Independent schools in South East London

Discover independent schools in South East London – nursery, pre-prep, prep and senior – around Blackheath, Dulwich, Catford and New Eltham.

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Pre-Prep and Prep schools in South East London

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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Alleyn's School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Blackheath Prep
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Colfe's School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Dulwich College
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Dulwich Prep London
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Eltham College
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    James Allen's Girls' School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Oakfield Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Rosemead Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    St Dunstan's College
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

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

    200 to 400 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Senior schools in South East London

    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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    Alleyn's School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Colfe's School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    DLD College London
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Coed
  • Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Dulwich College
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    Eltham College
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    James Allen's Girls' School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    St Dunstan's College
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils