What to look for at a School Open Day

26th January 2024

Choosing the right school for your child is a significant decision that requires substantial research. School open events offer an invaluable opportunity to explore the environment, meet educators, and gain…

Our Education Dictionary

23rd November 2023

Education Dictionary for Parents and Guardians As you navigate your child’s education, you will likely encounter complex language, specialist terms, and one too many acronyms! As parents and guardians, you…

Why Choose LAMDA?

15th November 2023

As we stand of the brink of our first LAMDA examinations of the 2023/24 academic year, I’m reflecting on what the children have learnt and the benefits of our lessons….

The Importance and Benefits of Character Education

2nd November 2023

The measures of a quality education extend far beyond academic attainment and exam results. However, many parents and schools often neglect Character Education as a vital part of a child’s…

Preparing for Senior School

11th September 2023

As we begin a new academic year, pupils in Year 8 will be heading into the final year of their preparatory school journey and will be looking ahead to joining…

Discover our OPS Community: Alumni George H

6th September 2023

Thank you to George, Year 8 Leaver 2023 and former Head Boy, for sharing such a wonderful testimonial of his time at The Oratory Prep School. We wish you all…

The Importance and Benefits of Phonics

13th June 2023

Reading and writing are fundamental skills that are crucial for children’s success in school and beyond. What can be done to accelerate a child’s development? What is Phonics? Phonics is…

Staff Win The Inaugural Oratory Prep School Open and Newman Cup

6th June 2023

On Saturday 3rd June, members of our OPS community participated in our inaugural ‘The Oratory Prep School Open and Newman Cup’. Twenty staff and parents pitted their wits against each…

Year 8 Donate 137 Easter Eggs To Local Charities

3rd April 2023

Congratulations to our Year 8 pupils who have donated 137 Easter eggs to local food banks and charities, in support of the community around us. During the last week of…

Rising Star Award for Alexa

13th March 2023

One of our Year 4 pupils, Alexa, is celebrating after winning the Rising Star Award at this year’s Henley Youth Festival. Alexa, alongside a group of girls from other local…

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