Headington Rye Oxford School

Girls boarding and day, Oxfordshire

Headington Rye Oxford School is an outstanding day and boarding school for girls, aged 3 to18 and boys aged 3 to 11. The School is located in a 35-acre site a mile from Oxford City centre and benefits from top calibre teaching staff, academic and extra-curricular choice and first-class facilities. Students achieve excellent results at GCSE and A Level and secure places at Oxbridge and Russell Group universities.

There are full, weekly and half-weekly boarding options for girls aged 11 and upwards. More than 120 extra-curricular activities take place each week and girls compete at a national level in a variety of sports. The state-of-the-art facilities include a 240-seat Theatre and Music School complete with recording and electronics studios.

From September 2024, the School will merge with neighbouring Rye St Antony School, with the new merged school offering enhanced space, facilities and choice of subjects. Set in inspirational Oxford, the School takes full advantage of the proximity of the city’s two universities, with professors and academics visiting the school for lectures, workshops and masterclasses while girls visit university, college and department facilities for academic enrichment.

There are more than 30 different nationalities represented throughout the School, reflecting Oxford’s culturally and ethnically diverse make-up. Each pupil is treated as an individual and staff are supportive in finding the path that’s right for them.

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“Headington School very successfully achieves its aims of providing a stimulating, enriching and empowering education for all its pupils.” ISI Report
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Head Mrs. Caroline Jordan
School Type Combined school for girls
Junior Age Range 3 - 11
Senior Age Range 11 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Total Students 1066
Youngest Boarder 11
Int'l Students 170