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    Shiplake College

    Category: Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Boys with co-ed Sixth Form

    Type: Day & Boarding

    Religious Affiliation: Church of England

    Roll: 423 Boys / 55 Girls

    Age Range: Boys 11-18 Years, Girls 16-18 Years

    Founded: 1959

    Location Description

    Overlooking the River Thames in Oxfordshire, the College is situated in an inspirational 45-acre rural site just two miles upstream from Henley-on-Thames, famous for its Royal Regatta. Conveniently located 40 minutes from Heathrow airport and are close to major railway and motorway networks with easy links to Reading, London and Oxford.

    School Contact Details

    Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

    Tel: 0118 940 2455



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    • Welcoming Year 7 Girls from...

      We are excited to announce that Shiplake College will welcome girls into Year 7 from September 2023, with the vision and aim to be a fully co-educational day and boarding school by 2027. The school has been considering moving to full co-education for some time and the decision was signed off by the governing body...

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    • Visit by international hockey player...

      International hockey player Amy Costello visited Shiplake College in October to lead a training session with the Sixth Form girls and give a talk to all hockey players and sports scholars. Head of Hockey Tom Walter said of the visit: “Amy ran an engaging and enjoyable session for the squad. As well as developing their skills during a...

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    • Henley Royal Regatta 2019 Review...

      This year’s Henley Royal Regatta excitement started when we learned that the 1st VIII had pre-qualified for The Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup. Despite having a last minute crew replacement due to injury, M Brown is to be congratulated for his contribution he has given to the crew all season. The crew comprising of T Boret,...

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    • Biologists Explore the Isle of...

      The annual A Level Biology field trip to the Isle of Wight took place from the 13-15 June at the Medina Valley Centre near Newport. Shiplake students braved the elements (the ferry crossing and the noise of the Isle of Wight festival) to complete assessed course practicals and get a feel for what field work...

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    • New Headmaster for Shiplake College

      Shiplake College has appointed Mr Tyrone Howe as headmaster of Shiplake College from September 2019. Mr Howe moves to Shiplake from Uppingham School in Rutland, where he has been housemaster of a very popular boarding house for the last seven years. He succeeds Mr Gregg Davies who is in his fifteenth year as headmaster of...

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