Community - Schools & 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

The nearest Roman Catholic school 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.

For study beyond GCSE examinations, students can join the sixth form of the Warriner, Wykham Academy Banbury, 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.


Nursery schools (ages 2-5)

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


Non-profit making toddler group

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


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


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, Nr Banbury, 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


For all contact details please refer to the DIRECTORY



See here for the history of schools in Deddington.