Independent schools in Berkshire

Discover independent schools in Berkshire – nursery, pre-prep, prep and senior – around Newbury, Reading, Datchet, Maidenhead, Wokingham, Ascot, Slough and Windsor.

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Pre-Prep and Prep schools in Berkshire

Entry to pre-prep is normally in the year a child reaches age 5 but some schools offer a nursery provision for the early years as well. Prep schools start at age 8 and go through until transition to senior school at either 11 or 13 years. Some schools offer every stage from pre-prep, prep and senior providing a single school foundation for a child.

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Brockhurst and Marlston House Schools
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Cheam School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Claires Court Schools
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Crosfields School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Dolphin School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Eagle House
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Elstree School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Eton End School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Herries School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Highfield Prep School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Holme Grange School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Horris Hill
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Lambrook
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Ludgrove School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    LVS Ascot
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Papplewick
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Reddam House
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    St Andrew's School Pangbourne
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    St Bernard's Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    St Edward's Prep Reading
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    St Gabriel's School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    St George's School Windsor Castle
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    St John's Beaumont
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    St Joseph's College Reading
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    St Piran's
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Sunningdale School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    The Abbey School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    The Marist School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Thorngrove School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Upton House School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Waverley School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Senior schools in Berkshire

    Entry to senior school is normally at age 11 or 13. Some senior schools also offer a pre-prep and prep, providing a single foundation for a child without the need to change schools.

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    Bradfield College
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Claires Court Schools
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Downe House School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Eton College
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Heathfield School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Holme Grange School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Leighton Park School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Luckley House School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    LVS Ascot
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Pangbourne College
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Queen Anne's School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Reading Blue Coat School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Reddam House
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    St Gabriel's School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    St George's Ascot
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    St Joseph's College Reading
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    St Mary's School Ascot
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    The Abbey School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    The Marist School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Wellington College
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    1,000+ pupils