The Oratory School

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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.