A group of Middle and Upper School students have travelled to the French Alps to enjoy some skiing at La Plagne ski resort before Christmas.
A group of Middle and Upper School students have travelled to the French Alps to enjoy some skiing at La Plagne ski resort before Christmas.
Oakham School has been given ‘top marks’ in its latest inspection report from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), with the quality of education at Oakham being rated ‘Excellent’ – the highest rating schools can be awarded.
A brilliant Athletics season came to a head this term.
This term, pupils from Lower One to Form 7 have been competing successfully in Maths Challenges.
Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter was an excellent foil to the Main School Production, Chicago.
It has been a busy and interesting term for pupils to learn about, be inspired by, and generally keep up with Politics!
On Sunday, OO and critically-acclaimed actor Richard Hope (71) led a workshop in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre (QET) for some of the Drama Department’s scholars and GCSE pupils.
Oakham’s actors achieved the feat of five nights of standing ovations in front of a full house for their fantastic performances in Chicago.
Oakham was delighted to welcome a renowned author, a leading academic, and the CEO of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals to our 25th anniversary celebrations of the Smallbone Library.
Oakham’s 1st VI has successfully qualified for the National Indoor Hockey Finals, after being crowned Midlands champions in an incredibly fierce regional tournament held at the weekend.
The Art department welcomed teachers and support staff this week to a Christmas wreath workshop.
Oakham’s Netball teams have completed a clean sweep at the Leicestershire and Rutland County Championships by winning all three titles: the U14, U16 and U19s.
Our Winter Term Music at Lunchtime concert series was brought to a close with a mesmerizing piano recital by Form 6 Music Scholar, Rupert.
A group of Form 4 pupils studying German attended an event hosted by Business Language Champions and GCHQ.
It has been another successful season for Oakham’s rugby players, both past and present.
The final Friday night concert of the term presented an opportunity for Lower School musicians to show the fruits of their labours...
November brought another array of great Music at Lunchtime concerts.
Congratulations to Form 4 pupil Will who has won the Leicestershire County Cricket Club Batsman of the year award for the second year running and Rutland League Performance of the Year for a century in the league.
It has been a busy and interesting term for Oakham’s Politics Department - keeping pupils up to date with all of the latest political developments, as well as arranging a snap mock election!
On Saturday a small group of Oakham pupils attended a tree-planting event in Derbyshire as part of the Woodland Trust’s “Big Climate Fightback”; a national event providing opportunities for people to get involved in tree-planting activities across the country to help reduce the effects of climate change.
Oakham is delighted to be celebrating 25 years of the Smallbone Library all day today with a series of events and lectures.
This year’s Form 7 Spanish Immersion trip returned to Mallorca during October Half Term.
Well done to the U18 Boys Indoor Hockey team for qualifying for the Regional Finals following their success in the Zonal tournament.
The Art department welcomed staff and pupils to a Christmas Craft event at lunchtime in the Smallbone Library.
Well done to Arthur, Thomas and Joshua for winning the book-themed composition competition launched in collaboration with the Music Department.
Form 7 pupils studying for an IB Diploma in Visual Arts held a mock exhibition showing their fantastic key work to date in the Wheelhouse Gallery.
Old Oakhamians gathered from across the UK to attend the annual Old Oakhamian President’s Dinner, which this year took place in the Barraclough Dining Hall at the School.
Kat Klohe (OO ’07) visited the Social Science Faculty on Friday before the OO President’s dinner to share her experience of Oakham School, her life experience after Oakham and to raise awareness of neglected tropical diseases and how they hamper the development of Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs).
The Autumn Concert got under way with a fiercely intense performance of Ravel’s Bolero.
Izzi, Joanna and Evie (Form 3) as well as Zara, Alice and Milly (Form 4) have been picked for the U15 Loughborough Lightning hub.
Congratulations to Barrow House who won the ‘Champion of Champions’ inter-house debating competition. Barrow House is only one of two Middle School houses to have ever defeated their Upper School opponents in the Champions final!
Every Wednesday, our pupils perform fanstatic concerts at All Saints' Church. We take a moment to throwback to our October lunchtime recitals.
On Tuesday evening the Art department ran a cyanotype workshop for members of staff to help them learn a new creative process and to commit some time for their own wellbeing.
