Checkendon Pre-school
The pre-school age group is served by Checkendon Pre School which runs in the Village hall on weekday mornings and afternoons during term time.

For full details see website
Checkendon Primary School
The village has a thriving Church of England (Aided) primary school. Recently, a significant building programme has upgraded facilities in the school, providing greatly increased space and a full range of educational and recreational facilities.

Checkendon Church of England (A) Primary School,
Checkendon,Reading, RG8 0SR
Tel: 01491 680693

For full details see website
Secondary Schools
Generally, the County Council in south Oxfordshire provides secondary school education for the age group 11 - 16, with the age group 16 - 18 catered for in The Henley College, see below. The three nearest secondary schools are:

The catchment school for Checkendon - Langtree School,
Reading Road,Woodcote,Reading,RG8 0RA
Tel: 01491 680514, Fax: 01491 682411, email:

Chiltern Edge Community School,
Reades Lane,Sonning Common,Reading,RG4 9LN
Tel: 01189 721500, Fax: 01189 721501, email:

Gillotts School,
Gillotts Lane,Henley-on-Thames,RG9 1PS
Tel: 01491 574315, Fax: 01491 410509 email:
Sixth Form
16+ Sixth Form at Henley College
The Henley College specialises in providing an excellent 16 - 18 education. The College offers 40 AS and A-Levels, a good range of vocational courses and also the world-class International Baccalaureate. The Henley College web site provides comprehensive information regarding: the college, subjects available, courses, prospectus and application procedure.

Henley College,
Deanfield Avenue, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon RG9 1UH
Tel: 01491 579988, Fax: 01491 410099, email:
Adult Learning
Oxfordshire County Council Adult Learning centres offer a wide range of interesting and enjoyable courses. Courses run during the day and evening in local villages and the nearby towns.

The Oxfordshire County Council web site provides comprehensive information including: scope of learning opportunities, learning centre locations, contact details, online access to the course brochure, plus enrolment advice and procedure. The nearest centres are:

Sonning Common Adult Learning,
Reades Lane, Sonning Common, Oxon, RG4 9LN
Tel: 0118 9723362, email: via the Oxfordshire County Council web site

Wallingford Adult Learning,
St George’s Road, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8HR
Tel: 01491 836710, email: via the Oxfordshire County Council web site