Segar’s is a very happy and homely House. It is the newest boys’ boarding house and is an extremely comfortable living space.


t is positioned just off the main Quad, a stone’s throw from the class blocks, and the south side of the building fronts the leafy streets of Summertown.

The boys in Segar’s are tremendously proud of their House; the pupils worked together to agree the core House values which include: the value they place on the House community, the ease with which the year groups interact, service, pride, respecting one another, a sense of fun and always striving to be ‘gentlemanly and polite’. We are an extremely diverse house blessed with talismanic sportsmen, academic scholars, top flight musicians, dramatists, designers and artists amongst the boys.  Segar’s is a supportive base from which to make new discoveries at school, to grow in confidence and to seize opportunities; we aim to work hard (we enjoy a first class academic record) and play hard on the games field. Each individual’s wants and needs are respected and valued here and we place a strong emphasis on leadership and on boys taking their own initiative.  We use a peer mentoring system with vertical ‘family pods’; Mr Roche takes the House Prefects to the cliffs in Dorset each year for leadership training.

We are always looking for ways to stimulate the boys within the House: there is an annual House play and House concert; there is a sizable House library, and we even have our own House shop (a vital facility for hungry teenagers). We have a Tutor team which boasts the Heads of Music, Biology, Physics and Classics. Segar’s has won several of the recent House Singing competitions and the last three Shell Drama competitions; in 2018 the House won the Junior House Cricket, the Junior House Rowing and the Senior Cross Country.

I hope you will want to visit Segar’s — you will receive a very warm welcome.  Please make an appointment by contacting the Admissions Team on +44 (0)1865 319200.

Follow the link to read the latest Segar’s Newsletter – Summer 2018.

Further editions of the Segar’s Newsletter can be read below, and older editions in the blue box to the left:



Housemaster: Simon Roche
Tutors: Rick Storey (Assistant Housemaster)
Alistair Marjot (Resident Tutor)
Sophie Barnes
David Caro
Matthew Rigby
Ed Scates
Mark Taylor
Alex Tester
House Matron: Julie Richens
Head of House: Archie Nicholson

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