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The Oratory Prep School

Goring Heath, Reading, RG8 7SF

We are a Catholic, independent day and boarding school for children aged 2 – 13. Our pupils benefit from an excellent education enriched by our outstanding facilities, set within 65 acres of beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside.
The Oratory Prep School

Phone: 01189844511

Website: www.oratoryprep.co.uk

Head: Andrew de Silva

Registrar Details:

Hannah Thomas
0118 976 6924

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We are a Catholic, independent day and boarding school for children aged 2 – 13.
Our pupils benefit from an excellent education enriched by our outstanding facilities, set within 65 acres of beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside.

Notable Academic Facilities

A reputable Scholarship Programme and dynamic Leadership Programme help secure consistently high grades and impressive scholarship awards to some of the country’s top senior schools.

Wellbeing & Pastoral Care

Excellent pastoral support with an emphasis on Catholic values being central to all aspects of school life.

Advice For Parents

Whether you are seeking a school place in September or during the school year, we welcome you to come and meet our Headmaster, chat to our staff, pupils and parents and immerse yourself in our school to get a sense of what really sets us apart.

Typical Child

All children are unique, special, and have their own talents and gifts. Here at The Oratory Prep School, we look forward to working with you and your child to ensure that his or her learning journey continues – not only in a way that challenges them intellectually, but in a manner that inspires their curiosity and enables them to dream.

Highly Regarded For

Our reputable Scholarship Programme, excellent pastoral care and a focus on outdoor learning in our 65 acres school site.

Notable Points

Here at The Oratory Prep School, we offer full, weekly and flexi-boarding options.

Leavers' Attainment

Our Year 8 pupils consistently perform well at 13+ Common Entrance, and in a range of entrance exams specific to their chosen senior school. View our website to find out more information.

Sector: Independent

Type: Nursery, Junior School

Day/Boarding: Day & Boarding

Setting: Countryside

Total Pupils: 348

Ages Covered: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Gender: Co-ed

Religious Ethos: Roman Catholic

Opening Date: 02/05/1859

SEN: Comprehensive SEN support

Sibling Policy: Yes

Financial Assistance: Armed forces discount, Bursary, Sibling discount

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Entry Routes: 3+, 4+, 5+, 6+, 7+, 8+, 10+, 11+

Selection: Not Academically Selective

Languages: French, Spanish

Curriculum:

  • British
  • Early Years National Curriculum

Recreational Space:
Playground facilities in walking distance