The Oratory School
The Oratory School
- Founded in 1859
- Location England, Oxfordshire town of Henley-on-Thames
- Age 11-18 years
- Programs GCSE, A-Level
- Number of students 430
- Number of students in hostel 240
- Type of school School for Boys
- Accommodation Hostel
- Ranking 20th in BestSchools 2009 is the best in Britain on the teaching of art and design (GoodSchoolsGuide 2009) and the best private school in the area of sport achievements and physical training (Daily Telegraph 2007).
Oratory School is located in the town of Vudkout, near the town of Henley-on-Thames, just an hour away from central London and a half – from Heathrow Airport. There are trained 420 boys aged 11-18 years. Due to the small number of students in the school has a cozy atmosphere and good-natured.
Training takes place in six well-appointed buildings. Most of the students are at the guesthouse and live directly on the school grounds, the others – come to school from the nearest town. At school, convinced that a busy business child – a happy baby.
Here, we pay great attention to the sport. The Oratory School an excellent sports infrastructure. Students happy to play sports, take part in cricket, rugby, tennis, sports shooting – where they achieved great results.
The school is famous for its high level of academic training programs for GCSE and A-Level. According to a leading national ratings Oratory School is part of the top twenty independent boarding schools in the country (Best Schools 2009), it is a (Good Schools Guide 2009) the best in Britain on the teaching of art and design and the best private school in the area of sport achievements and physical training (Daily Telegraph 2007).
The school operates several creative and educational societies and clubs, it is easy to buy term papers, as the school has a dedicated service for it. After a busy school day teenagers engaged in music, painting, edition of the school newspaper and discuss the pressing issues in the debate club.
Originally founded as a Catholic school Oratory School, and to this day maintains the tradition of adherence to religious rituals. Every night before bedtime students gather for common prayer. Weekday usually ends at 21:30, when the kids go to sleep.
Creativity and leisure
- rock band jazz
- painting dance
- photo art theatrical skills
- Discussion Club edition of the journal
Many graduates continue their education at prestigious universities in England, Europe and the United States, including Oxford and Cambridge.
About the Author: Charlie Brook is a student. He lives in Texas, USA.