SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN THE BANBURY AREA

1.   Banbury Academy Ruskin Road, Banbury, OX16 9HY Telephone: 01295 251451 Making friends that can last a lifetime, as well as fascinating and exciting school experiences, make a good education excellent. Of course exams are important, and at Banbury Academy we make every lesson memorable and engaging to ensure that English and maths are enjoyable and successful, as well as all subjects having the same value placed in them. We are continuing to invest resources, staff time and training in the sciences, arts, music and PE for a truly rounded education.

2.   Blessed George Napier Addison Road, Banbury OX16 9DG Telephone: 01295 264216 We are a Catholic school and as such we are deeply aware of the unique nature of each individual and the purpose that each one of us has in bringing about the Kingdom of God. Providing a first class education for all of our pupils so that they can use their talents and skills for the good of others is very much part of our Christian mission.

3.   Bloxham School Banbury Road, Bloxham OX154PE Telephone: 01295 720222 Bloxham School is a small, friendly and flourishing co-educational boarding and day school of around 420 pupils. The school offers a supportive, caring and friendly environment that allows those with talent in any area of the school’s life to contribute and to succeed. The school, which is predominately boarding, is fully co-educational. Weekly boarding for the school’s Lower School (11 and 12 year olds) enjoys fantastic and homely facilities. Day pupils are thoroughly integrated within the school and a bus service from many local towns and villages operates for all pupils of the School.

4.   Chenderit School Archery Road, Middleton Cheney OX17 2QR Telephone: 01295 711567 Chenderit is a mixed 11-18 county comprehensive school with specialist school status in the Visual Arts. The school is at an exciting stage of development. Children's learning is central to our work, and we believe that school, parents, governors and the community must work together for the maximum benefit of the young people entrusted to our care.

5.   North Oxfordshire Academy Drayton Road, Banbury OX16 0UD Telephone: 01295 224300 We are a thriving 11-18, non-selective academy where everyone, both staff and students strives to be the best that they can be. Our motto as part of the ULT family of academies is ‘the best in everyone’. We are proud to be a community where the language we all speak is ‘good learning’. Every decision is made in the best interests of the students to improve their learning.

6.   Sibford School Sibford Ferris, Near Banbury, OX15 5QL Telephone: 01295 781200   Established in 1842 as a co-educational boarding school for the children of Quaker families, Sibford School is set in more than 50 acres of grounds. Today the school accommodates both boarders and day pupils, of all faiths and none, and is currently home to more than 420 pupils, aged between three and 18.

7.   Tudor Hall School Wykham Lane, Wykham Park, Near Banbury OX16 9UR Telephone: 01295 263434 Tudor Hall is unique in so many ways. It is a small, vibrant, full boarding and day school which definitely 'punches above its weight'. The academic results are excellent, produced by young women who have been selected for places at the school not just on their academic ability but also their personal strengths. The girls are not of one type and this creates a community where everybody recognises its members as individuals and celebrates this.

8.  Warriner School Bloxham, Near Banbury, OX15 4LJ Telephone: 01295 720777 At The Warriner we are strongly committed to creating an environment within which every individual knows that they are a valued and a key part of the school community through placing emphasis on developing the whole person. In doing this, we develop happy confident students who are fully supported in order that they exceed their potential both academically and personally.