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Is Oundle School good?

Is Oundle School good?

Oundle considers itself one of the top co-educational boarding schools in the country. Academic standards are high with most pupils proceeding to top universities including about 25 to Oxbridge each year. Music, sport, art and drama are also practised and performed to a high level.

What is Oundle School known for?

Oundle School has long been associated with the very best of modern independent education, especially boarding. We take seriously our responsibility to our pupils so that they can emerge as decent, open-minded adults; ambitious about what they can go on to achieve and contribute, but never arrogant.

Who owns Oundle School?

Oundle School is a public school (English independent day and boarding school) for pupils 11–18 situated in the market town of Oundle in Northamptonshire, England. The school has been governed by the Worshipful Company of Grocers of the City of London since its foundation by Sir William Laxton in 1556.

What ranking is Oundle School?

Top UK 100 boarding schools by A-levels results

A*/A Rank School Name A-level %A*/A
30 Oundle School 61.6
31 Shrewsbury School 60.6
32 Kingswood School 60.5
33 Chigwell School 59.8

Is Oundle School a charity?

Oundle School was constituted as a charity in 1556 by a grateful former pupil for one purpose – to educate more children. Times and contexts have changed over the last four centuries, but we remain true to that founding ideal.

How many people are in Oundle School?

Oundle is home to 847 boarders and 268 day pupils, which equates to a pupil population of approximately three quarters full boarding and a quarter day.

How do I get into Eton College?

Although the vast majority of boys enter Eton at 13+, a limited number of placements are offered to boys entering at Sixth Form. To apply, your son must have received at least 6 A grades at GCSEs. He will also be required to provide a completed application form and report from his current school.

What’s Kettering like to live in?

Leisure and amenities. With stunning countryside on the doorstep, quaint villages full of thatched cottages and cosy country pubs and more stately homes than you can shake a stick at, Kettering has plenty of weekend pursuits to keep you busy.