Oakham School’s indoor hockey players have been putting in some excellent performances this term, with teams reaching both the County and Regional Finals.
Well done to Form 1 pupil Charles who won 2nd place in the Junior handler category at the North Wales and Mercia Region Annual Lamb Show with his Ryeland called Rose.
Congratulations to the U16 Netball team who were clear winners in the recent County tournament, winning all of their six matches to secure a place in the Regionals tournament.
Congratulations to Form 2 pupil Sofia who attended the Corby Athletics awards and came away with 4 awards!
Oakham’s busy concert schedule continued on Friday night in the Chapel with several of our leading ensembles...
Oakham School welcomed back Old Oakhamians and current Leicester Tigers rugby players Jack Van Poortvliet and Sam Costelow, alongside fellow Tigers player James Whitcombe, to help coach the U13A rugby squad in their preparations for their forthcoming competitions.
Oakham’s Textiles pupils were delighted to visit Sir Paul Smith’s head office in Covent Garden.
We are absolutely delighted to announce that Oakham School has been shortlisted for the ‘Strategic education initiative of the year’ category in the 2020 Tes Independent School Awards.
Two of Oakham’s talented musicians have won accolades at the Nottingham Young Musician of the Year competition and this weekend they will be awarded their trophies and prizes, along with performing in the final.
On Wednesday 6 November, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched the Conservative Party's General Election campaign, 26 pupils who study GCSE Citizenship made the journey into Westminster for an immersive day of activities, which provided insights into both past and present UK politics.
Upper school Geography and Design Technology pupils spent October half-term holiday in and around the magnificent city of Bologna, Northern Italy.
Well done to Becca (Form 6) and Tilly (Form 4) who have been selected as members of the England National Age Group (NAGS) Hockey U18 and U16 squads respectively.
This week Oakham School is delighted to be supporting the ISC’s Partnership Week, which aims to shine a light on the wonderful work taking place in independent schools across the UK.
A group of students and staff are heading to Mexico to enjoy an unforgettable underwater experience.
Creative Art Day saw 71 pupils take a trip to see the production of Morgan’s cars at their factory in Malvern and take part in a Wacky Races design challenge.
The Art department has had a busy few days with Form 3 creative projects taking place over a day and a half.
Hi, my name is Varvara and I’m here to tell you a little bit about Art department and life as an Art scholar. I became an Art scholar in Form 2 when I was studying in Lower School.
Film maker and award-winning author Matt Dickinson made a return visit to Oakham School to give talks on topics including climbing Everest, film-making and glaciers.
Scrumptious tea and cakes, along with sparkling entertainment, was the order of the day at Oakham School’s annual Harvest Party held on Monday afternoon.
Form 6 pupils recently took part in a mini Model United Nations (MUN) event.
Oakham’s Voluntary Action pupils have been busy this Service Weekend helping our local community.
Pupils in Lower 1 have spent an exciting weekend in London at the Natural History Museum.
Margot (Form 6), Ellie-Mae (Form 7) and Becca (Form 6) have made their debut appearances last weekend for the National League Club, Leicester, and the National Premier League Club, Beeston, respectively.
Oakham students are looking forward to facing a wide array of challenges as part of their Service Weekend over the next three days.
Oakham’s U19 netball team are celebrating after winning all 8 games at the County Tournament to secure their place in the Regional Tournament for the 8th year running.
Today the School Chapel was alive with the sound of Rutland’s primary school pupils practising for their showcase Pied Piper! concert in a week’s time.
Well done to Lower 1 pupil Lottie who has won the U11 Girls’ Cross Country event for the second time running in two weeks, with the girls’ team finishing 3rd and the boys finishing 2nd.
The U13 and U15 girls’ tennis teams recently competed in the Regional Finals Aegon League competition after having won local matches at County level.
Oakham students have just returned from a very successful MUN debating conference defending the interests of Chile and Equatorial Guinea.
Congratulations to Form 7 student Joshua and Form 5 pupils Archie and Alex who won first, second and third place respectively in the recent Otterbox Design competition.
Pre-U Seventh Formers studying Painting or Sculpture and IB Diploma students recently visited the Tate Modern for inspiration for their projects.
One of the most popular musicals in Broadway history, Chicago, returns to Oakham this Autumn term!
