2 South West
Travelling along the M4, and including schools in Gloucestershire and across the Severn and into Wales, diving deep into the West Country and back by way of Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire and Hampshire and en route being reminded how good are road and rail links.
The list of schools, the range of what they offer (several for whom London is just not right) is headed by Eton. There a clutch of outstanding prep schools, girls' schools, co-eds, places that think differently and a boarding State School Sixth Form.
Badminton School, Westbury Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, England, BS9 3BA
Badminton is a thriving day and boarding school for girls aged 3-18, which has remained at the forefront of British girls' education for well over 150 years. We are enormously proud of our heritage and traditions, but are certainly not constrained by them ...
Bedales, Church Road, Steep, Petersfield, Hampshire, England, GU32 2DG
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 (age ...
Blundell's Road, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 4DN
Blundell's is a co-educational independent school for full, weekly and flexi boarding and day pupils from ages 11 to 18. The school combines strong academic achievement and excellent facilities with the best pastoral care: the welfare and happiness of our ...
College Road, Bournemouth, England, BH5 2DY
OverviewBournemouth Collegiate School is the first choice 3 to 18 co-educational independent day and boarding school in the area, situated in a superb location adjacent to the golden beaches of Bournemouth and Poole on the south coast of England. We are ...
Bradfield College, Bradfield, Berkshire, England, RG7 6AU
A leading coeducational, independent boarding school, Bradfield College is secure and self-contained, enabling young people to mature into caring, contributing and confident citizens. Its all-inclusive ethos embraces the extended ‘Bradfield family’, which ...
Bryanston, Dorset, England, DT11 0PX
At Bryanston our aim is to develop well-balanced 18-year-olds, ready to go out into the wider world, to lead happy and fulfilling lives and to contribute, positively and generously. We provide every pupil with individual attention and support. The school ...
Canford School, Canford Magna, Wimborne, Dorset, England, BH21 3AD
Situated in 250 acres of landscaped grounds near Wimborne, Dorset, Canford is among the top coeducational boarding schools in the UK. The school roll is the highest in its history, with 640 pupils aged 13-18 years, of whom 70% are boarders. Academic resul ...
Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England, DT11 8LL
Clayesmore is a delightfully warm and friendly co-educational boarding and day school in a glorious parkland setting in North Dorset. Gillingham railway station, just 20 minutes away, is on the Waterloo to Exeter line and is two hours exactly from London. ...
Sandleheath, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England, SP6 1NS
Happy Children Succeed A great strap-line, don't you think? Of course it is, but Forres Sandle Manor don't just leave this statement on their advertising. It's an ethos that they believe in and act on every single day and with every single child. You may ...
Godolphin School, Milford Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, SP1 2RA
Godolphin School, one of the oldest girls' boarding schools in England, founded in 1726 by Lady Elizabeth Godolphin, is situated in the cathedral city of Salisbury. The school, which educates girls from 3 – 18 across three separate yet inter-linked ...
Embley Park, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 6ZE
Hampshire Collegiate School (HCS) offers all families a school that will not only be academically ambitious for their children but will also prepare them for life beyond school in a supportive, dynamic and extraordinary way; an education beyond ...
Hatherop, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, GL7 3NB
Hatherop Castle Prep School and Nursery Award-winning prep school Hatherop Castle is a happy and exceptionally high-achieving day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 2 to 13 years. In November last year, Hatherop Castle was awarded both the ISA ...
Highfield & Brookham Schools. Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire, England, GU30 7LQ
Highfield and Brookham Schools are charming country prep and pre prep boarding and day schools set in sumptuous 175 acre grounds on the Hampshire/Surrey/Sussex border. Less than an hour outside of London, there are acres of playing fields and woodlands to ...
Leweston School, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6EN
Leweston is a Catholic independent boarding and day school which welcomes pupils of all denominations. The school is co-educational in the Nursery and Junior Department and all-girls in the Senior School and Sixth Form. Set in 46 acres of beautiful parkla ...
Lord Wandsworth College, Long Sutton, Hook, Hampshire, England, RG29 1TB
LWC is more than a school: LWC is a strong community living and working together builds great relationships between students and staff LWC is a great place to grow up from Junior House (11-13 yrs) right up to the 6th Form (18 yrs) LWC is a fun place t ...
Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, SN8 1PA
Founded in 1843, and situated in one of the most attractive market towns in the country, Marlborough College is a flourishing and fully coeducational, independent boarding school for pupils aged between thirteen and eighteen. It is a remarkable place in a ...
Street, Somerset, BA16 0YD
Millfield is renowned as one of the UK's most successful schools. But what really defines 'success'? Is it outstanding academic performance or excellent sporting or arts results? Or is it the all-round wellbeing of each pupil – shaping the life skil ...
Edgarley Hall, Glastonbury, Somerset, England, BA6 8LD
Millfield Prep's vision has always been to discover and develop the talents and abilities of each child. With world-class facilities, small class sizes and a breadth of subjects on offer, we aim to give every child the maximum opportunity to find their in ...
Monkton Combe, Bath, Somerset, England, BA2 7HG
Monkton Combe School is an independent co-educational boarding and day school with a lively Christian ethos, situated in beautiful countryside just a mile from the World Heritage City of Bath. We provide an education for over 700 pupils from all over the ...
St Martha's School, Camlet Way, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, EN4 ONJ
Mount House is a Catholic school, rooted in the traditions of the Sisters of St Martha. We are a community on a shared journey of faith and learning with a history dating back to the 17th century. We value the formation of inquisitive minds based on ...
Parkwood Road, Tavistock, Devon, England, PL19 0HZ
Mount Kelly, set on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, combines academic excellence, an outstanding range of opportunities beyond the classroom and exceptional pastoral care. The School, for girls and boys aged between 3 and 18, offers both day and a ful ...
Windsor Road, Ascot, Berkshire, England, SL5 7LH
Papplewick is a day, weekly, and full boarding preparatory school for around 190 boys between the ages of 6 and 13. Situated in 15 acres of land opposite Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire, Papplewick has an excellent record for academic achievement and feeds ...
Queen's Road, Isle of Wight, England, PO33 3BE
Set in beautiful, safe and idyllic island surroundings just off the South Coast of England, Ryde School is a thriving, prosperous school providing exceptional educational opportunities for boys and girls in a nurturing environment – helping them ...
Sexey's School, Cole Road, Bruton, Somerset, England, BA10 0DF
Sexey's is a friendly, inclusive and highly distinctive school of some 530 boys and girls, aged 11-18. It was founded in 1891 and is a leading CoE state boarding and day school with an excellent reputation both locally and nationally. Our philosophy is t ...
Bradford Rd,, Sherborne, Dorset, England, DT9 3QN
Sherborne Girls in Dorset is one of the leading independent full boarding schools in the UK at the forefront of women's education. The world needs women who are adaptable, intellectually enquiring, courageous and compassionate to be leaders in their commu ...
Acreman Street, Sherborne, Dorset, England, DT9 3NY
Sherborne Prep School was first established in 1858 by the Reverend A C Clapin, at that stage a Housemaster at Sherborne School who was asked by the Headmaster, Hugo Harper, to start a junior house. From these humble beginnings the School continued to gro ...
Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, England, DT9 3AP
Welcome to Sherborne School Sherborne School is an independent, all- boys, full boarding school, for pupils aged between thirteen and eighteen. Founded in 1550, built around Sherborne Abbey, in one of the most beautiful, bustling small market towns in th ...
Curzon Street, Calne, Wiltshire, England, SN11 0DF
St Mary's Calne is a boarding and day school for around 350 girls aged 11–18. Approximately 80% of the girls board and it is a rich boarding life with all girls taking part in the full-curriculum and extra-curricular activities on offer.Outstanding ...
St. Swithun's School, Alresford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO21 2DS
Ethos St Swithun’s is an ‘appropriately academic’ school which means that we celebrate intellectual curiosity and the life of the mind, but not to the exclusion of all else. We expect our pupils to develop individual passions and throug ...
Langton Matravers, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 3HB
The Old Malthouse is a former preparatory school located on the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, just outside the picturesque seaside town of Swanage. We offer superb school group accommodation, teaching and facilities for the study of life and earth sciences o ...
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