London senior schools

The Attain Guide contains a comprehensive range of information for prospective parents about independent senior schools (for entry at 11+ years) in London.

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Alleyn's School

Alleyn's School
D Coed 4-18, South East London

Alleyn's is foremost a selective, co-educational school and we attract families and children with diverse talents and interests which need to be met. So, we aim to create an environment for each child to achieve their best academic progress by developing the children's sense of confidence. To this end we offer small class sizes in a well-structured school where teachers work towards creating a calm but vibrant atmosphere, so that high levels of participation are possible for all children.

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Bromley High School

Bromley High School
D Girls 11-18, South East London

Bromley High School is an independent day school for girls aged 11 to 18.

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Channing School

Channing School
D Girls 4-18, North London

Ever since its foundation in 1885, Channing has been known as a happy and successful community. Our individual approach gives pupils both security and a sense of their own significance: we recognise all achievements, of whatever nature, and hope each girl here knows she is valued as an individual.

 

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Dulwich College

Dulwich College
DB Boys 11-18, South East London

Dulwich College was founded by Edward Alleyn in 1619 and occupies a splendid 70 acre site a few miles from the centre of London. There are around 1480 boys from age 7 to 18, and a further 240 pupils at DUCKS, our co-educational nursery and infant school. The College is selective from Year 3 and is committed to both academic excellence and an extensive range of co-curricular opportunities.

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Francis Holland School (Regent's Park)

Francis Holland School (Regent's Park)
D Girls 11-18, North West London

Francis Holland School is a leading London independent day school for girls aged 11-18. 

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Francis Holland School (Sloane Square)

Francis Holland School (Sloane Square)
D Girls 4-18, South West London

Francis Holland School is a leading London independent day school for girls aged 4-18.

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Halliford School

Halliford School
D Boys 11-18, Girls 16-18, South West London

At Halliford School we strongly believe that every person should be seen as an individual with their own personality, talents and skills and that it is this individuality that we seek to encourage and develop at all stages of their education. We encourage and support Hallifordians to flourish and become the very best version of themselves that they can possibly be. 

We warmly welcome you to visit us at our next open events. To book visit: www.hallifordschool.co.uk

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Hampton School

Hampton School
D Boys 11-18, South West London

Hampton School is an independent day school for boys aged 11 to 18.

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Harrow School

Harrow School
DB Boys 13-18, North West London

Harrow is a full boarding school for boys aged 13-18 in North West London. It was founded in 1572 under a royal charter from Queen Elizabeth I by a local landowning farmer whose original intention was to provide 30 boys of the parish with a classical education. Today, the school’s purpose is to prepare boys with diverse backgrounds and abilities for a life of learning, leadership, service and personal fulfillment. This statement of purpose is borne out through our various areas of activity: teaching that helps boys achieve their best academically, pastoral care that matures them both emotionally and spiritually, and an extra-curricular programme that develops their characters and interests.

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James Allen's Girls' School

James Allen's Girls' School
D Girls 11-18, South East London

James Allen’s Girls’ School provides first class education to girls aged 4-18 in South London with a strong focus on developing personal and professional skills to prepare them for adulthood.

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The John Lyon School

The John Lyon School
D Boys 11-18, North West London

John Lyon is a leading independent boys’ day school, based in the picturesque Harrow-on-the-Hill in north west London.

Our academic curriculum is rightly at the heart of every working day – it forms the very core of all we seek to achieve as a leading place of learning. English, Mathematics, the Sciences, Humanities, Creative Arts, Languages and Digital disciplines form a curriculum designed to educate and inspire, giving both knowledge and a desire to want to know more.

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Kew House School

Kew House School
D Coed 11-18, South West London

Kew House School is a coeducational, independent school for 11-18 year olds in London, England. It is part of the Gardener Schools Group, a family of four schools.

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Kew House School is a coeducational, independent school for 11-18 year olds in London, England. It is part of the Gardener Schools Group, a family of four schools.