Oakham U14 netball team are celebrating after winning all 5 of their games at the County Tournament reaching the Final to be played in December.
Form 6 A-level & IB Diploma Design Technology pupils recently visited Jaguar Land Rover to learn about their production line, their testing process and to see how their vehicles develop into world-class, high performance cars.
Lower 1 cross country runners put in some top individual and team performances at the Rutland Primary Schools Cross Country event, held at Sykes Lane, Rutland Water.
Upper School Philosophy students were delighted to welcome Professor David Webb from Staffordshire University to address them at the first Philosophy Society meeting of the year about climate change.
The Spanish Department have kicked off their exciting enrichment programme with a visit to Stamford Arts Centre to see the newly released film of acclaimed Spanish director, Pedro Almodóvar.
A talented Music Scholar from Oakham School has been invited to join the elite National Youth Chamber Choir – an accolade usually given to those who are beginning their professional singing careers, not when they are still studying at school!
Pupils in Forms 1 to 7 have recently entered the Otterbox Design competition, the results of which have yet to be announced.
Dr Arfon Rees, retired Professor of Russian History at Birmingham University, gave a lecture to Form 6 A-level students on ‘Dilemmas in modernising Russia’.
The Art Department recently hosted a bookbinding workshop for School staff. Participants learned the art of bookbinding and then used the books that they made for drawing and collage.
Form 5 Religion & Philosophy pupils visited Cambridge Buddhist Centre and Ely Cathedral this week as part of their GCSE course.
As part of the Lower School’s induction programme, Form 1 spent two wonderful days camping in the countryside near Harringworth, developing their learning skills outside the classroom.
Congratulations to 19 CCF cadets in Form 7 who have achieved a BTEC Diploma Level 2 in Teamwork and Personal Development in the Community.
Form 2 visited Burghley House to find out more about Tudor life and portraiture.
Congratulations to Wharflands House who swept the board at the annual interhouse Steeplechase winning the Junior, Inter and the Senior races.
GCSE Form 4 pupils visited a few of the capital’s museums to conduct primary research, learn about the designers, their work and the influences that inspired them.
Oakham designers were recently hosted by the humorous and insightful Mr Dan Black from the London based design company “black+blum”.
Well done to athlete Evan in Form 7, who has been awarded the Jim Sharlott Memorial Trophy for ‘Best athlete performance’ in 2019-2020 by the Leicestershire and Rutland Athletics Association (LRAA).
Lower 1 pupils enjoyed a visit to nearby Egleton Nature Reserve at Rutland Water to learn about the different habitats found there.
At the weekend, Sargants House embarked on Rumble Live Action Gaming (paintballing but without the paint and pain) at Grafham Water.
GCSE geographers have been investigating the impact of tourism with groups travelling to the town of Stratford-upon-Avon and the city of Cambridge to carry out their research.
This week Sixth Formers studying Business took part in an entrepreneurial activity known as ‘The Trading Hour’ and raised more than £200 for the charity YoungMinds.
Oakham School welcomed back 9 Old Oakhamians last weekend to take on the current 1st VII netball team in a battle of ‘youth versus experience’.
Last weekend saw pupils from the Middle School Boys Day Houses, Barrow and Clipsham, take part in some fun team building activities.
Oakhamians have been awarded an impressive 170 of the top ‘9’ grades, in this year’s GCSE examinations – a 9% increase on last year’s results.
The School’s orchestras have enjoyed an excellent year of performances, leading up to their final Oakham concert of the season on Friday 21 June. They offered a wide-ranging programme of popular orchestral classics, which was hugely appreciated by the Chapel audience.
Form 7 student Sam increased his tally of caps playing for the Wales U20 squad at the recent Rugby World Championships in Argentina.
An incredible day of success saw Lower School athletes finish a record-breaking season by winning an amazing 10 medals at the National Prep School Finals at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium.
Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass will come to life at the QET in Oakham this weekend in the Lower School’s spectacular production of The Adventures of Alice!
Despite the inclement weather ‘stopping play’ a few too many times, it’s been an excellent season for cricket at Oakham!
Oakham’s athletes go from strength to strength – breaking school records, as well as racking up a variety of podium finishes in meets across the county, region and country!
