed)
East of England
Founded in 1556
A-Level & GCSE
Oundle School, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, PE8 4GH,England
Key Information & Geographic location in the UK
Oundle School is a co-educational independent aged 11-18 which is located in a small town of Northamptonshire, about an hour’s drive from London. The school has a large scale with more than a thousand students, and the ratio of international students is relatively low. The school achieved great development and has become a well-established boarding school for both boys and girls, In 2007, the school built the SciTec complex with 16 state-of-the-art laboratories, contributing to the excellent academic achievements in research and technology. As the third largest independent day and boarding school in the UK, Oundle has 860 full boarders. Its traditional British education has attracted students from all parts of the UK and over 20 countries overseas.
Oundle has a strong academic atmosphere and encourages holistic education. In addition to the general A-Level curriculum, the school also offers Cambridge Pre-University Programme, with a great variety of electives, including German, art history, Italian and so on. Students achieved 79% of A*-A grades in 2019 GCSE and 52% in A-Level. In the past few years, there were more than 10 students in average who received offer from Oxford and Cambridge each year, proving an outstanding academic result.
Boarding and Pastoral Care for students:
The school has a total of 14 dormitories, all equipped with Wi-Fi. Boarders would have their three meals in the dormitory canteen with the housemasters, who maintain a close relationship with all boarders. There are school doctor and nurse to take care of students’ health around the clock. Every weekend, there are numerous activities, through which students can enhance their friendship and enrich their boarding life.
Oundle has great facilities: for indoor there are art and design centre, gymnasium and swimming pools, etc; outdoor there are playgrounds, shooting range . In particular, the school wishes to nurture students’ social responsibility and regularly organizes activities together with the community, Oundle Charity Venturers is founded to organize volunteer activities. The school also sets up Oscar Radio, which provides students with broadcast experience and public speaking opportunities.
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School Ranking 2019
A-Level A* - A
A-Level A* - B
GCSE 9 - 7
GCSE 9 - 4
Year 7 - £28,800
Year 8 - £33,420
Year 9 - £37,890
Year 10 - £37,890
Year 11 - £37,890
Year 12 - £37,890
Year 13 - £37,890
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