Independent schools in Bristol

Discover independent schools in Bristol – nursery, pre-prep, prep and senior – around Clifton, Stapleton and Westbury-on-Trym.

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Pre-Prep and Prep schools in Bristol

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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Badminton School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Bristol Grammar School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Clifton College
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Clifton High School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Queen Elizabeth's Hospital
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Redmaids' High School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    The Downs School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Senior schools in Bristol

    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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    Badminton School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Bristol Grammar School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    Clifton College
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    Clifton High School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Queen Elizabeth's Hospital
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Senior + Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Redmaids' High School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils