Moreton First

Set amidst 100 acres of beautiful Shropshire parkland at the foot of the Berwyn Hills, Moreton First is the preparatory school of Moreton Hall. Its location allows easy access from Chester, Wrexham, North Wales and Shrewsbury.

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Prep schools in the West Midlands

Search here for independent preparatory schools in the West Midlands, including HerefordshireShropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

You will find a list of all West Midlands preparatory schools at the bottom of this page. You can use the search filters below to choose day or boarding schools, girls' or boys' schools, or find the school nearest to you with our postcode search.  

Click on a school's name for more information. Prep 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.

Many prep schools are members of the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS), which is a good source of initial advice about preparatory education.

You can also read preparatory school news and feature articles in our editorial section. You may find the following articles particularly useful:

– What does a prep school education truly provide? by Mark Hartley, vice-chairman of IAPS.

– Choosing a prep school – the issues to consider and questions to ask, by Andrew Hunter, Headmaster of Merchiston Castle School.

You will also find more helpful articles on  choosing a schoolfinding the fees, and an explanation of exams and qualifications.

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



King Henry VIII Preparatory School

Kenilworth Road,
Coventry,
West Midlands,
CV3 6PT

www.khps.co.uk

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

Read more about King Henry VIII Preparatory School

Lucton School

Lucton,
Herefordshire,
HR6 9PN

www.luctonschool.org

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

Read more about Lucton School

Moor Park

Ludlow,
Shropshire,
SY8 4DZ

www.moorpark.org.uk

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

Read more about Moor Park

Moreton First

Weston Rhyn,
Oswestry,
Shropshire,
SY11 3EW

www.moretonhall.org/moreton-first

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

Read more about Moreton First

Oswestry School

Upper Brook Street,
Oswestry,
Shropshire,
SY11 2TL

www.oswestryschool.org.uk

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

Read more about Oswestry School

Packwood Haugh School

Ruyton XI Towns,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY4 1HX

www.packwood-haugh.co.uk

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

Read more about Packwood Haugh School

St Winefride's Convent School

Belmont,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY1 1TE

www.stwinefrides.weebly.com

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

Read more about St Winefride's Convent School

West House School

24 St James's Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B15 2NX

www.westhouseprep.com

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

Read more about West House School

Abberley Hall

Abberley Hall,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR6 6DD

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

Abbots Bromley School

High Street,
Abbots Bromley,
Rugeley,
Staffordshire,
WS15 3BW

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

Abbotsholme School

Rocester,
Uttoxeter,
Staffordshire,
ST14 5BS

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

Adcote School for Girls

Little Ness,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY4 2JY

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

Al-Ameen Primary School

Stanfield House,
447 Warwick Way,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B11 2JR

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

Al-Hijrah School

Cherrywood Centre, Burbidge Road,
Bordesley Green,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B9 4US

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

Arnold Lodge School

15-17 Kenilworth Road,
Leamington Spa,
Warwickshire,
CV32 5TW

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

Bablake Junior School

Coundon Road,
Coventry,
West Midlands,
CV1 4AU

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

Bedstone College

Bedstone,
Bucknell,
Shropshire,
SY7 0BG

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

Bilton Grange

Dunchurch,
Rugby,
Warwickshire,
CV22 6QU

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

Birchfield School

Albrighton,
Wolverhampton,
Shropshire,
WV7 3AF

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

Birmingham Muslim School

Bisley Works, Golden Hillock Road,
Sparkbrook,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B11 2PY

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

Bowbrook House School

Peopleton,
Pershore,
Worcestershire,
WR10 2EE

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

Bromsgrove Preparatory School

Old Station Road,
Bromsgrove,
Worcestershire,
B60 2BU

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Preparatory.

Cambian New Elizabethan School

Quarry Bank,
Hartlebury,
Kidderminster,
Worcestershire,
DY11 7TE

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

Castle House School

Chetwynd End,
Newport,
Shropshire,
TF10 7JE

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

Chase Grammar School

Lyncroft House,
St John's Road,
Cannock,
Staffordshire,
WS11 0UR

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

Copsewood Primary School

Verulam Road,
Stafford,
Staffordshire,
ST16 3EA

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

Coventry Muslim School

643 Foleshill Road,
Coventry,
West Midlands,
CV6 5JQ

Girls, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Crackley Hall School

St Joseph's Park,
Kenilworth,
Warwickshire,
CV8 2FT

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

Denstone College Preparatory School

Smallwood Manor,
Uttoxeter,
Staffordshire,
ST14 8NS

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

Dodderhill School

Crutch Lane,
Droitwich,
Worcestershire,
WR9 0BE

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

Edenhurst Preparatory School

Westlands Avenue,
Newcastle-under-Lyme,
Staffordshire,
ST5 2PU

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

Edgbaston High School for Girls

Westbourne Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B15 3TS

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

Ellesmere College

Ellesmere,
Shropshire,
SY12 9AB

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

Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School

14 Love Lane,
Stourbridge,
West Midlands,
DY8 2EA

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

Emmanuel School (Walsall)

