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Our website enables parents, wherever they are based, to locate independent private schools most suitable for their children. We are more than just a directory, we aim to provide prospective parents with the resources necessary to facilitate their decision making process. We ourselves have had personal experience in independent private schooling, this site has been developed by parents for parents.


UK Private Schools

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Interactive Map - Locate a school
Interactive School Map

Click on the map above to take you to our interactive school map, all schools listed on our site are marked on this. Alternatively, click a shaded area on the map to the right to take you to schools listed in that region.
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Choosing a school
Choosing a School
Choosing the right school for your child is not easy. Important points for parents to consider when selecting a suitable school more »

Summer Schools and Activity Camps
Summer Schools
Looking for a Summer School or Activity Camp? Visit our new page »

Are you a Summer School or Activity Camp? If you would like to place an entry on our Summer Schools Page, please Register Here
Parents Page
Parents Page
Useful links, recommended books and advice for parents, providing the resources necessary to decide the best school for their child more »

Guardianship for International students more »
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Latest Education News

Gap Year
Gap Year
Thinking about taking a gap year but not sure where to start? A well-planned gap year is great way to impress potential employers. Over 200,000 young people in the UK take a gap year each year. more »

Recommended Books

  • The Good Schools Guide
    The only publication that gives a completely independent and unbiased overview of the country's top state and private schools. Find out what schools want you to know, and importantly, what they don't!

  • Which School? 2018: A Guide to Independent Schools in the UK
    First published in 1924, 'Which School?' brings together information aimed at guiding parents and children through the process of choosing the right school. It contains a directory of more than 2000 British Independent Schools.

  • John Catt's Preparatory Schools 2018
    The 2018 edition of John Catt's Preparatory Schools provides parents seeking information, at a vital stage of their child's education, with basic facts about 1500 independent prep and junior schools in the UK.

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Students Page
Students Page
Our students page provides career advice, help with exam options, revision aids, homework help and gap year advice more »


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Need Financial advice?
School Fees Planning
For information on how to pay school fees by monthly instalments, visit our school fees planning page more »

Exam Stress?
Exam Stress
Stress-busting advice for parents and pupils more »
Entrance Exams
Entrance Exams
11+, 13+ and 16+ advice and info more »


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Newly Listed Schools

We'd like to welcome the addition of the following Schools/Colleges newly listed on this site: