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.
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