Sunday, 19 May 2019

Encouraging achievement and nurturing individual strengths

Encouraging achievement and nurturing individual strengths

THE clear aim at Moulsford is to encourage all-round achievement and help boys to find their individual strengths and talents.

This applies not only in the classroom, but also on the sports field, in the performing and creative arts and more generally as considerate and well-mannered citizens who contribute positively to their community.

The teaching programme is specifically designed to get the best out of boys, with plenty of practical and outdoor learning. High expectations are set in terms of manners and discipline, with clear boundaries provided.

Competitive sport is a vital element of a boy’s development, at whatever age and level they are playing. At Moulsford, the single-sex environment allows full advantage to be taken of the grounds and sports facilities, with teams and coaching to suit all levels of ability.

Moulsford prepares boys for a wide mix of both boarding and day, co-educational and single sex senior schools. For those wishing to board, Moulsford boys go to Radley, Wellington, Marlborough, Eton, Harrow, St Edward’s Oxford, and Bradfield.

For those choosing a day school, Abingdon School, Magdalen College Oxford, Pangbourne College, Shiplake College and the Oratory School are the natural choices.

One measure of Moulsford’s success is the broad range of scholarships awarded each year. In 2016, there were five to Abingdon School with a range of academic, sports and music awards, four to Radley College across academic, sports and all-rounder awards, three to Wellington College across academic and sports awards and an all-rounder to Bradfield College.

A daily bus service runs to and from Shiplake via Henley, as well as minibus routes via Watlington, Upper Basildon and Culham.

Moulsford Prep School is an independent day and boarding school for boys aged four to 13. Set in idyllic grounds of 30 acres by the Thames near Wallingford, it provides boys with a first class education and an excellent start in life.