• Radley College, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 2HR
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Monday Activities

Monday Activities take place on a Monday afternoon. There are a variety of activities which boys can choose, depending on their year group. These are listed below. 

  • Animal Society
  • Art
  • Backstage
  • Cricket
  • Design Centre
  • Drama
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Model Planes
  • Rackets
  • Real Tennis
  • Rocket Science
  • Sculling
  • Squash 
  • Tennis
  • Video Filming 
Removes (CCF)

Combined Cadet Force training takes place on Monday afternoons, in Monday Activity time, as well as one Field Weekend a term and regular camps and courses. All boys undertake one term of Adventure Training activities (the last term of the Shells) and at the start of the Remove year, they enter the CCF formally and begin a programme of joint military training organised by Socials. This includes navigation, first aid, field gun run and a particular emphasis on leadership and teamwork. At the end of this first term of the Removes they are offered the choice of Royal Navy, Army or Royal Air Force sections and must serve for two further terms in one of these sections. During this time they will undertake two Field Weekends, and also have an opportunity to complete a D of E Bronze practice expedition if they so choose. They are encouraged to attend a camp or course, either organised centrally by the RN, Army or RAF, or Radley's own Adventure Training camps, during the school holidays. Some then opt to stay in the CCF as NCOs in the Fifth and Sixth Forms.

Fifths (Community Partnerships)

Those Fifths not continuing as CCF NCOs are involved with Community Partnership activities:

  • Concert Parties (several groups of musicians visit residential homes for the elderly to perform music and chat over a cup of tea)
  • Working as volunteers at local schools:
    • Fitzharry's Secondary School (Latin teaching)
    • St John Fisher Catholic Primary School, Oxford (maths teaching)
    • Radley Primary School (learning support & chess club)
    • St Swithuns Primary School (learning support)
    • St Nicholas Primary School (chess club)
    • Rush Common Primary School (maths for gifted pupils, chess club)
    • Kingfisher School (specialist school for learning difficulties)
    • Windale Primary School, Oxford (maths teaching)
    • Edclub - acting as educational mentors via skype to street children in Nairobi
    • Macintyre Trust - supporting adults with learning difficulties
    • SOFEA - Didcot Food Bank distribution & education centre
  • Dog walking for local residents  
  • Gardening (Littlemore Church, Radley Church and local residents) 
  • Animals Society
  • Art (life drawing)
  • Back Stage
  • Boxing
  • CCF / NCO
  • Chess
  • Contract Bridge
  • Conversational French
  • Conversational Spanish
  • Cooking Great Food
  • Cooking with confidence
  • Countryside Centre
  • Creative Writing
  • Croquet
  • Cross Fit
  • D of E Shell Activity Helper
  • Debating
  • Design Hackerspace
  • Dr Who
  • European Cinema
  • Golf
  • Heart Start
  • Historic Films
  • Journalism
  • Medics
  • Music Practice
  • Music Technology
  • Philosophy
  • Real Tennis
  • Rowing 
  • Rugby Sevens
  • Spinning
  • Strategy Games
  • TEFL 
  • Tours (DofE)
  • Triathlon
  • Young Enterprise
  • Video Unit












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