In the Press

If you go down to the Woodland School...
We hosted a Teddy Bears’ Picnic at our Woodland School which is situated in the corner of Merton Field, the most intensely lovely part of Christ Church Meadow and, at this time of year, the clouds of cow parsley swirl generously under the vivid greens of the glistening trees.
Cathedral Choristers Pay Respects to Duke
A Service of Remembrance was held for His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Christ Church Cathedral.
The Importance of Rationality
The value of science over sentimentality during this time of pandemic.
The Sounds of Music
Advent at Christ Church Cathedral School means singing - and lots of it...
Tatler Schools Guide 2021
Rich history inspires the boys at this Oxford prep, set as it is amid ...
Developing A Growth Mindset
How literature may encourage children to apply a "growth mindset" to their own lives.
A School With Music In Its Veins
Some music departments come with different kinds of bells and whistles ...
The Wonders of Walking
The many benefits of getting your daily steps.
When Harry met Henry
Henry VIII met Harry Potter at School as we marked World Book Day
Harmonious Taste of Chorister Life
A record number of boys had a taste of life as a Chorister at Christ Church Cathedral.
Visit from MP Rekindled our Faith in Politics
Our country has been blessed in the past and in the present is being served by prodigiously hard-working MPs and civil servants.
Desert Island Places
Our Head of English has introduced a whole set of Desert Island evenings for our pupils and parents. Last week it was Desert Island Places. The boys prepared pictures of the places which meant most to them.
She Planted Seeds in Pupil's Hearts and Minds
Everything we saw of Susanna leads us to suspect that she was someone who was here to serve.
Preserve Independent Sector, Don't Abolish It
Richard Murray, Headmaster of Christ Church Cathedral School, on Labour's plans for the private sector.
CCCS Recruiting for Third Choir
Twelve Christ Church boys will be singing in Pembroke for the first time, a fact which means that our School will now provide boys for three different choirs.
Travel Broadens the Mind
As school exchanges tend to be less popular; it's more important than ever to plan trips abroad...
CCCS Old Boys
It's time to bid farewell to our new Old Boys
CCCS Woodland Wonderland
Children embrace Alice's Oxford Wonderland
Down the Rabbit Hole
Alice's Wonderland is, of course, based very firmly on a real place, Oxford, and in particular Christ Church.
Building the Foundations for a Fulfilling Future
Who could not have been affected by watching the inferno which struck Notre Dame two weeks ago?
Easter Bonnets
Our pupils paraded through Tom Quad in their Easter bonnets vefore a service in the Cathedral followed by an Easter Egg hunt in the Cathedral garden
We're proud to be stuck in our own timezone
It is clear from the history of Christ Church that the institution has produced people who have profoundly and positively affected the wider world.
Annual Chorister for a Day Event
Have you got the voice to join our Choristers?
Soundabout charity launches inclusive choir to get everyone singing together
A CHARITY is collaborating with singers in Oxford to create a new accessible 'pop up choir'. Soundabout, based in Didcot, and the Jericho Singers have created the group, who will meet monthly, to ...
Classics puzzle worked out in a game
Puzzles quicken the brain. at least that is what our Classics Master hopes when on Friday afternoons he puts up in the classroom something like\; Monster beheaded by hero in marshy drama.
Learning French comes alive in the classroom
"Learning a language is the nearest thing to travelling..."
Centenary Year of the Armistice project
Three of our senior pupils planned a commemorative project to find out as much as possible about the lives of those on our memorial board.
Celebrating our 'close' China Link
We welcomed performers from Cathay Future dance troupe who treated ppupils to an assembly of song and dance.
Tatler Schools Guide 2019
Overwhelmed by a warm welcome in China
For the choristers this trip is an experience injoyed by few other children of their age.
Priceless experience for the choir
The Headmaster reflects on the recent tour to Thuringia in central Germany by the Worcester College Choir.
An Hour of Beautiful Choir Music
Learning Through Play
We believe that it is through play that young children engage and interact with the world around them.
Three steps to improving wellbeing
The Headmaster looks at alternatives to well-being apps to improve one's happiness
The choices can be a bit confusing
Rebecca Farmer reflects on the choices for children in the Early Years Foundation Stage
Concert to spread some 'sparkly dust'
"I started doing this in 2006 and can't quite believe I'm still doing it," says Leo Pitt of the Oxford Orpheus...
Head boy and master record history of famous old school
THE first official history of an Oxford school which dates back to the reign of Henry VIII, has been pub­lished...
Following in dad's footsteps as headmaster for day
IT WAS a case of jobs for the boy(s) at Christ Church Cathedral School when eight ­year-old Henry Murray took on his dad's job for the day...
Pupils get bookshop experience with pop-up event
TEACHERS concerned their pupils were missing out on the 'bookshop experience' have started their own pop-up shop inside the school...
Pop-up Bookshop at Christ Church Cathedral School
As books are increasingly bought online, pupils at Christ Church Cathedral School in Oxford were encouraged to enjoy browsing through titles in the traditional way...
