Co-educational Boarding School in Oxfordshire
Shiplake College is an independent boarding and day school, for boys aged 11 to 18 and girls aged 16 to 18. Situated in 45 acres of stunning Oxfordshire countryside, the College sits on the bank of the River Thames and is just 2 miles from the world famous Royal Regatta town of Henley-on-Thames. State-of-the-art facilities onsite include a lecture theatre, recording studio, revolutionary ‘thinking space’, theatre, boat house, award-winning playing fields, and swimming pool.
Shiplake College is more than just a place to learn - it is a place to live, famous for its charming atmosphere and welcoming community. All pupils are valued regardless of academic prowess, artistic flair or sporting ability, with abundant opportunities to tackle new challenges. A rich and inspiringly-taught curriculum is part of the wholly inclusive environment at the College. The small classes at Shiplake are designed to be lively and encompassing, with teachers sitting amongst the students and actively inviting them to contribute. In line with the values that underpin the Shiplake College ethos, pupils are included, inspired and encouraged to be individual.
The College’s 45-acre site on the banks of the River Thames, just outside the Royal Regatta town of Henley, offers superb facilities for pupils including an indoor sports hall, swimming pool, on-site boathouse, theatre, boarding houses and sports pitches. The extensive variety of co-curricular clubs and activities that enrich life at Shiplake offer students further chances to develop self-confidence and interpersonal skills. The Duke of Edinburgh’s award, Photoshop Club, CCF and the Scruffy Penguin Theatre Company are just a handful of the clubs on offer at Shiplake. The academic, active, social and cultural aspects of life at Shiplake ensure that there really is something for everyone.
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|Age Range:||11-18 boys 16-18 girls|
|% of international students:||3%|
|Journey from London by car:||1hr 15mins|
|Total number of students:||477|
|Total number of boarders :||167|
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