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

Oakham School is an Inspirational place, where opportunities abound, talent is nurtured and characters are formed.


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

Spectacular Drum Recital

The second live lunchtime recital of the new academic year was given by 14 year old music scholar, Eddie, performing a range of drum kit repertoire for his ATCL diploma.

Welcome back boarders!

The first weekend of the new academic term saw boarders taking part in several Covid-Safe activities helping them to meet each other and build friendships within their House ‘bubbles’.

Bringing our community back together

We are looking forward to returning to School - welcoming back our community of boarders on Sunday and day pupils on Monday, along with all of our teaching and support staff. 

This is such a friendly school, everyone is so welcoming


Today at Oakham

Life in Lockdown: An Open Exhibition of Work by Students & Staff
Middle School Highlights Exhibition
Behavioural Detention
Dance Classes
Heads of Academic Departments Curriculum Design Meeting
Informal HM Meeting: Operational
Form 5 GCSE Devised Rehearsal
Life in Lockdown: An Open Exhibition of Work by Students & Staff
Middle School Highlights Exhibition

Give 100% in everything you do and you will be amazed by what you can achieve

From the Head Girl

My name is Georgina, but everyone calls me Gina. I have the privilege of being one of Oakham’s Heads of School this year.

Georgina -  HEAD GIRL

From the Deputy Head Girl

My name is Issy and I have been chosen to be your Deputy Head Girl this year. I have been at Oakham since Form 3 after coming from Witham Hall at the age of 13.


From the Deputy Head Boy

My name is Oliver, and I have the honour of being this year’s Deputy Head Boy. As a family, we have been associated with Oakham School for 50 years, and after leaving Orwell Park in Suffolk, I followed in the footsteps of my two older sisters to join Oakham in Form 3.



My name is Catherine and I have the privilege of being one of the Heads of School this year. I started at Oakham in the second term of Form 3, in Hambleton House.

Catherine - HEAD GIRL

It's not just about the amazing education you get at Oakham, it's about who you are when you leave


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.

Nigel Paddock, Registrar and our Admissions Team will be pleased to help you. Call us on +44 (0)1572 758758 and speak to Emma, Fran or Jackie or email