Independent schools in Hampshire

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

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Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst

Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst
DB Coed 8-13, Hampshire

We strive to give your child roots and wings: roots, so they feel grounded and safe, and wings to fly with ideas and an ‘I can’ attitude.

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Bedales School

Bedales School
DB Coed 13-18, Hampshire

Bedales School is one of the UK's top independent private co-education boarding schools. Bedales comprises three schools situated in Steep, near Petersfield, Hampshire: Bedales Pre-prep School, Dunannie (ages 3–8), Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst (ages 8–13) and Bedales itself (ages 13–18). Established in 1893, Bedales was founded to be different. Where other independent boarding schools imposed conformity, we have always nurtured individuality, initiative and an enquiring mind.

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Boundary Oak School

Boundary Oak School
DB Coed 2-16, Hampshire

Boundary Oak School is an IAPS co-educational, day and boarding for 2 to 16 year olds.

Located among 30 acres of beautiful English countryside, with fields, woods and stunning views, Boundary Oak is a magical setting for a child’s education. It is also steeped in history; the Grade II listed main building, Roche Court, was built by Peter de Roches, the bishop of Winchester, in the 13th Century and hosted King John of England and his son Henry III. The school itself is celebrating its centenary next year having been founded in 1918.

Boundary Oak School takes pride in its strong family ethos and the personalised learning it provides. This is a community of learning built upon mutual trust between teachers and pupils with a strong shared sense of purpose, and a commitment to high standards driven by passion and enthusiasm.

Our rigorous academic curriculum is supplemented by our vast array of clubs, sports, drama, music, art, computing and outdoor learning opportunities. Facilities include an art and DT studio, food technology classroom, theatre, library, ICT and 3D printing suite, woodland school, swimming pool, hockey and tennis astro, and extensive sporting grounds.

We aim to foster an intellectual curiosity to develop freedom of thought and expression and support our pupils to take responsibility for their own personal and collective learning.

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Churcher's College

Churcher's College
D Coed 3-18, Hampshire

Churcher’s College is one of the most accomplished independent, co-educational day schools in the country. Set in the heart of the impressive South Downs National Park, around 950 pupils in the Senior School and Sixth Form at Petersfield and 250 in the Junior School and Nursery in nearby Liphook enjoy spacious, semi-rural vistas with their own on-site playing fields and facilities, providing the comfort and opportunities of such an open, healthy environment.

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Farleigh School

Farleigh School
DB Coed 3-13, Hampshire

Farleigh is a leading Catholic prep school for 3 to 13 year olds, which welcomes boarders and day children of all denominations and is set in the beautiful Test Valley of Hampshire.

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Farnborough Hill

Farnborough Hill
D Girls 11-18, Hampshire

Farnborough Hill is dedicated to educating the whole person within a caring Christian community where each individual is valued.

Farnborough Hill marries the very best of the traditional values of compassion, respect and team spirit with the forward-thinking qualities of tolerance, energy and ambition. The result is that Farnborough Hill is a fabulous community grounded in the Christian faith of the Roman Catholic ethos. The school fosters self-esteem, service, academic excellence and a true belief in an all-round education.

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Highfield and Brookham Schools

Highfield and Brookham Schools
DB Coed 2-13, Hampshire

Highfield and Brookham offers an exceptional all-round education for children aged 2-13. Set within 175 acres of stunning grounds, the school is located an hour from London, in the South Downs National Park, on the borders of Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Our small class sizes and individual approach delivers outstanding academic success and we feed the top Senior Schools in the country. Our enviable facilities in Drama, Music, Art and DT enable enormous breadth in curriculum and extra-curricular activities. Alongside our extensive playing fields, we have an indoor swimming pool and a brand-new all-weather Astro. Pupils at Highfield and Brookham are happy and fulfilled, with time and freedom to play and to explore our fields and woodlands. Whatever future academic path you choose for your child, Highfield and Brookham provides a wonderful education for your child. We will ensure that they leave us as happy and well-rounded individuals, full of enthusiasm and readiness to tackle the next stage of their learning journeys.

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The Portsmouth Grammar School

The Portsmouth Grammar School
D Coed 2-18, Hampshire

At The Portsmouth Grammar School we have a proud history of delivering an outstanding education to our pupils for nearly 300 years. The secret to our success has always been to look forwards. Our outward looking and contemporary approach means that we are able to constantly innovate and develop our provision to ensure that pupils thrive when.

