The Girls’ Schools Association

The Girls’ Schools Association (GSA) represents day and boarding schools of all sizes. It encourages high standards of education for girls and promotes the benefits of being taught in a largely girls-only environment.

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Girls' schools in the South-West

Are you looking for a girls' only school in the South-West? Search here for independent girls' schools in Bath & North-East Somerset, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset.

You will find all girls' schools listed at the bottom of this page. Use the filters below to narrow your search: you can select day or boarding schools, prep schools, senior schools or sixth forms. You can find the nearest girls' schools to 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.

Many girls' schools are members of the Girls' Schools Association, which is a good source of initial advice and information.

Elsewhere on this site you can find advice on editorial topics such as the benefits of single-sex education, the questions to ask when choosing a school and finding independent school fees.

If you are looking for an independent special needs school, please visit 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.



Badminton Junior School

Westbury-on-Trym,
Bristol,
BS9 3BA

Girls, Boarding, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Badminton School

Westbury-on-Trym,
Bristol,
BS9 3BA

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Bruton School for Girls

Sunny Hill,
Bruton,
BA10 0NT,
Somerset

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

Hanford School

Child Okeford,
Blandford,
DT11 8HN,
Dorset

Girls, Boarding, Preparatory.

Knighton House School and The Orchard Pre-prep

Durweston,
Blandford Forum,
DT11 0PY,
Dorset

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

Sherborne Girls

Bradford Road,
Sherborne,
DT9 3QN,
Dorset

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

St Mary's School

Shaftesbury,
SP7 9LP,
Dorset

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

Talbot Heath

Rothesay Road,
Bournemouth,
BH4 9NJ,
Dorset

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

The Maynard School

Denmark Road,
Exeter,
EX1 1SJ,
Devon

Girls, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

The Red Maids' Junior School

Grange Court Road,
Westbury-on-Trym,
Bristol,
BS9 4DP

Girls, Day, Preparatory.

The Red Maids' Senior School

Westbury Road,
Westbury-on-Trym,
Bristol,
BS9 3AW

Girls, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

The Royal High School, Bath GDST

Lansdown Road,
Bath,
BA1 5SZ,
Bath & North-East Somerset

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

Truro High School for Girls

Falmouth Road,
Truro,
TR1 2HU,
Cornwall

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