Independent schools in Tyne & Wear

Discover independent schools in Tyne & Wear – nursery, pre-prep, prep and senior – around Newcastle upon Tyne and Stockton-on-Tees.

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Pre-Prep and Prep schools in Tyne & Wear

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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Dame Allan's Schools
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Newcastle High School for Girls
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    400 to 700 pupils

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

    200 to 400 pupils

    Newcastle School for Boys
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Royal Grammar School Newcastle
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Prep + Senior

    1,000+ pupils

    Teesside High School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Westfield School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep & Prep + Senior

    200 to 400 pupils

    Senior schools in Tyne & Wear

    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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    Dame Allan's Schools
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    Newcastle High School for Girls
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    400 to 700 pupils

    Newcastle School for Boys
  • Day
  • Boys
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Royal Grammar School Newcastle
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Prep

    1,000+ pupils

    Teesside High School
  • Day
  • Coed
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils

    Westfield School
  • Day
  • Girls
  • Senior + Pre-Prep & Prep

    200 to 400 pupils