Independent schools in Oxfordshire

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

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Abingdon Preparatory School

Abingdon Preparatory School
D Oxfordshire

Abingdon Prep is a leading independent day school for boys. It stands in 50 acres of beautiful grounds just six miles south of Oxford. The School has been part of Abingdon School since 1998.

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Abingdon School

Abingdon School
DB Boys 11-18, Oxfordshire

Abingdon is an independent day and boarding school for boys. The School occupies an extensive site in the centre of Abingdon, just six miles south of Oxford. Abingdon Prep School is on a separate site, ten minutes away. Abingdon combines over 750 years of history and tradition with a modern outlook, providing an exceptional all-round education for boys from the age of 11 to 18. As well as encouraging academic achievement, with impressive results at GCSE, A level and Oxbridge and university entrance, Abingdon provides extensive extra-curricular opportunities, encouraging pupils to try something new, to develop existing talents and 'give something back'.

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Chandlings

Chandlings
D Coed 2-11, Oxfordshire

Chandlings is a leading co-educational prep school for children aged 2-11 set within 60 acres of beautiful grounds yet just five miles from Oxford itself. Alongside such an enviable location, we pride ourselves on exceptional academic achievement, genuine pastoral care and superb facilities. Our teachers are passionate about education and our children are curious, creative and independent.



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Cranford House School

Cranford House School
D Coed 3-18, Oxfordshire

One of the UK's leading small independent schools, Cranford House is a co-educational all-through school situated on the Oxfordshire-Berkshire border. We offer a vibrant education to girls and boys aged 3-18. Rated 'Excellent' in all categories, our school specialises in academic achievement, outstanding pastoral care and extra-curricular opportunities for all.

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Dragon School, Oxford

Dragon School, Oxford
DB Coed 4-13, Oxfordshire

Dragon School is a co-educational boarding and day prep school in Oxford for boys and girls aged 4 to 13. The Dragon is a happy, vibrant school where children enjoy a wealth of opportunities to discover and develop their talents in the classroom and beyond.

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Headington School

Headington School
DB Girls 3-18, Oxfordshire

A vibrant day and boarding school with an international outlook, set in 23 acres of playing fields and gardens just a mile from the dreaming spires of Oxford. Great results are just one part of a great education at Headington.

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Magdalen College School

Magdalen College School
D Boys 7-18, Girls 16-18, Oxfordshire

The school was founded in 1480 by William Waynflete, who believed in education as a facilitator of social mobility, and wanted to found a school of an entirely new kind: a school that would be at the heart of that new and exciting proposition, the university. Quickly, MCS became one of the country's leading schools, and remains just that, retaining its remarkable relationship with Oxford University.

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The Manor Preparatory School

The Manor Preparatory School
D Coed 2-11, Oxfordshire

Situated in Abingdon, the Manor Preparatory School is an independent co-educational day school that welcomes children aged 2-11.



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Moulsford Preparatory School

Moulsford Preparatory School
DB Boys 4-13, Oxfordshire

Moulsford is a thriving independent Prep School of boys aged 4-13 years, set in tranquil and picturesque grounds on the banks of the River Thames surrounded by the rolling hills of South Oxfordshire.

Parents are faced with so many choices when making decisions about their child’s education, and there is no doubt that choosing a school is a huge and emotional commitment. 

At Moulsford, the message is straightforward. We want our boys to receive the broadest possible education, while remembering that they will learn best when happy and settled. Our down-to-earth, family-focussed approach embraces the fact that boys of this age should be having fun at the same time as learning.

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The Oratory Preparatory School

The Oratory Preparatory School
DB Coed 2-13, Oxfordshire

The Oratory Prep School provides an enriched education to boys and girls aged 2 to 13. Set within 65 acres of beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, with outstanding facilities we nurture happy and inquisitive children.

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The Oratory School

The Oratory School
DB Coed 11-18, Oxfordshire

The Oratory is an HMC Co-educational Catholic Boarding and Day School for pupils aged 11-18. An Oratory education gives our young people every opportunity to draw out and find their individual innate gifts and qualities, and instils in them a sense of joy and a genuine love of learning. At The Oratory everyone will find their place to excel.

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Our Lady's Abingdon

Our Lady's Abingdon
D Coed 3-18, Oxfordshire

Our Lady's Abingdon is a Catholic day school for girls and boys aged 7–18 of all faiths and none, in Oxfordshire.

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Oxford High School GDST

Oxford High School GDST
D Girls 4-18, Oxfordshire

Oxford High School GDST is an independent day school for girls aged 4 to 18.

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Radley College

Radley College
B Boys 13-18, Oxfordshire

Radley College is an independent boarding school for boys in Oxford.

We work hard to create an environment where boys will be happy, grow in self-confidence, thrive academically, and make the most of the many opportunities we offer. We pride ourselves on the pursuit of excellence both inside the classroom and out, and on encouraging boys to develop their talents and discover new interests. As an unashamedly full boarding environment, Radley defines itself by its caring community where a

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Shiplake College

Shiplake College
DB Boys 11-18, Girls 16-18, Oxfordshire

Shiplake College is an HMC independent day and boarding school for boys aged 11-18 and girls aged 16-18. Flexi, weekly and full boarding is available from 11+ (Year 7). The College is situated on the banks of the River Thames, just outside Henley-on-Thames. Shiplake is going fully co-educational and will welcome girls into Year 7 from 2023.

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St Clare's

St Clare's
Oxfordshire

St Clare's is an independent day school .

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St Helen & St Katharine

St Helen & St Katharine
D Girls 9-18, Oxfordshire

Founded in 1903, St Helen and St Katharine is an independent day school for girls and young women in Abingdon, six miles south of Oxford. 

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St Hugh's School

St Hugh's School
DB Coed 3-13, Oxfordshire

St Hugh's School is a school for boys aged 4 to 13 and girls aged 4 to 13 in Oxfordshire.
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Summer Fields

Summer Fields
DB Boys 7-13, Oxfordshire

Summer Fields is an independent day and boarding school for boys aged 7 to 13.

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Wychwood School

Wychwood School
DB Girls 11-18, Oxfordshire

Wychwood School is a senior day and boarding school for girls aged 11-18.
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DB Coed 11-18, Oxfordshire
DB Boys 8-13, Oxfordshire
D Boys 3-8, Girls 3-11, Oxfordshire
DB Boys 3-13, Girls 3-5, Oxfordshire
D Coed 4-18, Oxfordshire
B Boys 8-13, Oxfordshire
DB Coed 11-18, Oxfordshire
D Boys 4-13, Oxfordshire
D Coed 2-16, Oxfordshire
D Coed 3-11, Oxfordshire
DB Girls 11-18, Oxfordshire
DB Coed 3-18, Oxfordshire
DB Coed 13-18, Oxfordshire
D Coed 3-11, Oxfordshire
DB Girls 11-18, Oxfordshire
DB Coed 11-19, Oxfordshire