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Rye St Antony is an independent day and boarding school in Oxford for girls aged three to 18 and boys aged from three to 11.

We pride ourselves in providing our pupils with a first-class education in a spectacular yet peaceful setting close to Oxford city centre.

We would love you to come and experience us for yourselves

Here at Rye we’ve been educating girls for almost a century. Our pupils are encouraged to confidently be whoever they want to be and our aim is to inspire them to be the best they can be in life.

We see it as The Rye Way.

Nursery

A thriving and warming educational, child led, day nursery in Headington, Oxford, for boys and girls from 3. We boast excellent facilities both inside the classroom and outside and our highly qualified staff have a passion for nurturing the individual.

Pre Prep

Your child’s education starts here. Rye’s lively, happy and nurturing Pre-Prep years for girls and boys aged four to seven offer the best possible beginning to life at school. Our rich and varied curriculum ensures children enter the prep school with a love of learning.

Prep School

Giving boys and girls age 7-11 the best start to their school life, our Prep School offers a rich curriculum with extensive additional opportunities to give our students the confidence to truly be who they want to be.

Senior School

Offering a first class educational experience, and making Oxford our classroom, girls age 11+ become confident and resilient learners who are not shy to take on new challenges during their time in senior school.

Sixth Form

‘Our Sixth Form students are mature, confident women with excellent academic achievements who thrive in our school community, enjoying a wide range of extra-curricular and leadership opportunities.

Boarding

With two boarding houses, and set within our school grounds just a mile from Oxford City Centre, boarding at Rye is a rich and exciting experience where students enjoy school life during the day, and have the independence to explore our beautiful city during evenings and weekends.

Admissions

Choosing the right school for your child is the most important decision you will ever make and at Rye St Antony we are here to help and guide you through every step of the process.

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The New Rye Normal

The New Rye Normal

A Blog Post from Jo Croft - Acting Head If anything, the last 1 2weeks have proved that schools are a place of learning for everyone, not just the students – whether that be pre-pre, prep, senior school, sixth form or Boarders!  My vocabulary has increased as I’ve...

Oscar success for Old Girl

Oscar success for Old Girl

Elena Andreicheva, an Old Girl has won both an Oscar and a BAFTA for her film Learning to Skateboard in a War Zone (If You're a Girl) . Elena accepted the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject alongside fellow film-maker Carol Dysinger this week. The girls...

There is Room at the Inn at Prep School Nativity

There is Room at the Inn at Prep School Nativity

This year's much-anticipated Prep School Nativity charmed parents, staff and other pupils alike with its wonderful acting and singing, superb costumes and resounding theme about the real meaning of Christmas.The Inn Keeper took the spotlight in the Year 1-4 Nativity,...

Fun, Games and Pizza for a Night in the Library

Fun, Games and Pizza for a Night in the Library

‘Twas a few nights before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring… not even a mouse!Well 16 pupils from Year 8, 9 and 10 may have stirred just a little bit when they took part in the Night in the Library sleepover on Friday 11 December.A...

Senior Mathematics Challenge

Senior Mathematics Challenge

Senior Mathematics ChallengeThe Mathematics department is celebrating the success of one Rye pupil, Jungwon Choi, who qualified in December for the follow-on round of the Senior Mathematics Challenge, which took place on 7 November 2019.Having taken the Senior...

Rye Remembers

Rye Remembers

Rye RemembersThe two minute silence was observed by everyone in school; pupils, staff and visitors coming together to remember those who had given their lives for us.During the Senior Remembrance assembly on Friday staff and pupils were given a slip of paper with the...

Operating Theatre Live

Operating Theatre Live

Five pupils attended an all-day "Operating theatre-live experience" held at Sibford School. This event was aimed at pupils who are considering a career in medicine, dentistry or veterinary science, or simply have a passion in all things biological; to give them...

Chess success!

Chess success!

Chess success! Rosa from Year 7 attended the 2019 Blenheim Palace Girls Chess Competition, where she managed to check mate a girl 3 years her senior; who had a higher score than her at the last game played. Rosa received 2nd place (overall grade) for the Oxfordshire...

Rye raises over £30,000 for the Harefield Transplant Appeal

Rye raises over £30,000 for the Harefield Transplant Appeal

Rye St Antony is thrilled to announce that the Challenge 2019 15-4-15 Campaign has exceeded the fundraising target. The fundraising campaign was launched in April in memory of former pupil Rebecca Henderson to raise funds for the Royal Brompton & Harefield...