Wyvill Court

Student living in the heart of Oxford, 15 minutes by school bus to The International School.

Students at Wyvill Court live in pods, each with a shared communal space. The accommodation is close to the city centre and all it has to offer, including shops, restaurants and transport links.

Features

  • Located only 15 minutes’ walk from Oxford city centre
  • 25 male and female students living in single sex ‘pods’
  • Each pod has 5 or 6 students who share a communal space where they can prepare snacks, and laundry facilities
  • Mostly single rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Students eat all meals at the school
  • A residential Head of House supported by a Boarding Assistant
  • Study period Monday to Thursday evenings at 7pm
  • Set curfew appropriate for the student’s age Sunday to Thursday, an hour later on Friday & Saturday
  • School bus every day take students to school (10 minute bus journey)
  • All rooms have wi-fi access
  • Bicycle storage
  • Students cannot stay at any time outside the usual school term. Student guardians are required to make arrangements for these occasions

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Meet our Head of House: Sarah

Early on in my career I was a netball and hockey coach and umpire, I worked in school PE departments and taught outdoor activities.  I took a career break to do an RHS level 2 in Horticulture, and this led to running my own gardening business for a few years. More recently I worked for a Special Needs Boarding School in Wiltshire where I worked with all aspects of special needs.  In this role I was able to support boarders and day students in their studies mainly on a 1:1 basis. The variety in education roles I have had plus having my own family has always given me strong pastoral skills which I am putting into practice in my current role.

I have been Head of House at Wyvill Boarding House since September 2020, where I enjoy welcoming our International students and seeing them settle in well. I have many ideas and ensure I support each and every student here.

In my spare time I love cycling, I have many adventures on my bike, including cycling tours in Europe, I am currently planning a big trip for next year. I enjoy training on the cycle routes here in Oxford and along the canals.  I enjoy most sports and have recently taken up rowing.

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