One of the Best Schools in the World

Sep 2, 2020

We are delighted that Dragon School has been featured in the first ever Spear’s Schools Index – a comprehensive listing of the very best private schools worldwide.

Together, Spear’s and leading private education consultancy Carfax Education, have whittled down an array of fantastic schools from around the globe and retained just 100 of the very, very best. The schools have been divided into geographic regions, to make the index easier to navigate.

The Dragon appears in the section on Top Ten UK Prep Schools . It is also good to see that so many of our leavers’ destination schools feature in the list of  Top Twenty UK Senior Schools.

Headmaster, Dr Crispin Hyde-Dunn received the news of the launch of the Spear’s Index whilst busy preparing for the new academic term: “It is most encouraging and affirming to receive this independent endorsement of the Dragon and to see our School described as one of the very best in the world. This is testament to the vision of the founders of the original Oxford Preparatory School in 1877 and the dedication of Dragon School’s governors, staff and pupils ever since.”


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