Oakham School is a British co-educational independent school in the historic market town of Oakham in Rutland, accepting around 1,000 pupils, aged from 10 to 18, both male and female, as boarders and day pupils (including about 10% from overseas). The Good Schools Guide called the school "a privileged but unpretentious and non-spoiling start in life for the lucky". It was founded in 1584 by Archdeacon Robert Johnson, along with Uppingham School, a few miles away. The current headmaster is Nigel Lashbrook, who replaced Joseph Spence in 2009.
Oakham School was founded in 1584 by Archdeacon Robert Johnson. Johnson received an income from four church positions and used this wealth to set up a number of charitable institutions, including the two free grammar schools at... Read More