Schools and Childcare

A range of education-related services is on offer in the Parish and nearby. Click on the linked entries below to specific information, or view the summary further down.

State System

Primary schools (5-11)

Deddington C of E Primary School is situated in Earl's Lane near the centre of the village.
For contact details please refer to the Directory

For those preferring a Roman Catholic school, there is St John's Roman Catholic Primary School in Banbury.

Secondary schools (ages 11-18+)

Deddington Primary School is in the catchment area of the Warriner (Comprehensive) School in nearby Bloxham. It is well known for its 120-acre farm and farm shop run by the pupils. There is a school bus service to and from Deddington.

Deddington Primary School pupils and pupils from St John's RC School can go to Blessed George Napier School in Banbury.

If they wish to study beyond GCSE examinations, students can join the sixth form of the Warriner, Banbury Academy, Banbury and Bicester College or Blessed George Napier School.

Special schools

Deddington is in the catchment area of the Frank Wise School in Banbury which specialises in children with severe learning difficulties.

Bardwell School in Bicester is a similar school.

Independent (fee-paying) schools (within about 5 miles)

Nursery schools (ages 2-5)

Deddington Nursery and PFSU  
For contact details please refer to the DIRECTORY

Preparatory schools (ages 3-13)

Carrdus School, Banbury

St John's RC Priory School, Banbury

Senior schools

Bloxham School, Bloxham, co-educational day and boarding (11-18)

Tudor Hall School, Nr Bloxham, girls day and boarding (11-18)

Sibford School, Sibford Ferris, co-educational day and boarding (3-18 years)

There is wide variety of independent schools further afield. Detailed advice about these schools, and those listed above, can be obtained from the Independent Schools Council.

Non-profit making toddler group

Deddington Babies and Toddlers Group (ages 0 to 3)
For contact details please refer to the DIRECTORY

History

If you are interested in the history of schools in Deddington then please read Buffy Heywood's excellent article "Deddington Schools".