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Independent schools in Northern Ireland

Are you looking for an independent school in Northern Ireland? Search here to find and compare day and boarding schools, girls' schools, boys' schools, prep schools, senior schools and sixth forms.

We have 16 private schools listed in Northern Ireland; you will find them all listed at the bottom of this page, with some basic directory information. You can use the filters to narrow your search, and find schools near you with our postcode search.  

Click on a school's name for more information. Those schools with full profiles appear at the top of the listings in highlighted panels. Some schools provide links to their social media and you can also watch school videos.

Please have a look around www.schoolsearch.co.uk for information, advice and news about independent schools and independent education. 

You can check for open days, find information on independent school associations, read expert advice on the questions to ask when choosing a school and get help in finding the fees. Elsewhere, you will also find an explanation of examinations and qualifications.

If you are looking for an independent special needs school in Northern Ireland, please see our sister site: www.specialneedsguide.co.uk

These search results are from www.schoolsearch.co.uk, the online guide to independent schools in the UK, in partnership with John Catt's Which School? guidebook, first published in 1924, and John Catt's Preparatory Schools. We hope you find the perfect school for your child!

If you have any further questions or enquiries about independent education or a particular independent school, please get in touch with us at enquiries@johncatt.com.



Bangor Grammar School

Gransha Road,
Bangor,
County Down,
BT19 7QU

Boys, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Belfast Royal Academy

7 Cliftonville Road,
Belfast,
County Antrim,
BT14 6JL

Co-educational, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Campbell College

Belfast,
County Antrim,
BT4 2ND

Boys, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Campbell College Junior School

Belmont Road,
Belfast,
County Antrim,
BT4 2ND

Boys, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Coleraine Academical Institution

Castlerock Road,
Coleraine,
County Londonderry,
BT51 3LA

Boys, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Holywood Steiner School

34 Croft Road,
Holywood,
County Down,
BT18 0PR

Co-educational, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Hunterhouse College

Finaghy,
Belfast,
County Antrim,
BT10 0LE

Girls, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Inchmarlo

Cranmore Park,
Belfast,
County Antrim,
BT9 6JR

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Methodist College

1 Malone Road,
Belfast,
County Antrim,
BT9 6BY

Co-educational, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Rockport School

Craigavad,
Holywood,
County Down,
BT18 0DD

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Royal Belfast Academical Institution

College Square East,
Belfast,
County Antrim,
BT1 6DL

Boys, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

St Mary's Christian Brothers Grammar School

Glen Road,
Belfast,
County Antrim,
BT11 8NR

Boys, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

The Royal School

College Hill,
Armagh,
County Armagh,
BT61 9DH

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

The Royal School Dungannon

2 Ranfurly Road,
Dungannon,
County Tyrone,
BT71 6EG

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Victoria College Belfast

Cranmore Park,
Belfast,
County Antrim,
BT9 6JA

Girls, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.