Magdalen College School, Oxford
Based in the centre of Oxford and within the heart of the University, MCS has all
the benefits of an independent day school with campus facilities. The school
educates +700 boys between the ages of 7-18. It was the Sunday Times School
of the Year in 2008.
The school employs outstanding coaches and enjoys many successes in rugby,
cricket, hockey and tennis - U14 south of England hockey champions (2009),
county hockey U18 and U13 champions (2008), county U12 & U14 cricket
champions (2008) and county U19 rugby champions (2007). The school also
excels in sailing (national champions 2007 and 2008). A sports academy began
in 2008. Many boys represent the County.
Music, art and drama are also strong.
The school’s academic standards have always placed it prominently in
performance tables: last year pupils achieved a 99.6% A level pass rate at
Grades A and B, topping the Daily Telegraph’s league table.