Basic Information & Transportation
Rye St Antony is a day and boarding school for girls aged 3 to 18 and boys aged from 3 to 11. Located in the heart of Oxford, this aggressive academic-based school is easily accessed with a spectacular but peaceful setting.
The school aims to assist each student to achieve full potential. Whilst academic standards and expectations are high, the small class sizes ensure active, inclusive and confident learning.
Girls can choose from 18 GCSE and A Levels as they progress through the school. On average, they will go on to take 10 GCSEs and three A Level subjects.
In the curriculum subjects of Physical Education, Drama, Art and Design, Music, ICT and Food and Nutrition, students can make use of the school’s excellent facilities from the large purpose built sports hall, courts, pitches and fitness suite, Drama and Art studios, to the Food Technology kitchen and modern ICT Suite.
Sixth Formers can choose from A Levels, BTEC, Leiths Introductory Certificate in Food and Wine and the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). Classes are small and intimate as university tutorials to encourage questioning, challenging and arguing.
Pastoral Care & Boarding
A range of flexible boarding options is provided. Two boarding Houses are situated on a beautiful wooded 12 acre site close to Oxford city centre.
Boarders help to plan the busy programme of activities and trips for the evenings and weekends, from baking and arts and crafts to sports, shopping and cultural visits to trips to the seaside.
Extracurricular & personal development
Students’ artistic abilities are harnessed through a wide range of media. Dedicated art rooms and studios are fully equipped with the tools to create masterpieces of all kinds and include a pottery kiln, computers with access to digital imagery, printing press and easels. The textiles studio has sewing machines, computers, printers and other equipment to help pupils explore this area of art and design.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is very popular with girls at Rye St Antony. They can widen their interests, immersing in their local community and broaden their horizons.