Welcome to Oakham School

We are a fully co-educational boarding and day school for 10-18 year olds, offering the IB Diploma and A-levels, located in the heart of rural England

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Welcome To Oakham

Headmaster's Welcome

Henry PriceHeadmaster

At Oakham, we aim to provide an education that not only acts as a preparation for life after school, but also recognises that these years are precious and should be enjoyable, memorable, and transformative.

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Latest News

More work experience opportunities for our pupils

Oakham pupils continue to benefit from work experience this summer, helping them make a decision about their future career and giving them the opportunity to develop workplace skills adding value to their CV. 

Jacob wins U15 National Swimming Champion title

Congratulations to Form 4 pupil Jacob, who won the U15 100m freestyle title at the 2022 Speedo British Summer Championships held at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield. Jacob’s winning time was an impressive 52:32 sec.

Work experience gives students career insight

Pupils Monica (Form 5) and Zara (Form 6) recently carried out work experience with Photocentric Ltd, a 3D Manufacturer, and Williams Commerce – Cloudfy, a leading B2B eCommerce platform, respectively. Their placements gave them an insight into the world of work, helping them decide on future careers and demonstrating their potential to prospective employers or universities.

Today at Oakham

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From the Head Girl

My name is Izzy, and I have the honour of being Head Girl at Oakham this year. I joined Oakham in Form 3 in Buchanan’s House.


From the Deputy Head Boy

My name is Paul and this year I was awarded the honour of being this year’s Deputy Head Boy.


From the Deputy Head Girl

My name is Grace and I am delighted to be Oakham’s deputy Head Girl this academic year.


From the Head Boy

My name is Tom and I have the privilege of being Oakham’s Head Boy this year. I joined Oakham in Form 1 from Witham Hall Prep School.


Come and Visit Us


See the School in action and meet our pupils. With good road, air and rail links, Oakham is only two hours from London and within easy reach of Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Birmingham and Cambridge. We have Open Mornings each term - use the link below to find out more information.

Anna Steiger, Director of Admissions and our Admissions Team will be pleased to help you. Call us on +44 (0)1572 758758 or email