Radley College

At Radley we offer an environment for boys to grow in self-confidence, thrive academically, and make the most of the many opportunities we offer. We pride ourselves on the pursuit of excellence and on encouraging boys to develop their talents and discover new interests. Radley defines itself by its caring community where all are passionate about what they do, and dedicated to it.

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Radley College

A Radley education is about independent thought and learning with enthusiasm. It is about cultural awareness and the benefits of team sport. It is about academic ambition. It is about learning to live with others; it is about preparation for the world beyond its gates. Above all, it is about the core values that will underpin success in all its forms throughout a Radleian’s life: as leaders, as citizens, as human beings.

To find out more please contact Admissions on 01235 543 174

Category: Senior, Sixth Form

Pupils: Boys

Type: Boarding

Religious Affiliation: Church of England

Roll: 690 Boys0 Girls

Boarder Number: 690 boarders 0 day pupils

Age Range: 13-18 Years

Founded: 1847

Location Description

Radley is set on a beautiful 800 acre estate in beautiful rural surroundings, four miles from the university city of Oxford: the perfect setting in which to provide the very best education.

School Contact Details

Headteacher: Mr John Moule

Contact for enquiries:Mrs Vanessa Hammond, Registrar. Email:admissions@radley.org.uk Telephone:01235 543174

Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Tel: General Enquiries: 01235 543000

Email: admissions@radley.org.uk



Radley College is a full-boarding single-sex environment, in beautiful rural surroundings with stunning facilities, four miles from the university city of Oxford: the perfect setting in which to provide the very best education.
Radley boasts a mix of both modern and traditional buildings set on a beautiful 800-acre estate. Chapel stands at the heart of the school allowing the College community to meet together daily for worship and reflection.
The outstanding sport facilities at Radley include three astros, an 8-lane athletics track, a strength and conditioning centre and real tennis court. The rowing tank, which opened in 2015, offers a perfect facility for winter weather training and to correct technique.
Radley aims for excellence both in and out of the classroom, seeking to develop qualities of inquisitiveness, perseverance, humility and kindness.


Radley has Awards that can be worth up to 100% of the fees for talented boys at 11+ or 13+. We welcome applications for boys currently attending a maintained school who excel academically or at music, sport, art or drama. Radley will provide financial support for two years at a Prep school before continuing to Radley at 13 years of age. To find out more please contact Admissions on 01235 543 174 or visit www.radley.org.uk/11-13-Bursaries.

Entrance Requirements

Entry is in Year 6, via the ISEB Common Pre Test. There will also be an interview and a review of the current school report. For 6th Form, entry is in November. Please follow this link: http://www.radley.org.uk/Entry-to-Radley


2019/2020. £13,375 per term.





All visits are welcome, please contact the school

If you would like to visit, please contact The Registrar, Mrs Vanessa Hammond on 01235 543 174 or admissions@radley.org.uk


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