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Find the best prep schools in Northern Ireland

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

You will find all prep schools in Northern Ireland listed at the bottom of this page. You can also use the search filters below to narrow your prep school search: you can select day or boarding schools, boys' schools or girls' schools, or find and compare the nearest prep schools 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, including articles on the benefits of a prep school education and the issues to consider and questions to ask when choosing a school.

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

If you are looking for an independent special needs school, see our sister website: 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



Ballymoney Independent Christian School

55 Market Street,
Ballymoney,
BT53 6ED,
County Antrim

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

Bangor Independent Christian School

277A Clandeboye Road,
Bangor,
BT19 1AA,
County Down

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

Campbell College Junior School

Belmont Road,
Belfast,
BT4 2ND,
County Antrim

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

Clogher Valley Independent Christian School

150 Ballagh Road,
Fivemiletown,
BT75 0QP,
County Tyrone

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

Holywood Steiner School

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

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

Inchmarlo

Cranmore Park,
Belfast,
BT9 6JR,
County Antrim

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Kilskeery Independent Christian School

19 Old Junction Road,
Kilskeery,
Omagh,
BT78 3RN,
County Tyrone

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

Methodist College

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

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

Mourne Independent Christian School

5 Carrigenagh Road,
Kilkeel,
BT34 4NE,
County Down

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

Newtownabbey Independent Christian school

307-309 Ballyclare Road,
Glengormley,
Newtownabbey,
BT36 4TQ,
County Antrim

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

OneSchool Global UK Knockloughrim Campus

23 Rocktown Road,
Knockloughrim,
BT45 8QE,
County Londonderry

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

OneSchool Global UK Newry Campus

22 Rampart Road,
Newry,
BT34 2QU,
County Down

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

Portadown Independent Christian School

Levaghery Gardens,
Portadown,
BT63 5EQ,
County Armagh

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

Rockport School

15 Rockport Road,
Craigavad,
Holywood,
BT18 0DD,
County Down

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

The Royal School Armagh

College Hill,
Armagh,
BT61 9DH,
County Armagh

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

Victoria College Belfast

2A Cranmore Park,
Belfast,
BT9 6JA,
County Antrim

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