It’s been a busy term of dance showcases with pupils from Lower 1 to Form 4 performing on stage in the QET.
Form 6 Critical and Contextual Studies’ students have recently taken inspiration from a visit to Cambridge for their ‘Personal Investigation’ project.
As part of the Form 4 Project; a 2-day project enabling pupils to further develop their team-working, research and presentation skills, nineteen students worked with Andrew Gillespie, a contemporary Artist based in Birmingham.
A fantastic new exhibition by our Artist in Residence Jessica Gilbert is now being displayed in the Wheelhouse Gallery until 28 June, showcasing her work.
The Modern Foreign Language Society celebrated the end of the year for Form 6 with an evening of song, dance and dramatic performance.
Over two sunny June days, more reminiscent of Italy than the UK in 2019, 25 Form 4 Oakhamians took part in the Language and Business Challenge Project “The Italian Job”.
It’s been another impressive year for students taking part in the TeenTech Awards at Oakham School: with teams winning much-coveted places in the Final for the fourth year running!
Oakham students have just returned from a very successful Alkmaar International MUN debating competition, where they have received huge praise for their debating skills representing the Republic of Korea and Belgium.
Form 7 student and Wales U20s Rugby star Sam, continues to perform strongly at the World Rugby U20 Championship held in Argentina.
Since leaving School, students from the classes of 2015–18 have been busy forging successful careers in their chosen sport.
Last Saturday Oakham athletes competed in the County Championships at Saffron Lane Leicester winning 17 medals, 7 of which were Gold.
Form 7 student and rising rugby star Sam is juggling taking his A-level exams and playing for the U20 Rugby World Championships.
At lunchtime on Wednesday Form 1 and lower 1 pupils were treated to a French story telling event.
Inter-house competitions of various sorts take place regularly throughout the year and this week saw the Lower School Girls compete in their annual Inter-house Tennis Tournament.
Last term saw Middle and Upper School students enjoy Sports Day in glorious sunshine.
Well done to Eric (Form 2), Ranulph (Form 4) and Eloise (Form 6) who are winners of the inaugural Geography Photography Competition, the theme of which was “Geography – Human or Physical”.
Oakham School was honoured to welcome Nobel Prize winner and current President of the Royal Society, Dr Venkatraman Ramakrishnan FRS, for a unique event: ‘In conversation with Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, Nobel Laureate.’
A team of students from Oakham School have won the prestigious ‘Innovation Award’ for their work in the Engineering in Education Scheme (EES), beating over 100 schools from the East Midlands who took part in the competition.
The Leicestershire Youth Hockey Schools and Youth Presentation evening saw Oakhamians pick up plenty of awards for their successful 2018-2019 season.
Pupils in Lower One recently visited the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the National Coal Mining Museum.
Three Oakham School rugby players have gained international honours by playing for England and Wales.
Congratulations to Old Oakhamian Sam Wolstenholme (17) who has signed a two-year contract as a professional with Wasps Rugby Football Club.
Form 4 Artists enjoyed a visit to Pitt Rivers, the Museum of Natural History and the Ashmolean in Oxford.
Pupils in Form 2 have recently visited Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire, the birthplace and family home of Sir Isaac Newton.
Congratulations to Form 7 student Loewe for winning a Silver Award, as well as Amir and Nikhil for winning Bronze Awards in the 2019 Biology Olympiad.
Lower School boys from Peterborough (PH) and Sargants Houses – together with a group of Hodges girl boarders – challenged themselves once again to cycle around Rutland Water raising money for charity in the process.
Lower One have set off on their annual residential trip to Lea Green Development Centre near Matlock in Derbyshire.
Congratulations to OO Alex Goode who has been named ‘European Player of the Year 2019’ after he helped his club Saracens win a third Champions Cup.
Two talented actors from Oakham School have been offered a much-coveted place in The National Youth Theatre (NYT) of Great Britain.
Old Oakhamian and Leicester Tigers player Matt Smith has announced his retirement from professional rugby at the end of the season after a 14 year career, which saw him amass 227 appearances and score 30 tries for the club.
Form 6 students studying Environmental Systems and Society as part of their IB Diploma visited Twycross Zoo to learn more about biodiversity and conservation.
Computer Science students took part in Oakham’s second-ever Hackathon along with students from Dixie Grammar.
Form 4 students of Spanish were joined by students from neighbouring Catmose College for a performance of ‘El Viejo Saloon’ by the Onatti Theatre Company.
Congratulations to Form 1 pupil Sofia who won Gold medals in the U13 girls 800m and 1500m races at the Northamptonshire County Track and Field Championships.
Oakham School was delighted to welcome back Annie Whitehall (11) to speak to current students about her undergraduate study and career in politics, business and communications.
Oakham School is honoured to be welcoming Nobel Prize winner and current President of the Royal Society Dr Venkatraman Ramakrishnan FRS on Thursday 16 May for a unique event: ‘In conversation with Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, Nobel Laureate.’
Congratulations to Form 6 student Janhavi who has been given the honour to chair an international committee on the General Assembly at the International Model United Nations Conference (MUN) being held in Alkmaar, Holland after half-term.
Fasten your seatbelts, set your ray guns to stun and prepare to blast off with Oakham’s talented actors in their rendition of the Olivier-award winning musical - Forbidden Planet!
Oakham School’s U18 Football Team have rounded off an extraordinary season that has led them all the way to the ISFA National Cup Final, placing them second in the country.
Members of Staff were invited to attend an exhibition of various works by the Art Department Staff in the Smallbone Library.
Form 3 pupils travelled to Weinheim in Germany during the first week of the Easter holidays to stay with their German exchange families and experience first-hand the language and culture of Germany.
Over Easter, students from Forms 3 and 4 embarked on the annual French exchange trip to the beautiful southern city of Montpellier.
As we take a well-earned break after a bustling Spring term, we reflect back on the last month of spectacular Music at Lunchtime concerts, put on by our talented students.
Oakham’s netball players reach National Finals, are inspired & coached by England player Jodie Gibson & have been selected to play for Netball Academies.
During the last week of the Spring Term, Oakham’s IB Diploma students enjoyed an evening of celebration and awards, recognising achievement within the IB Diploma Programme.
Oakham Hockey has seen a victorious term with teams reaching Regional and National Finals, securing the League title and players celebrating representative honours.
Oakham Shooting has seen impressive results this term with shooters winning the Midlands Schools Cup, students being selected to shoot at a National level and teams reaching the Finals in their specific shooting categories.
Form 6 IB language acquisition students spent an afternoon and evening at King’s College London taking part in the German Department Play Day.
The History Department has been transformed by a stunning series of artworks that are designed to inspire students, provoke thought and commemorate those Oakhamians who served in the Great War.
Congratulations to talented mathematician Ryan in Form 5 who has been invited to the National Mathematics Summer School as a result of his excellent performance in the UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT) Intermediate Challenge.
Oakham’s Drama Scholars took part in an extraordinary production of ‘Handbagged’ by Moria Buffini which left audiences not only on their feet with appreciation, but also in awe of how such young actors could convincingly characterise two of the world’s most iconic women: the Queen and Margaret Thatcher.
As a truly co-educational school (with 50% girls and 50% boys) that fully embraced co-education back in the 70s before other independent secondary schools, we don’t just celebrate inspiring women on International Womens’ Day!
Four Oakhamians are celebrating after receiving offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, two of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions.
Oakham School joined French speakers around the world in celebrating the French language and culture on Francophone Day.
Congratulations to 9 CCF cadets in Form 7 who have achieved a BTEC Diploma Level 2 in Teamwork and Personal Development in the Community.
Oakham School’s Academic Scholars were honoured to welcome Mr Jonathan Derbyshire, Executive Opinion Editor at the Financial Times as guest speaker at their annual Academic Scholars’ Dinner.
Oakham’s Hockey players are celebrating following a run of County successes!
Despite gale force winds from Storm Gareth, Oakham pupils overcame their D of E, CCF and Voluntary Action challenges admirably for Service Weekend.
The final weekend of the Six Nations was certainly a busy one for Oakhamians - with both current and former students making their mark in this well-loved tournament.
Form 6 Pre U Textile Artists visited the National Centre for Craft & Design in Sleaford to view a touring exhibition that celebrates new directions in textile art, entitled "Ctrl/Shift".
A small group of Form 5 and Form 6 Oakham students interested in pursuing a career in science recently attended a neuroscience outreach event entitled “Brain, Behaviour and Beyond” at Leicester University where they learnt more about the brain and how it functions.
