Welcome to The Oratory School



The Oratory School is an Independent Boys’ Boarding and Day School for ages 11-18. We are a Catholic school which welcomes boys of all faiths or none. We are a happy and supportive community where boys from all backgrounds are welcomed and inspired to learn and grow. We are blessed with outstanding facilities on a magnificent country estate and yet we are within easy travelling distance of London, major motorways, railways and airports. We also have a growing bus network.

The School offers small class sizes and superb facilities and whilst the focus is on high academic achievement, Head Master, Joe Smith, has a clear vision to ensure that each boy flourishes and fulfils his maximum potential both in and far beyond the classroom, and to this end a wide variety of co-curricular activities help to enrich the boys’ learning. We are extremely proud of our confident, independent and happy boys, so please do visit us and let them tell you all about the school.

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Key Dates for Sixth Form Scholarships – 2018 Entry

Sport Scholarship:            23 January 2018

Art Scholarship:                 24 January 2018                

Music Scholarship:             30 January 2018

Key dates for 13+ Scholarships – 2018 Entry

13+ Art Scholarship:          17 January 2018     

13+ Music Scholarship:      30 January 2018

13+ Sport Scholarship:       06 February 2018 

13+ Drama Scholarship:     23 February 2018  

13+ ISEB Common Academic Scholarship:  19 – 21 February 2018 

If you require further information about our Scholarships or our Admissions process for 11+, 13+ or Sixth Form entry, please contact the Registrar, Mrs Janet Martin, on 01491 683522 or email registrar@oratory.co.uk.

Latest News
Latest News
Thu 18 January 2018
Catholic Independent Schools Conference, Annual Conference, Liverpool
Badminton: 1st Team Triangular v Bradfield College and Eton College (at Bradfield College), 2.00pm
L6th Form Ballroom Dancing at Queen Anne's: depart 6.30pm (return 9.30pm)
Mass and Confessions, 9.30pm
FitzAlan Duty