A decent education should start before secondary school
One of the activities which the boys at Christ Church Cathedral School love to pursue is playground football...
Concert to Raise Money for Barbuda
Four and five-year-olds from an Oxford school sung their hearts out yesterday for the High Commissioner of Antigua and Barbuda. The pupils at Christ Church Cathedral School, off St Aldate's, gave the concert to raise money for the island nation...
Tatler Schools Guide 2018
In the words of an overjoyed parent: 'Christ Church is a brilliantly mad school, with a head who sits perfectly between sanity and eccentricity.'
Schools sing out to celebrate tenth anniversary concert at the cathedral
Six primary schools from across Oxfordshire joined pupils from Christ Church Cathedral School and the Cathedral Choristers for the 10th anniversary Outreach concert in the cathedral...
Christ Church Cathedral School
Christ Church Cathedral School is a place where pupils achieve the magnificent...
Pupils from three schools join together for Christ Church Cathedral Evensong
PUPILS from Christ Church Cathedral School, New College School and Magdalen College School in Oxford came together for only the second time in 30 years to sing Evensong...
Easter Bonnet Parade
Pupils from Christ Church Cathedral School made their own Easter bonnets and paraded them across Tom Quad...
Pupils enjoy Easter egg hunt at Christ Church
Pupils at Christ Church Cathedral School enjoyed a pre-Eater treat as they were invited by the Dean of Christ Church to an egg hunt...
Inside the very luxurious UK boarding school dorm rooms
That's what they go to boarding school for! The VERY luxurious five-star dorms that boast sea views, gourmet food and gold taps in the loos...
The 6 smartest boarding school dorms in the country
Forget smelly, rotting boarding-school dorms, these six UK schools are more like five-star boutique hotels, with their Farrow & Ball-painted walls, impressive art collections and Scandi-style common rooms...
Top Marks for Independent School in Inspectors' Report
A school in the heart of Oxford has received a glowing report from inspectors.

Christ Church Cathedral School (CCCS) was given the highest grade –excellent...
Dorm Chorus - Inside Christ Church Cathedral School's New Dorm Rooms
The Christ Church choirboys might look like angels, but their digs were a disaster. Then Jeremy Garson stepped in with his magic wand...
Christ Church Cathedral School - Review
This Oxford prep positively glows with its 500 years of history. The maths classroom was once Cardinal Wolsey's office...
Christ Church Cathedral School Farrow & Ball Transformation
When Farrow & Ball undertook a refurbishment sponsorship project with Christ Church Cathedral School this summer, their inspiration was the school crest above the front door...
SOMME CENTENARY: Christ Church remembers historic day
Boys and staff at Christ Church Cathedral School attended a special assembly yesterday to mark 100 years since the first day of the battle of Somme...
Richard Murray, Headmaster, celebrates a Christ Church Cathedral School education
There is a great deal said about education in the press these days, mainly, of course about SATS and about local authority schools and whether they should become academies...
Our Choral Heritage
The Church of England may be beset on every side these days, as old dispensations are eroded by contemporary shibboleths and latter-day laws, many of them drawn up beyond these shores...
Young footballers to raise their game for charity
Youngsters will be coached by two former Premier League stars in a bid to raise money for charity...
What do independent schools offer?
It's a question that parents ask all the time. The answer, as Vanessa Berridge reveals differs for everyone but the benefits are plain to see...
Non Nobis Solum Sed Toti Orbi Nati Sumus
I always look forward to the beginning of September when the school will be echoing again to the sound of returning pupils...
Christ Church Cathedral School
Christ Church Cathedral School is a place of inspiration. This year we have achieved an extraordinary set of scholarships to senior schools...
Cathedral choir project will see more pupils make sweet music
More state primary school pupils will take part in a singing outreach project after Christ Church Cathedral School decided to continue the project next year...
A Host of Hats
Pupils at Christ Church Cathedral School this week celebrated 150 years since the publication of Alice in Wonderland...
It was hats off to children at Christ Church Cathedral School (...)
It was hats off to children at Christ Church Cathedral School since they celebrated 150 years since the publication of Alice in Wonderland...
Pupils' chorus of approval for an organ of their own
Pupils at Christ Church Cathedral School are to perform a concert to raise funds for their own organ. At present, organ students at the Oxford school must book a slot to practise...
Christ Church Cathedral School
Of the eighteen boys who will leave Christ Church Cathedral School at the end of this year, nine have gained scholarships or exhibitions to their senior schools, including, Winchester, Harrow and Abingdon...
Schools with a history
There aren't many educational establishments with a longer history than Christ Church Cathedral School! Since Tudor times, the institution has been providing...
Boys' choirs hit the right notes and show an 'international standard'
Three of Oxford's most famous choirs came together for the first time in 30 years in an Evensong service on Saturday...
Leading choirs set to be in tune for performance
Three world-leading choirs will join forces tomorrow afternoon for the first time for thirty years. Boys from Magdalen College, New College and Christ Church Cathedral Schools will perform...