Independent schools in South West London

Discover independent schools in South West London – nursery, pre-prep, prep and senior – around Wandsworth, Hampton, Clapham, Kensington, Chelsea, Kew, Richmond, Twickenham, Wimbledon and Putney.

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Pre-Prep and Prep schools in South West 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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Broomwood Hall Upper
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Cameron Vale
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    < 100 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Donhead
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Eaton House Belgravia
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Eaton House The Manor
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Eaton Square Prep School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Falcons Preparatory School for Boys
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Prep

    < 100 pupils

    Falcons School for Girls
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Finton House School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Francis Holland School, Sloane Square
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Garden House School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Glendower Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Hampton Pre-Prep & Prep
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Hornsby House School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    400 to 700 pupils

    Ibstock Place School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Kensington Prep School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Kew College
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Kew Green Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    King's College School Wimbledon
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    King's House School
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Knightsbridge School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Lady Eleanor Holles School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Newland House School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Newton Prep
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Northcote Lodge
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Parsons Green Prep
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Prince's Gardens Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    Prospect House School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

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

    1,000+ pupils

    Queen's Gate School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Redcliffe Gardens School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    < 100 pupils

    St Catherine's School, Twickenham
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    St Paul's School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

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

    200 to 400 pupils

    Streatham & Clapham High School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Sussex House
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    The Hampshire School Chelsea
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    The Mall School
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

    The Old Vicarage School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

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

    100 to 200 pupils

    The Study Preparatory School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Thomas's Battersea
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Thomas's Clapham
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Thomas's Fulham
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Tower House School
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep

    100 to 200 pupils

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

    200 to 400 pupils

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

    100 to 200 pupils

    Senior schools in South West 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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    Croydon High School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Emanuel School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Francis Holland School, Sloane Square
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Halliford School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    Hampton School
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Ibstock Place School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Kew House School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

    King's College School Wimbledon
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Senior + Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    Knightsbridge School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Lady Eleanor Holles School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    More House School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior

    100 to 200 pupils

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

    1,000+ pupils

    Queen's Gate School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    St Catherine's School, Twickenham
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    St Paul's School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Senior + Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    Streatham & Clapham High School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    700 to 1,000 pupils

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

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Westminster School
  • Day
  • Boarding
  • Boys
  • Senior

    700 to 1,000 pupils

    Whitgift School
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Senior

    1,000+ pupils

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

    1,000+ pupils