Independent schools in West London

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

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Falcons Pre-Prep School for Boys

Falcons Pre-Prep School for Boys
D Boys 2-7, Girls 2-4, West London

Falcons Pre-Preparatory School is an IAPS member for boys aged 2 to 7, including a co-educational Nursery for girls and boys aged 2 to 4. The Pre-Preparatory School is located in Chiswick.

The Falcons Pre-Prep is a school where children are taught how to love learning.  Our ethos is to share and discover individual talent, instill confidence and to build resilience in our students.

The children are always our first priority. Every child has the right to feel happy, safe and valued in caring and supportive surroundings. Our values are built on mutual trust and respect for all. It is our aim that every member of the school community shares this ethos, and is treated fairly and as an individual. Our outstanding team of experienced staff ensure excellent levels of teaching and the best pastoral care possible.

The curriculum is tailored to the individual needs of our students, building on their knowledge and encouraging them to achieve. Every child has equal access to the full curriculum and well-planned purposeful activities which are created with effective insight from skilled practitioners. We provide a modern, bright and stimulating environment, which allows the children to access a variety of appropriate age specific learning equipment and materials.

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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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Notting Hill Preparatory School

Notting Hill Preparatory School
D Coed 4-13, West London

Notting Hill Preparatory School is an independent day school for boys and girls aged 4 to 13.

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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 College Preparatory School

Queen's College Preparatory School
D Girls 4-11, West London

Queen's College Preparatory School is a wonderfully happy school where girls enjoy life and enjoy learning. One of Central London's leading independent day schools we combine very high academic standards with fun, excitement, stimulation and plenty of encouragement. Our talented staff work closely with each and every girl, finding individual strengths, developing individual skills and interests, and truly caring about her wellbeing as well as her success.
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Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School

Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School
D Coed 4-11, West London

Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School is a coeducational, independent preparatory school for 4-11 year olds in London, England. It is part of the Gardener Schools Group, a family of four schools.

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Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School is a coeducational, independent preparatory school for 4-11 year olds in London, England. It is part of the Gardener Schools Group, a family of four schools.

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Royal Ballet School

Royal Ballet School
DB Coed 11-19, West London

The Royal Ballet School admits students on the basis of talent or potential talent in classical dance. There are 4 audition routes: 1) Students apply in the Autumn Term. Preliminary auditions are held throughout the UK. Final auditions are held in March. 2) Students at Summer School are invited to audition. 3) Overseas applicants or those seen at competitions are assessed by the Director and the Ballet Principal by arrangement. 4) Lower School students audition for Upper School.

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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 College

St Helen's College
D Coed 3-11, West London

ST. HELEN'S COLLEGE is a family-run, co-educational, IAPS school for boys and girls aged 3 to 11 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, with a 2+ Kindergarten. It has a well-deserved reputation for academic and co-curricular excellence and was rated OUTSTANDING or EXCELLENT in all twelve categories in its latest ISI inspection report.

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St James Preparatory School

St James Preparatory School
D Coed 3-11, West London

St James Preparatory School is an independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 to 11.

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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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D Coed 4-11, West London
D Coed 3-11, West London
D Coed 2-11, West London
D Boys 3-7, Girls 3-11, West London
D Boys 4-13, West London
D Coed 13-20, West London
D Girls 10-19, West London
D Coed 2-11, West London
D Coed 7-18, West London
D Coed 4-11, West London
D Coed 3-11, West London
D Girls 4-11, West London
D Coed 10-16, West London
D Girls 11-18, West London
Coed 3-11, West London
D Boys 3-8, West London
D Boys 8-13, West London
D Boys 11-16, Girls 11-0, West London