Private School near Reading for boys and girls aged 2-13

Our pupils can excel and begin to realise their full potential
In our extensive grounds there are 5 full sized rugby pitches, 8 mini pitches, 6 Football pitches, 8 Mini football pitches...
Expression through music, art and drama is central to the self-confidence and self-discovery of our children...
The Oratory Prep School has a full programme of Extra Curricular activities, trips and fundraising events each term.
A year at Forest school gives us the opportunity to explore and connect with the four seasons in nature.
Boarding is an integral part of school life for children in Year 3 upwards.


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Boarding is an integral part of school life at The Oratory Prep School. The boarding house, situated on the first floor of the main house, caters for up to 50 boarders. There are seven boys’ dormitories and four girls’ dormitories. Children have the option of either Full-time, Weekly or Flexible boarding, to suit individual family needs.
Summer Camp

Our Summer Camp is perfect for children between the ages of 4 – 14, and offers an action-packed adventure week, utilising our whole school site and facilities, including our indoor swimming pool.  Our very own dedicated OPS staff team will be on hand to inspire all our children and ensure they are always supported with everything they need throughout the week.

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