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Independent schools in Bristol

Are you looking for an independent school in Bristol? Search here to find and compare day and boarding schools, girls' schools, boys' schools, prep schools, senior schools and sixth forms.

We have 22 private schools listed in Bristol; you will find them all listed at the bottom of this page, with some basic directory information. You can use the filters to narrow your search, and find schools near you with our postcode search.

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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!

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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.

Bristol Grammar School

University Road,
Bristol,
BS8 1SR

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

Bristol Steiner School

Redland Hill House,
Redland,
Bristol,
BS6 6UX

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

Carmel Christian School

817A Bath Road,
Brislington,
Bristol,
BS4 5NL

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

Cleve House School

254 Wells Road,
Knowle,
Bristol,
BS4 2PN

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

Clifton College

32 College Road,
Clifton,
Bristol,
BS8 3JH

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

Clifton College Preparatory School

The Avenue,
Clifton,
Bristol,
BS8 3HE

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

Clifton High School

College Road,
Clifton,
Bristol,
BS8 3JD

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

Clifton Tutors Limited

31 Pembroke Road,
Clifton,
Bristol,
BS8 3BE

Co-educational, Day.

Colston's School

Stapleton,
Bristol,
BS16 1BJ

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

Ecole Française de Bristol

Fonthill Centre,
Stanton Road, Southmead,
BS10 5SJ,
Bristol

Co-educational, Day, Preparatory.

Fairfield School

Fairfield Way,
Backwell,
Bristol,
BS48 3PD

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

Gracefield Preparatory School

266 Overndale Road,
Fishponds,
Bristol,
BS16 2RG

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

Queen Elizabeth's Hospital

Berkeley Place,
Clifton,
Bristol,
BS8 1JX

Boys, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Silverhill School

Swan Lane,
Winterbourne,
Bristol,
BS36 1RL

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

The Downs School

Wraxall,
Bristol,
BS48 1PF

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

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.

Tockington Manor School

Washingpool Hill Road,
Tockington,
Bristol,
BS32 4NY

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

Torwood House School

8, 27-29 Durdham Park,
Redland,
Bristol,
BS6 6XE

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