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Portsmouth High School

Portsmouth High School
D Girls 3-18, Hampshire

We recognise that each individual has her own dreams and we enable every pupil to reach her goals aspirations. We don't just prepare students for academic success when they leave us, they carry more than just a fine set of A Levels; they are confident and purposeful students who are ready for a bright future and equipped to take their place in the world.

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Ryde School

Ryde School
DB Coed 2-18, Hampshire

Set in a beautiful, safe and idyllic island setting just off the South Coast of England, Ryde School with Upper Chine (known locally as Ryde School) is a thriving, prosperous school providing exceptional educational opportunities for boys and girls in a nurturing environment – helping them to grow as independent individuals with ambition and purpose. Co-Ed Senior school with a Junior department and pre-prep school.

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St Neot's Preparatory School

St Neot's Preparatory School
D Coed 1-13, Hampshire

St Neot's is a happy, high achieving, vibrant community for children from Nursery to 13 years.  Full advantage is made of the school's stunning 70 acre woodland grounds, with Forest School and outdoor learning lessons, as well as a full sports and enrichment programme in the state of the art sports facilities.  If you are curious to find out more have a look at our website www.stneotsprep.co.uk. Alternatively contact Admissions on 0118 9739650 or email admissions@stneotsprep.co.uk to arrange an appointment.

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St Swithun's School

St Swithun's School
DB Girls 2-18, Hampshire

St Swithun's School, Winchester is set on an impressive and attractive campus of 45 acres overlooking open countryside, and offers girls exceptional teaching, sporting and recreational facilities. The school offers day, weekly boarding and full boarding options for 509 girls aged 11-18. Situated only 50 minutes from London by train enables London based families the flexibility of a country based boarding or weekly boarding school for their daughters within easy reach of home. There is an adjoining Prep School for 200 pupils with girls aged 4-11 and a co-ed nursery.

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Stroud School, King Edward VI Preparatory School

Stroud School, King Edward VI Preparatory School
D Coed 3-13, Hampshire

Stroud is a true preparatory school. When you visit us, expect to see pupils who are happy, respectful and honest. These three fundamental attributes ensure that our leavers are fully prepared to move on to the next stage of their education and the start of their young adult lives.

Our provision for education, within 20 acres of rural Hampshire, allows for exploration and the development of a love of learning. Crucially, this is carefully balanced across a wider curriculum that provides not only academic rigour and focus, but also the sort of opportunities and experiences that remain with our pupils for the rest of their lives.

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Twyford School

Twyford School
DB Coed 2-13, Hampshire

“Pupils are extremely well educated, in line with the school's aims to develop each individual's strengths and to engender a love of learning...They are curious about their surroundings, express themselves clearly and learn how to take risks safely in outdoor activities."

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"Exceptional and Excellent.”

“Pupils are extremely well educated, in line with the school's aims to develop each individual's strengths and to engender a love of learning...They are curious about their surroundings, express themselves clearly and learn how to take risks safely in outdoor activities."

(ISI 2013)

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Winchester College

Winchester College
B Boys 13-18, Hampshire

Winchester College is a selective boys' boarding school with a worldwide academic reputation and a commitment to producing young men who are well-rounded and with a strong ethical sense and a respect for the life of the mind. The school is committed to providing the widest possible access to pupils capable of profiting from the education we offer.

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Yateley Manor School

Yateley Manor School
D Coed 2-13, Hampshire

At Yateley Manor we aim to prepare all children for successful adult lives through an inspirational educational journey. We are rooted in strong relationships, a love for learning and high quality teaching. Children will not achieve and progress if they are not happy and feel safe. Effective, professional relationships at all levels are vital to provide every child with the foundations upon which learning can take place. As adults we never stop learning and so it is important for us to instil a desire to challenge oneself. This happens through the very best quality teaching across every single area of the school.

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D Coed 1-16, Hampshire
D Coed 3-13, Hampshire
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D Coed 11-18, Hampshire
DB Coed 11-18, Hampshire
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D Coed 4-11, Hampshire
DB Coed 2-18, Hampshire
D Boys 3-7, Girls 3-16, Hampshire
DB Coed 2-13, Hampshire
DB Coed 2-13, Hampshire
D Boys 3-12, Girls 2-16, Hampshire