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

Oakham Drama Scholars stage powerful production

Last week saw the return of live theatre to the QET, with the Middle School Drama Scholars putting on the first production of the new academic year - a successful three-night run of ‘The Government Inspector’.

Excellent pupil lunchtime recitals to begin the term

Excellent pupil lunchtime recitals to begin the term

Following on from the Director of Music’s week 1 piano recital, growing audiences in All Saints’ Church have enjoyed brass and piano lunchtime recitals in the second and third weeks of term.

Charlie (Form 4) and Archie (Form 6) entertained us with their accomplished playing on Wednesday 15 September.

Samantha (Form 6) was the next recitalist to perform on Wednesday 22 September. 

Both recitals can be viewed again online at

Today at Oakham

Form 6 ALIS Testing Week
Duty Staff/Decem: NPF/JEG/PAH/Caitlin Hopkinson
Form 7 A-level Geography Field Trip
Netball: 1st VII ISNC Round 1
Gunthorpe Charity Cake Sale
Form 6 IB Practical Skills Workshop
Mixed Badminton: 1st, 2nd VI v Oundle
Rugby: 1st, 2nd XV, U16A v Loughborough GS (h)
Form 5 Drama GCSE: Devised Practical Rehearsal
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 and speak to Antonia, Fran, Mary or Jackie or email