Independent schools in Oxfordshire

Discover independent schools across Oxfordshire – nursery, pre-prep, prep and senior – around Banbury, Abingdon, Wallingford, Henley-on-Thames, Witney and Oxford.

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Pre-Prep and Prep schools in Oxfordshire

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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Abingdon Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Bruern Abbey School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Prep + Senior

    100 to 200 pupils

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

    100 to 200 pupils

    Chandlings
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Christ Church Cathedral School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Cokethorpe School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Cothill House School
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Cranford House School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Dragon School, Oxford
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Magdalen College School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Moulsford Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    New College School
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Our Lady's Abingdon
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Prep + Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Oxford High School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

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

    100 to 200 pupils

    Rye St Antony School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Sibford School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    200 to 400 pupils

    St Mary's School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Summer Fields
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    The Manor Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    The Oratory Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Senior schools in Oxfordshire

    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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    Abingdon School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Bloxham School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Bruern Abbey School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Senior + Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Cokethorpe School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Cranford House School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    d'Overbroeck's Oxford
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Kingham Hill School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Magdalen College School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Our Lady's Abingdon
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Oxford High School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Radley College
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Rye St Antony School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Shiplake College
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Sibford School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    St Edward's School, Oxford
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    St Helen & St Katharine
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    The Oratory School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Tudor Hall School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Wychwood School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Senior

    100 to 200 pupils