Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall

Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall is the Preparatory School of Stonyhurst College, providing the first steps in a seamless education from age 3 to 18.

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Boarding schools in the North-West

Are you looking for a boarding school in the North-West? Find and compare boarding schools in Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, the Isle of Man, Lancashire and Merseyside.

You will find all schools with boarding facilities in the North-West 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 or sixth form colleges, or find and compare the nearest boarding schools 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.

We also have a number of articles about boarding and independent schools, and you may find this one particularly useful: 'The advantages of a boarding school education', by Mike Brewer, Deputy Head of EF Academy Torbay.

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 and John Catt's Preparatory Schools. We hope you find the perfect school for your child!   



Chetham's School of Music

Long Millgate,
Manchester,
M3 1SB,
Greater Manchester

www.chethams.com

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

Read more about Chetham's School of Music

Kirkham Grammar School

Ribby Road,
Kirkham,
Preston,
PR4 2BH,
Lancashire

www.kirkhamgrammar.co.uk

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

Read more about Kirkham Grammar School

Rossall School

Broadway,
Fleetwood,
FY7 8JW,
Lancashire

www.rossall.org.uk

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

Read more about Rossall School

Stonyhurst College

Stonyhurst,
Clitheroe,
BB7 9PZ,
Lancashire

www.stonyhurst.ac.uk

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

Read more about Stonyhurst College

Windermere School

Patterdale Road,
Windermere,
LA23 1NW,
Cumbria

www.windermereschool.co.uk

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

Read more about Windermere School

Windermere School, Elleray Campus

Ambleside Road,
Windermere,
LA23 1AP,
Cumbria

www.windermereschool.co.uk

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

Read more about Windermere School, Elleray Campus

Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School

Casterton,
Carnforth,
LA6 2SG,
Cumbria

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

Dallam School

Milnthorpe,
LA7 7DD,
Cumbria

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

Jamea Al Kauthar

Ashton Road,
Lancaster,
LA1 5AJ,
Lancashire

Girls, Boarding, Senior.

Keswick School

Vicarage Hill,
Keswick,
CA12 5QB,
Cumbria

Co-educational, Boarding, Senior, Sixth Form.

King William's College

Castletown,
IM9 1TP,
Isle of Man

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

Kingsmead School

Bertram Drive,
Hoylake,
Wirral,
CH47 0LL,
Merseyside

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

Lancaster Royal Grammar School

East Road,
Lancaster,
LA1 3EF,
Lancashire

Boys, Boarding, Senior, Sixth Form.

Lime House School

Holm Hill,
Dalston,
Carlisle,
CA5 7BX,
Cumbria

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

Moorland School

Ribblesdale Avenue,
Clitheroe,
BB7 2JA,
Lancashire

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

Sedbergh School

Sedbergh,
LA10 5HG,
Cumbria

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

St Anne's College Grammar School

293 Clifton Drive South,
Lytham St Annes,
FY8 1HN,
Lancashire

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

Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall

Stonyhurst,
BB7 9PU,
Lancashire

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

Terra Nova School

Jodrell Bank,
Holmes Chapel,
Crewe,
CW4 8BT,
Cheshire

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

The Hammond School

Mannings Lane,
Chester,
CH2 4ES,
Cheshire

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