Oundle School

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

Location: Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Oundle School

Oundle School is a co-educational independent boarding and day school based in Northamptonshire for students aged 11-18. 

Oundle School was established in 1556. It is run as a charitable trust and is administered by a governing body, which includes several members of the Grocers’ Company and operates through seven sub-committees.

The school has roughly 860 full boarders and 250 day pupils. Most pupils come from professional and business backgrounds. The majority of the school’s boarders’ families are based in the UK but the school is also home to pupils from over 20 countries overseas.

At the school, there is also a house system and pastoral care is based around provision within the houses.

In recent years, at the school, there has been a restructuring of the senior management team, a refurbishment of a school library and the creation of a social centre for pupils. 


Sarah Kerr-Dineen

Values and vision

Oundle School aims to help to create informed, confident, enthusiastic, well-rounded, and independent adults with intellectual curiosity and a strong moral sense.

Independent Schools Inspectorate

“Oundle School is highly successful in meeting its aims and pupils’ overall achievement is excellent, as demonstrated by their high levels of performance in public examinations and lessons, and within extra-curricular activities… The curriculum which underpins pupils’ learning is broad, well balanced and offers choice and challenge at all stages.”

View Oundle School’s latest ISI report 

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Address: Oundle, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE8 4GH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1832 277112
Positions available at Oundle School