Independent schools in East Sussex

Search for independent schools from across East Sussex – nursery and prep (from early years to age 11 or 13) and senior (for entry at 11 or 13 years).

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Brighton College

Brighton College
DB Coed 3-18, East Sussex

Brighton College is a co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 11 to 18. 

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Eastbourne College

Eastbourne College
DB Coed 13-18, East Sussex

There are not many top independent schools in Britain where you can take a six-minute stroll and find yourself on the doorstep of a national park, an international tennis venue, a county cricket ground, two challenging golf courses, award-winning beaches, theatres, a modern art gallery, a brand new shopping centre (with cinema) and a mainline station to London (85 minutes), London Gatwick Airport (55 minutes) and Ashford International (direct trains to Paris).

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Lancing College Prep Hove

Lancing College Prep Hove
D Coed 3-13, East Sussex

Children should be happy and successful - in that order. This is the ethos that drives Lancing College Prep at Hove which has become one of the most sought after schools in Brighton and Hove. We take children from 3 years of age and give them a wide ranging educational experience that prepares them for senior education at 13. Children learn so much more if they feel valued, safe and secure and to ensure that happens we run our school on family lines. Lancing College Prep at Hove is a small school where all pupils have a special part to play, where parents are welcomed and where teachers provide an exciting and enjoyable learning environment.

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Lewes Old Grammar School

Lewes Old Grammar School
East Sussex

Lewes Old Grammar School is an independent day school .

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Mayfield School

Mayfield School
DB Girls 11-18, East Sussex

Mayfield is a Catholic independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, set in 75 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside. With a proud reputation for high academic achievement, exceptional pastoral care and a plethora of high quality extra-curricular activities Mayfield has nurtured generations of confident, enterprising and multi-talented young women who are well prepared for taking their place in the modern world.

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Roedean School

Roedean School
DB Girls 11-18, East Sussex

Founded in 1885 as one of the first girls' boarding schools in the country, Roedean provides an outstanding academic education for 400 day, full and weekly boarding girls from 11 to 18 years.

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St Andrew's Prep

St Andrew's Prep
DB Coed 1-13, East Sussex

St Andrew's Prep is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 9 months to 13 years. The school is set in a stunning location in Eastbourne, tucked between the South Downs and the sea in East Sussex. The school was founded in 1877 and is one of the most highly established prep schools in the area.

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St Christopher's School

St Christopher's School
D Coed 4-13, East Sussex

St Christopher's School is a iaps for boys and girls aged 4 to 13 in East Sussex.

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Vinehall School

Vinehall School
DB Coed 2-13, East Sussex

Within an unrivalled setting in the East Sussex countryside, our children enjoy much freedom to explore our expansive grounds, to benefit from the simply outstanding facilities and to discover life for themselves.

Children come first at Vinehall. We believe that in providing a wide range of opportunities we can allow our children to achieve success, instilling in them a strong sense of purpose and self-confidence. Our staff and parents work together to create a warm and thriving co

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DB Coed 2-18, East Sussex
DB Coed 13-18, East Sussex
D Coed 3-11, East Sussex
D Girls 3-18, East Sussex
DB Coed 10-18, East Sussex