Independent schools in Essex

Search for independent schools from across Essex – nursery and prep (from early years to age 11 or 13) and senior (for entry at 11 or 13 years).

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Bancroft's School

Bancroft's School
D Coed 7-18, Essex

Founded in 1737 at the bequest of Francis Bancroft, Bancroft's School is still proud of its links with the City and the Drapers Company. Bancroft’s is day school for 800 pupils (aged 11 to 18), situated in suburban north east London, on the fringes of Epping Forest. At the centre of the school is a beautiful Victorian quadrangle, beyond lies a cluster of modern buildings containing, amongst others, a multi-purpose sports hall, performing arts centre,  art block, and sixth form centre.

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Brentwood School

Brentwood School
DB Coed 3-18, Essex

Brentwood School inspires high academic standards and a fine all-round education for girls and boys aged 3-18. 75 acres of superb grounds assist excellent learning in beautiful surroundings. Boys and girls are taught separately until the age of 16. Boarding is available from 13-18. There is a wide choice of subjects at Sixth Form, whether you want to follow the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), BTEC Extended Diploma (Sport and Business) or A Levels.

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Felsted School

Felsted School
DB Coed 4-18, Essex

Felsted offers boys and girls aged four to eighteen a first class all round education, based on a safe, rural 80 acre village campus in stunning North Essex, only one hour from London and Cambridge.
We welcome students from all over the world to appreciate a British boarding school education, plus offer day and contemporary boarding options for our more local families, with daily bus routes from across the region.

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New Hall School

New Hall School
DB Coed 11-18, Essex

New Hall School is an independent boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 3 - 18. The school operates the distinctive 'Diamond Model', with boys and girls educated in single-sex classes in the Senior School and co-educationally at Sixth Form. We believe that New Hall offers an education of real quality and gives students the best start in life.

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St Aubyn's School

St Aubyn's School
D Coed 3-13, Essex

St. Aubyn’s School is a co-educational independent school for 530 children aged 3 to 13.

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St Cedd's School

St Cedd's School
D Coed 3-11, Essex

St Cedd's School is a leading independent co-educational day school located close to the centre of Chelmsford educating around 400 boys and girls aged 3 to 11 years.

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Woodford Green Preparatory School

Woodford Green Preparatory School
D Coed 3-11, Essex

Established in 1932 as a Christian, co-educational school, we are proud to have been entrusted with delivering a first class education for generations of pupils.  We are a  forward-thinking, diverse and inclusive community; our approach is to enable children to learn with enthusiasm and flair.  We want to ensure that each child's curiosity and love of learning is harnessed, nurtured and developed, so that they are inspired and prepared for their life-long journey of discovery.  We promote politeness, hard work, curiosity, creativity and independence.  We want every child to do their very best and we are dedicated to ensuring all are given the necessary support and challenge.  Our school crest reminds us that we are here to ignite a passion for learning and  to  ‘let each flame burn brighter.’

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