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Live & Study in a top UK boarding school

Live & Study in a top UK boarding school

Learn from elite  ORA faculty

Learn from elite ORA faculty

Join our  global classroom

Join our global classroom

Exciting  cultural programme

Exciting cultural programme

The original Oxford Royale™ Experience!

The original Oxford Royale™ Experience!

Premium Summer Programmes for ages 8 to 12 from Oxford Royale Summer Schools

The perfect head start for your child on the road to educational success. Our courses for ages 8 to 12 are designed to provide every student with an introduction to academic life in a top British boarding school. Students will attend either St Mary’s School or Uppingham School, both widely considered to be among the best private schools in the UK. Each course lasts for one week, although many students opt to combine courses and stay for multiple weeks. Our junior and middle school summer camps for younger students create a safe atmosphere where students can expand their academic horizons and express their creativity.


Browse our range of 2021 courses and find your perfect programme for 2021.

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Often imitated but never replicated, Oxford Royale Academy’s signature summer schools offer a sample of authentic, world-leading university environments. Living and learning in residential colleges, taught by outstanding academics on our unique triple-accredited courses, you will make friends for life and join an empowering global community of 25,000 students from more than 150 nations.

Born in Oxford but now with over 15 different residential colleges in seven outstanding study destinations across the UK and USA, Oxford Royale Academy offers students the chance to experience life and make real academic progress in some of the world’s most prestigious universities, including the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

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Uppingham School

A top British boarding school in the medieval town of Uppingham.

“This experience was life-changing in so many good ways. It pushed me out of my comfort zone and made me realise that ‘the world is my oyster’. I highly recommend this program to students who would like a memorable international experience without limits.”

Taonga, Zambia

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5 reasons to choose Oxford Royale Academy



A beautiful setting in which to discover and learn

When students arrive at Uppingham School, they will be struck by the calmness and beauty of their British boarding school surroundings.

And with all classrooms, accommodation and sports facilities located on-site within the safe and secure grounds, students will enjoy a sense of independence within a safe environment, guided by Oxford Royale’s experienced and supportive staff.



State-of-the-art facilities for happy living outside of the classroom

In addition to its traditional buildings, Uppingham School offers a range of impressive, modern facilities for learning, leisure and relaxation to give students an exceptional experience both in and out of the classroom.

With some of the UK’s best drama, music and sports facilities, students can expect a varied and exciting extra-curricular programme.



Inspirational tutors to encourage and nourish young learners.

Tutors on our junior summer school programme are experienced, friendly and welcoming, ready to teach students of all abilities and backgrounds. We pride ourselves on our excellent faculty, which has grown over 15 years of running summer schools all over the world.



A summer to gain confidence and skills for the future

Spending time away from home can seem like a daunting prospect, so we take great care to ensure that all of our students arrive to find a welcoming and safe environment where they can feel comfortable, be themselves and become more independent.

By forming friendships with children of different nationalities and cultures, students gain a more rounded view of the world as they exchange ideas and inspire each other in an atmosphere that promotes mutual support.



An exciting glimpse into British boarding school life

Students who attend an Oxford Royale course at Uppingham School will be amazed at how quickly they settle in to the boarding school environment thanks to its friendly, inclusive feel. With students attending from all over the world, no-one will feel out of place in this unique international environment.

Join us in Uppingham in 2021 and see what you might discover!

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