Dragon School Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dragon School
Oxford
800 pupils, ages 4-13
Mixed
Day and Boarding

Dragon School

‘You’re never not proud to be a Dragon,’ our pupil guide told us – and with praise like this, what more could you possibly ask of a school? This big, buzzy, hugely popular Oxford powerhouse does everything on a large scale and, with its incredible mix of characters, manages to teach everyone to rub along pretty well together too....
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  • Senior school destinations

  • Scholarships for senior schools

    Scholarships 2020

    Academic17Abingdon School, Headington School, St Edward's School, Bloxham School, Magdalen College School, The Cheltenham Ladies' College, Eton College (King's), Oxford High School, Winchester College
    Music8 Clifton College, Magdalen College School, Rugby School, Harrow School, Marlborough College, St Edward’s School
    Drama7 Bloxham School, Headington School, St Edward's School, Harrow School, Malvern College
    Sport6 Magdalen College School, Stowe School, St Edward’s School, Radley College
    Art10 Cheltenham College, Headington School, St Edward's School, Cokethorpe School, Magdalen College School, The Cheltenham Ladies' College, D’Overbroeck's, Oxford High School, Tudor Hall School
    DT2 Marlborough College, St Edward’s School
    All Rounder5 Magdalen College School, St Edward's School, Fettes College, Oundle School, Stowe School


  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception£4,116
    Year 1£4,710
    Year 2£4,710
    Year 3£5,411
    Year 4£7,256
    Year 5£7,256
    Year 6£7,256
    Year 7£7,256
    Year 8£7,256
    Boarding fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception-
    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3-
    Year 4£10,562
    Year 5£10,562
    Year 6£10,562
    Year 7£10,562
    Year 8£10,562




    Bursaries
    Dragon School offers a number of fully funded bursaries to talented applicants who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend the school. These awards are means tested and awarded at the discretion of the school.

    They also offer an Armed Forces Discount for those in receipt of the CEA; a discount of 20% of fees will apply if Dragon boarding begins in the junior years (Years 4 to 6). Once awarded, the discount will continue through to, and inclusive of, Year 8 as long as the child continues to board and the family remains in receipt of the CEA grant.

    Dragon School also offers a 7.5% discount against boarding fees to parents who are employees of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office who are also in receipt of the CEA grant and whose children enter the School to board in Years 4 to 6 inclusive. Once awarded, the discount will continue through to, and inclusive of, Year 8 as long as the child continues to board and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office employee remains in receipt of the CEA grant.

    For more information please see the school website, which also contains contact information for the Admissions Team:

    dragonschool.org/admissions/bursaries-discounts/



    Bursary contact:
    Registrar Kate Heath
    bursar@dragonschool.org
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School Updates

  • Community in Action at Dragon School

    This winter, the Dragon is proud to have joined Oxford Mutual Aid’s efforts in supporting vulnerable people in the local community, the NHS, key workers and local aid organisations.
  • Learning in Lockdown

    The announcement of a new national lockdown in England necessitated major changes for the start of this new term.
  • WATCH: Dragon School Boarding

  • Introducing Dragon QUEST

    Dragon School in Oxford has introduced a new enrichment curriculum to replace compulsory academic lessons on Saturday mornings for boarders and day pupils alike.
  • Crispin Hyde-Dunn to leave the Dragon In January 2022 and take up the role of Headmaster at St Faith's, Cambridge

  • WATCH: Hear a parent talk about their experience of Dragon School

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Address
Bardwell Road, Oxford , Oxfordshire OX2 6SS

Contact
admissions@dragonschool.org
01865 315400

Website
dragonschool.org

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