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King's College School Wimbledon

King's College School Wimbledon
D Boys 13-18, Girls 16-18, South West London

King's College School Wimbledon is an independent day school for boys and girls aged 13 to 18.

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Lady Eleanor Holles School

Lady Eleanor Holles School
D Girls 7-18, South West London

Lady Eleanor Holles (LEH) is a remarkable school.

Our aim is to ensure that LEH is a school full of opportunity, challenge and friendship; a place to take risks and become bold; a place to discover passions, talents and yourself; a place that nurtures remarkable women.

 

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Maida Vale School

Maida Vale School
D Coed 11-18, West London

Maida Vale School is a coeducational, independent school for 11-18 year olds in London, England. It is part of the Gardener Schools Group, a family of four schools.

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Mill Hill School

Mill Hill School
DB Coed 13-18, North West London

Mill Hill School is a boarding and day school for pupils aged 13 - 18. The school is the heart of a Foundation dating back to 1807, which also includes our Pre-Prep, Grimsdell; our Prep, Belmont and The Mount, Mill Hill International. Set in over 150 acres of beautiful grounds, the Mill Hill School Foundation occupies an enviable location, just a short tube ride from central London, and we believe that the fresh air and open space which we enjoy enhances the Mill Hill experience for

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More House School

More House School
D Girls 11-18, South West London

More House School is catholic senior school for girls aged 11 to 18 in Knightsbridge, London.

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North London Collegiate School

North London Collegiate School
D Girls 4-18, North West London

North London Collegiate School is an independent day school for girls aged 4 to 18.

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Putney High School

Putney High School
D Girls 4-18, South West London

Putney High School is spirited, ambitious and relevant. Our forward-thinking approach to education encourages girls to think differently and to stand up and use their voice. 

Our students leave not only with a top set of results, but with the character, confidence and resourcefulness to make their mark in whatever they choose to pursue.



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Queen's College London

Queen's College London
D Girls 4-18, West London

Queen's College is a leading London day school for 600 girls aged 4-18. Academic standards are high and the educational approach is warmly supportive. Full use is made of the cultural opportunities of central London, and the creative arts are notably strong. A wide range of sports is offered, mostly in nearby Regent's Park. The main college buildings are in Harley Street, and Queen's College Preparatory School (Reception-Year 6) is on Portland Place.

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Queen's Gate School

Queen's Gate School
D Girls 4-18, South West London

Queen's Gate School is an independent school for girls between the ages of 4 and 18 years. Our aim is to create a secure and happy environment in which the girls can realise their academic and personal potential and make full use of individual interests and talents. We encourage the development of self-discipline and create an atmosphere where freedom of thought and ideas can flourish.

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St Augustine's Priory

St Augustine's Priory
D Boys 3-4, Girls 3-18, West London

St Augustine's Priory is an independent day school for girls aged 3 to 18 and boys aged 3 to 4.

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St Benedict's School

St Benedict's School
D Coed 3-18, West London

St Benedict’s is London’s leading independent Catholic co-educational school, situated in leafy Ealing. The School is a successful blend of the traditional and the progressive; proud of its heritage but also forward thinking and innovative. Within a caring, happy community, our pupils thrive, benefiting from a seamless education which can begin at the age of 3 and continue through to the Sixth Form.

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St Helen's School

St Helen's School
D Girls 3-18, North West London

St Helen's is a highly academic school set in over 20 acres of beautiful grounds. Pupils achieve outstanding results, going on to prestigious universities. Staff are subject specialists who inspire and encourage pupils to learn independently and develop individual talents in a friendly, secure and disciplined environment.

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St James Senior Girls' School

St James Senior Girls' School
D Girls 11-18, West London

St James Senior Girls’ School is situated on a spacious site in Olympia, West Kensington, shared with St James Preparatory School. We offer an education which nurtures and enriches the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual development of our pupils. Our happy, united atmosphere provides the ideal environment for every girl to discover her own unique combination of strengths and talents and to ‘be the best she can’.

