Summer Fields A GSG School
- Summer Fields
- Head: Mr D Faber
- T 01865 454433
- F 01865 459200
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.summerfields.com
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 8 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Oxfordshire
- Pupils: 237
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: Day £21,738; Boarding £28,071 pa
- Open days: Autumn and spring term
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
A small and cosy school, in a serene and beautiful setting, successfully eases a boy in to a boarding career. It provides a breathtaking array of sports and music facilities as well as being reliable in placing boys in top public schools. Sense that boys work hard/play hard and turn out to be happy, considerate and polite, if slightly...
What the school says...
Maclaren Scholarships worth up to full fees are available to boys starting in Years 6 or 7 whose families could not otherwise afford the fees. For more information, please contact the Registrar on 01865 459204.
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2010, Mr David Faber MA Oxon (50s); came to Summer Fields as old boy; former parent and governor, as well as grandson of illustrious alumnus, Harold Macmillan PM. After Eton and Balliol, became a Conservative MP from 1992-2001, including Opposition spokesman foreign affairs (recently secured schools minister as a speaker for a meeting of prep and public school heads). A keen cricketer (sits on MCC committee) and has introduced new cricket nets to the fields; also referees boys’ football matches.
Interesting appointment as not originally from a teaching background. Urbane and reserved in manner until on the subject of the boys’ achievements – fond collector of past medals; ‘sporting caps’ and historical mementoes of the school. Uses his experience as a historian and author (two books on modern history)...