Independent schools in Somerset

Discover independent schools in Somerset – nursery, pre-prep, prep and senior – around Bath, Yeovil, Bruton, Taunton, Wells and Wellington.

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Pre-Prep and Prep schools in Somerset

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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All Hallows School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

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

    < 100 pupils

    Hazlegrove
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    King Edward's School Bath
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    King's College Taunton
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    1,000+ pupils

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

    1,000+ pupils

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

    400 to 700 pupils

    Perrott Hill
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Queen's College Taunton
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Royal High School Bath
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    1,000+ pupils

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

    200 to 400 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Wells Cathedral School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Senior schools in Somerset

    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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    Downside School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    King Edward's School Bath
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    King's College Taunton
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    King's School Bruton
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

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

    1,000+ pupils

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

    1,000+ pupils

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

    400 to 700 pupils

    Prior Park College
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Queen's College Taunton
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Royal High School Bath
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    1,000+ pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Wells Cathedral School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils