Matthew Arnold School (Oxford)

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Matthew Arnold School
Mottoes Success For Everyone
Type Secondary school
Religion Non-Denominational
Headteacher Mrs Katherine Ryan
Chair of Governors Mrs Maureen Ford
Location Arnolds Way
Local authority Oxfordshire
DfE URN 123258 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff c.150
Students c.1100
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Houses Bannister, Golding, Halley, Morris, Wren
Colours Bannister-Blue, Golding-Gold, Halley-Purple, Morris-Green and Wren-Red

Matthew Arnold School is a comprehensive secondary coeducational school, for pupils aged 11 to 18. It is located just west of Oxford near Cumnor Hill and Botley and is named after 19th-century poet Matthew Arnold.

The school contains around 1,100 pupils from years 7 to 13.

Notable people who studied at the school[edit]

Housing System[edit]

There are five houses in the school, each of which are named after a famous person. Bannister house is named after Roger Bannister, an English former athlete who ran the first sub-four minute mile.


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Coordinates: 51°44′35″N 1°18′11″W / 51.743°N 1.303°W / 51.743; -1.303