36 Wolverhampton Road,
Walsall,
West Midlands,
WS2 8PR

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

Eversfield Preparatory School

Warwick Road,
Solihull,
West Midlands,
B91 1AT

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

Hallfield School

Church Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B15 3SJ

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

Hamd House Preparatory School

730 Bordesley Green,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B9 5PQ

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

Heathfield Knoll School

Wolverley Road,
Wolverley,
Nr. Kidderminster,
Worcestershire,
DY10 3QE

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

Hereford Cathedral Junior School

28 Castle Street,
Hereford,
Herefordshire,
HR1 2NW

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

Hereford Cathedral School

The Old Deanery,
The Cathedral Close,
Hereford,
Herefordshire,
HR1 2NG

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

Highclare School

10 Sutton Road,
Erdington,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B23 6QL

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

Hydesville Tower School

25 Broadway North,
Walsall,
West Midlands,
WS1 2QG

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

King's Hawford

Hawford Lock Lane,
Claines,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR3 7SE

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

King's St Alban's School

Mill Street,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR1 2NJ

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

Kingswood School

St James Place,
Shirley,
Solihull,
West Midlands,
B90 2BA

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

Lambs Christian School

113 Soho Hill,
Hockley,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B19 1AY

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

Lichfield Cathedral School

The Palace,
The Close,
Lichfield,
Staffordshire,
WS13 7LH

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

Maple Hayes Dyslexia School

Abnalls Lane,
Lichfield,
Staffordshire,
WS13 8BL

Co-educational, Day, Preparatory, Senior.

Mayfield Preparatory School

Sutton Road,
Walsall,
West Midlands,
WS1 2PD

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

Milverton House School

Holman Way,
Park Street,
Attleborough,
Warwickshire,
CV11 4EL

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

Moffats School

Kinlet Hall,
Kinlet,
Bewdley,
Worcestershire,
DY12 3AY

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

Newbridge Preparatory School

51 Newbridge Crescent,
Tettenhall,
Wolverhampton,
West Midlands,
WV6 0LH

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Newcastle-under-Lyme School

Mount Pleasant,
Newcastle-under-Lyme,
Staffordshire,
ST5 1DB

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

Norfolk House School

4 Norfolk Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B15 3PS

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

Pattison College

86-90 Binley Road,
Coventry,
West Midlands,
CV3 1FQ

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

Prestfelde Preparatory School

London Road,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY2 6NZ

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

Priory School

39 Sir Harry's Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B15 2UR

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

RGS Springfield

Springfield,
Britannia Square,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR1 3DL

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

RGS The Grange

Grange Lane,
Claines,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR3 7RR

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

River School

Oakfield House,
Droitwich Road,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR3 7ST

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

Rosslyn School

1597 Stratford Road,
Hall Green,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B28 9JB

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

Ruckleigh School

17 Lode Lane,
Solihull,
West Midlands,
B91 2AB

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

Saint Martin's School

Malvern Hall,
Brueton Avenue,
Solihull,
West Midlands,
B91 3EN

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

Salafi Independent School

472 Coventry Road,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B10 0UG

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

Shrewsbury High School GDST

32 Town Walls,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY1 1TN

Boys, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Solihull School

Warwick Road,
Solihull,
West Midlands,
B91 3DJ

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

St Bede's School

Bishton Hall,
Wolseley Bridge,
Stafford,
Staffordshire,
ST17 0XN

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

St Dominic's Priory School Stone

21 Station Road,
Stone,
Staffordshire,
ST15 8EN

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

St George's School, Edgbaston

31 Calthorpe Road,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B15 1RX

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

St Joseph's Preparatory School

London Road,
Trent Vale,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST4 5NT

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

St. Dominic's Brewood

32 Bargate Street,
Brewood,
Staffordshire,
ST19 9BA

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

Stratford Preparatory School

Church House,
Old Town,
Stratford-upon-Avon,
Warwickshire,
CV37 6BG

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

Tettenhall College

Wood Road,
Tettenhall,
Wolverhampton,
West Midlands,
WV6 8QX

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

The Blue Coat School

Somerset Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B17 0HR

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

The Crescent School

Bawnmore Road,
Bilton,
Rugby,
Warwickshire,
CV22 7QH

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

The Croft Preparatory School

Alveston Hill,
Loxley Road,
Stratford-upon-Avon,
Warwickshire,
CV37 7RL

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

The Downs Malvern

Colwall,
Malvern,
Worcestershire,
WR13 6EY

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

The Elms

Colwall,
Malvern,
Worcestershire,
WR13 6EF

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

The Kingsley School

Beauchamp Avenue,
Leamington Spa,
Warwickshire,
CV32 5RD

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

The Knoll School

33 Manor Avenue,
Kidderminster,
Worcestershire,
DY11 6EA

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

The Old Hall School

Stanley Road,
Wellington,
Shropshire,
TF1 3LB

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

The Royal School Wolverhampton

Penn Road,
Wolverhampton,
West Midlands,
WV3 0EG

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

The Shrubbery School

Walmley Ash Road,
Walmley,
Sutton Coldfield,
West Midlands,
B76 1HY

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

Twycross House School

Main Road,
Twycross,
Atherstone,
Warwickshire,
CV9 3QA

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

Warwick Preparatory School

Bridge Field,
Banbury Road,
Warwick,
Warwickshire,
CV34 6PL

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

Warwick School

Myton Road,
Warwick,
Warwickshire,
CV34 6PP

Boys, Boarding, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

White House School

Heath Road,
Whitchurch,
Shropshire,
SY13 2AA

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

Winterfold House

Chaddesley Corbett,
Kidderminster,
Worcestershire,
DY10 4PL

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

Yarlet School

Yarlet,
Stafford,
Staffordshire,
ST18 9SU

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