Lower School had a ‘red themed’ non-uniform day on Friday 15 March to acknowledge and support this year’s Comic Relief.
A talented Oakhamian, along with her dog Tia, are celebrating having won a much-coveted place in the Crufts ‘Agility Dog of the Year’ Final!
Last weekend Oakham School hosted the 15th annual Spring Luncheon assisted by the Voluntary Action (VA) students.
Oakham School was delighted to welcome England netball player and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jodie Gibson to help coach the U14 and 1st VII in their preparations for the forthcoming National Final competitions this weekend.
Form 1 enjoyed a French play performed by actors from visiting theatre group Onatti Productions Ltd.
This weekend is always a highlight in Oakham’s calendar as over 500 pupils participate in activities for Service Weekend.
Form 5 Artists visited the Hepworth Gallery and the Sculpture Park in Yorkshire as part of their exam preparations.
Congratulations to Form 5 pupil George who has been selected to shoot for Wales in the British Schools Small Bore Shooting Association (BSSRA) International competition.
Three Oakham School pupils have qualified for the shooting final of the U18 Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Target Rifle Shooting Association (NLRTSA.) competition.
Lincoln House has introduced a new initiative whereby one of the girls is nominated the Woman of the Week (WOW).
Congratulations to Hattie (Form 3), Ben (Form 3), Scott (Form 2) and Eddie (Form 2) who finished an impressive joint second place in the Regional Final of the Junior Team Maths Challenge.
Congratulations to Form 1 pupil Sofia who finished 2nd out of 8 athletes representing Northamptonshire County at the UK Inter Counties Cross Country championship held at Prestwold Hall.
Oakham rugby players, past and present, have been garnering plenty of success in national and club teams.
Head of Careers, Mrs Pippa Gibbs, was recently invited to work as a volunteer Careers Advisor at the ‘What Career Live?’ event held at the NEC, Birmingham on 1 March.
A magnificent ‘Europe’ themed photographic exhibition featuring work by students and staff has recently been on display at the Wheelhouse Gallery.
The Smallbone Library celebrated World Book Day by launching a Short Story competition around this year’s theme of ‘Share a Story’.
Congratulations to our U12 Boys’ and Girls’ Hockey teams for triumphing at the County tournament and reaching the Regional Hockey Finals.
Well done to the U14 boys finishing Midlands runners up in the Regional Finals and are now one step away from qualifying for the National Finals!
The School's annual concert always promises to be a treat for the ears, but this year's concert was a truly varied spectualar, setting new high standards for performance at Oakham School.
Many congratulations to the U13 Girls’ and Boys’ hockey teams who were crowned County Champions last weekend.
Oakham School History and Religion & Philosophy Departments took Form 1 Pupils to Lincoln Castle and Cathedral.
To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March, students from Form 6 and 7 have been invited to attend a series of seminars hosted by The Matthews Society.
Oakhamian delegates have won several awards and received huge praise following their participation at the Model United Nations (MUN) Conference held at Kingswood School, Bath.
Form 6 Geography students have just returned from their field trip to Yorkshire.
Last Sunday, despite the inclement weather, Oakham hosted a highly successful rugby sevens tournament in which 20 of the best rugby-playing schools from all over the UK took part.
Form 6 Politics students were treated to an undergraduate-style lecture from Dr Justin Schlosberg of Birkbeck, University College London about the role the media plays in controlling our political agenda.
Over the half-term break, 16 boys from Forms 4 to 7 travelled to Spain for some pre-season cricket training.
A group of 30 students from Form 6 and accompanying staff have just returned from Kenya, where they spent time teaching and working with pupils in two local primary schools.
A record number of 26 top universities from around the UK participated in this year’s University Fair, providing expert advice for our students on university admissions.
Form 7 rugby player Jack has been selected for the England U18 rugby squad and will attend a development camp this week.
Oakham School students are returning to Kenya for the ninth time during February half term to support primary schools in rural Kenya.
Members of the Oakham Geography Society attended a talk by Tim Marshall, author of the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller, ‘Prisoners of Geography’ and ‘Worth Dying for’ at the Stamford Arts Centre.
Last week DocSoc was hosted at Harington School and saw Form 6 (Year 12) students from both schools speak about various healthcare issues in the news, a now annual event.
Lower One pupils had great fun celebrating “La Chandeleur” (French Pancake Day) today by making their own crêpes.
14 Oakhamians were invited to the annual one day MUN (Model United Nations) conference at Merchant Taylors School in London representing Norway, Egypt and Ivory Coast.
Oakham School’s eleventh annual English Song Competition took place on Sunday 3 February 2019, and despite the bitterly cold weather, it was once again a glorious and warm-hearted celebration of singing at Oakham.
Congratulations to Oakham rugby players this weekend with Form 7 student Sam taking part in the Welsh U20 side of the Six Nations championship and our School team winning the Trent 10s U18 tournament.
Oakham runners had a successful weekend at the Leicestershire and Rutland County Championship including Form 1 (Year 7) Girls’ and Boys’ teams being crowned County Champions!
Oakham’s Art Scholars enjoyed a workshop this week run by our Artist in Residence, Miss Jessica Gilbert.
This Wednesday lunchtime, we were treated to a spectacular performance of Beethoven’s Sonata No. 1 in D major.
Oakham's IB Diploma students took part in their Group 4 Project this week, which saw them facing a variety of difficult challenges.
Our Lower One pupils visited the Warning Zone in Leicester this week for the third year running to learn about staying safe and especially e-safety.
Well done to Form 1 pupil Katie, who is a prize winner in the mixed media category at the Rutland Open Youth Art Exhibition.
Congratulations to our U14 and U19 girls for triumphing at the Regional Schools’ Netball tournament and reaching the National Netball Finals for the second year running.
It was wonderful to welcome back a number of younger OOs from the classes of 2012 to 2017 on Saturday 19 January to give a charity concert in aid of the National Foundation for Youth Music.
Congratulations to Oakham’s 1st XIV Fly Half, Sam, who has been selected for the Welsh U20 squad!
Oakham School’s Biology Society members were delighted to welcome Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, a Research Professor and director of the Centre for Systems Neuroscience and Head of Bioengineering at the University of Leicester.
The Lower School Common Room has seen a new window display installation featuring pupils’ own words and sentences highlighting what Oakham means to them.
Oakham School was thrilled to welcome back Old Oakhamian and Volvo Ocean Race veteran, Emily Nagel, to speak to students, staff and members of the local sailing community.
Five of Oakham’s rugby players are thrilled to be part of the Leicester Tigers U18 Academy Squad’s five-game winning streak!
Form 6 music scholar, William, introduced the first pupil lunchtime recital of 2019 perfectly, with a mesmerizing performance of German Lieder.
Form 6 Critical and Contextual Studies group spent a busy day in Birmingham focussing on how galleries are programmed as well as how exhibitions curated.
The Form 7 Pre-U Mid Year exhibition is now open to visitors in the Wheelhouse Gallery and showcases pieces by students who have pushed their skills in their chosen discipline of Painting or Textiles.
This term we are delighted to welcome Dmitriy Ashton to Oakham, in an exciting new role for the School, as IB MYP Coordinator.
In conjunction with this year’s Engineering Education Scheme (EES), a group of Oakham students spent two days at Loughborough University building their first scale prototypes following months of research and design.
Form 6 IB students enjoyed an informative trip to the BMW Mini production plant at Cowley, near Oxford.
Six Oakhamian linguists swept the board at the ‘Business Language Champions’ ‘All the World’s Your Stage’ workshop in Nottingham winning 6 prizes.
Oakham’s 1st VII netball team are celebrating after winning all 9 of their games at the Perse Tournament, held in Cambridge.
The start of the Spring Term has seen the annual arrival of our Gap students from Australia.
Following three months of exploration, interpretation and experimentation, Jess Gilbert, Oakham’s Artist-in-Residence, has launched her first exhibition at Oakham School.
Oakham Hockey enjoyed a busy Christmas period with a squad of senior hockey players on a pre-season tour to Barcelona, a Junior pre-season camp at Oakham and impressive achievements garnered by Oakhamians playing at Club Indoor matches.
Oakham’s piano department was thrilled to receive an invitation to take part in the Steinway Artist Masterclass with concert pianist, Charles Owen, held at the prestigious venue of Steinway Hall.