Dragon School, Oxford

Dragon School, Oxford

Day Full Boarding Flexi Boarding Oxfordshire

The Dragon School is a co-educational boarding and day school in Oxford for boys and girls aged 4 to 13. The School has an ethos that hinges on a dynamic balance of relaxed unpretentiousness and academic discipline which has been described as ‘robust informality and relaxed rigour’.

Headmaster Dr Crispin Hyde-Dunn
Year Founded 1877
Religion Non-denominational
Inspection Report
Charity Commission

Dragon School, Oxford has a total of 828 pupils.

Day pupil fees are from £3750 to £6160, per term.

Boarding pupil fees are from £9530, per term.

303 Day Boys
(4- 13)
276 Day Girls
(4- 13)
200 Boarding Boys
(8- 13)
49 Boarding Girls
(8- 13)

About Dragon School, Oxford

The Dragon is a co-educational boarding and day school in Oxford which offers an outstanding educational experience for both boys and girls from 4 to 13 years.


For current fees please enquire at the school. Figures quoted here are a guide only.

Day boarding: as Day fees plus £1,100 (2 nights/week), £1,650 (3 nights/week), £2,200 (4 nights/week) per term.

These fees include all curriculum and compulsory activities, and are subject to annual review.

Extras, including individual music lessons, are recharged at cost. Details of these, and music charges, are provided annually to parents and can be found on the school website. For prospective parents details are included when they request a prospectus.


Scholarships & Bursaries

Bursaries worth from 50% to 100% of boarding or day fees take into account a family's financial circumstances. Applications are invited from those who would like their children to join the school in Year 4. Academic assessment is via Dragon teachers and a report from the child's current school.

Forces Discount is a special scheme for those in receipt of the CEA. A discount of 20% of fees will apply if Dragon boarding begins in the junior years.

None of the above grants need to be repaid.

Admissions Process

Prospective parents and children are encouraged to visit the school during term time to see the school in action and to meet staff and children.

In order to fix an appointment, please ring the Admissions Office +44 (0)1865 315405 to visit the Dragon, or the School Administrator +44 (0)1865 315541 to visit the Dragon Pre-Prep.

Order a Prospectus online, email www.dragonschool.org/admissions/prospectus-request.html for any further information or write to the Registrar, Kate Heath, Dragon School, Bardwell Road, Oxford, England OX2 6SS.

Early registration is advised. However, vacancies can occur at any stage, so please feel free to ring the Admissions Office for more up-to-date information.



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