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Find and compare the nearest boarding schools to you. Using our postcode search, you can search a radius of up to 100 miles.

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Boarding schools in Northern Ireland

Are you looking for a boarding school in Northern Ireland? Search here to find and compare independent Northern Irish boarding schools.

You will find all schools with boarding facilities in Northern Ireland listed at the bottom of this page. 

You can also use the filters in the box below to narrow down your boarding school search: you can select boys' schools or girls' schools, prep schools, senior schools, sixth form colleges, or find the nearest boarding school to you with our postcode search.

Click on a school's name for more information. Those boarding 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 boarding schools are members of the  Boarding Schools' Association, which is a good source of advice for families looking for more information about boarding.  

You can also find a number of articles about boarding and independent schools on this site, as well as school news and important information about the independent school sector.

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

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Campbell College

Belmont Road,
BT4 2ND,
County Antrim

Boys, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Rockport School

15 Rockport Road,
BT18 0DD,
County Down

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

The Royal School, Armagh

College Hill,
BT61 9DH,
County Armagh

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

The Royal School, Dungannon

2 Ranfurly Road,
BT71 6EG,
County Tyrone

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