St James girls are industrious, open-hearted and courageous; they work together, enjoying others’ successes as well as their own. They achieve the highest academic and sporting standards and are also encouraged to develop strength through self-discipline and an ability to live according to an intelligent understanding of what is wise and true. Regular opportunities for stillness and quiet enable pupils to learn to be at ease with themselves, to appreciate the value of being fully present and to develop their ability to concentrate.  Our most recent Independent Schools Inspectorate Report (November 2019) judged the school as 'Excellent' in all areas.



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St Paul's School

St Paul's School
DB Boys 13-18, South West London

St Paul’s is an independent school offering an outstanding, all-round education for gifted boys aged 7 to 18 years. The School has been educating young scholars for over 500 years and its entry points are at 7+, 8+, 11+, 13+ and 16+. Admission is following a successful examination process and interview.

St Paul's founder John Colet opened the doors to the School in 1509 to educate boys “from all nacions and countres indifferently”, regardless of race, creed or social background. The School is committed to the founder’s vision and offer financial support for a variety of boys who are successful in the entry procedure and fulfil the bursary criteria.

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Streatham & Clapham High School

Streatham & Clapham High School
D Boys 3-5, Girls 3-18, South West London

Streatham & Clapham High School GDST is an academically selective school for girls aged 3 18 and boys aged 3-5. Easily accessible from Central and South London, SCHS offers exceptionally spacious indoor and outdoor facilities, high academic standards and a multitude of extra-curricular opportunities in a compassionate and supportive environment where diversity is embraced and celebrated.

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Sutton High School

Sutton High School
D Girls 11-18, South West London

Sutton High School is a diverse community dedicated to enabling its pupils to develop their intellect and talents and a confidence to believe that their aspirations are achievable. From an early beginning, we encourage the girls to be honest, reliable and trustworthy. Academic rigour is valued at all stages and the focus in the classroom and beyond is on challenge, engagement and enjoyment.

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Sydenham High School GDST

Sydenham High School GDST
D Girls 4-18, South East London

ydenham High School is a high achieving school on a smaller scale; what makes us distinctly different is the value we place on the individual and our motto, Fear Nothing, underpins all that we do. Our pupils have independence of mind, the courage to take risks, a strong moral compass as well as a social conscience, and are accepting and respectful of themselves and others. Our pupils have been described as having ‘self-confide">

Sydenham High School is a high achieving school on a smaller scale; what makes us distinctly different is the value we place on the individual and our motto, Fear Nothing, underpins all that we do. Our pupils have independence of mind, the courage to take risks, a strong moral compass as well as a social conscience, and are accepting and respectful of themselves and others. Our pupils have been described as having ‘self-confide

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University College School

University College School
D Boys 4-18, Girls 16-18, North West London

Students at the Senior School achieve outstanding academic results. There are around 850 pupils (aged 11 – 18), and each year around 40 girls join our Sixth Form. Our aim is to produce students who can progress to university with the confidence and motivation to stand alone as independent learners, with a love of learning for learning's sake. Academic endeavour is supported by a wide range of co-curricular activities, including excellent provision for Sport, Music, and Drama.

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Wimbledon High School

Wimbledon High School
D Girls 4-18, South West London

Wimbledon High School is a senior school for girls in London.
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D Girls 7-18, East London
D Girls 3-18, South West London
D Coed 10-18, South West London
D Boys 4-18, Girls 11-18, East London
D Coed 3-18, North London
D Coed 7-18, West London
D Boys 11-18, North West London
D Girls 3-18, North West London
D Girls 4-18, North West London
D Girls 3-18, South West London
D Coed 4-18, South East London
D Girls 11-18, West London
DB Boys 13-18, South West London
DB Boys 10-18, South West London