Side view of the Orator prep school near Reading

School Transport

School Bus Service

We provide a bus service for children in Years 3 to 8, as follows:

Morning Bus Service – Henley-on-Thames

This service runs Monday to Friday every week of the school term. The first pick up point is at the Shiplake War Memorial bus stop, located at the Reading Road/Station Road triangle, at 7.30am. There is an extra stop at the Peppard Crossroads at 7.55am.

Morning Bus Service – Watlington

This service runs Monday to Friday every week of the school term. Pick up is from the Watlington Cricket Ground departure at 7.45am and then a further stop at Benson.

Evening Bus Service – Henley-on-Thames and Watlington

This service leaves the school between 6.00pm and 6.10pm on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays. It drops off at the Peppard Crossroads at 6.20pm and arrives at Henley Town Hall in the Greys Road car park at approximately 6.30pm. It does not run on Wednesdays, Free Saturday weekends or the last day of the school term.

New for September 2024

New routes from will start in September 2024 to include Reading, Caversham and Pangbourne.


For additional information please contact Mrs Reynolds, Transport Coordinator at The Oratory Prep School

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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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