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Independent schools in Greater Manchester

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

We have 57 private schools listed in Greater Manchester. You will find the schools listed at the bottom of this page with 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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Bridgewater School

Drywood Hall, Worsley Road,
Worsley,
Manchester,
M28 2WQ,
Greater Manchester

www.bridgewater-school.co.uk

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

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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

Abbey College Manchester

5-7 Cheapside,
King Street,
Manchester,
M2 4WG,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Abbotsford Preparatory School

211 Flixton Road,
Urmston,
Manchester,
M41 5PR,
Greater Manchester

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

Altrincham Preparatory School

Marlborough Road,
Bowdon,
Altrincham,
WA14 2RR,
Greater Manchester

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

Beech House School

184 Manchester Road,
Rochdale,
OL11 4JQ,
Greater Manchester

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

Beis Rochel School

1-7 Seymour Road,
Crumpsall,
Manchester,
M8 5BQ,
Greater Manchester

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

Bnos Yisroel School

Foigel Esther Shine House,
Leicester Road,
Manchester,
M7 4DA,
Greater Manchester

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

Bolton School (Boys' Division)

Chorley New Road,
Bolton,
BL1 4PA,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Bolton School (Girls' Division)

Chorley New Road,
Bolton,
BL1 4PB,
Greater Manchester

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

Branwood Preparatory School

Stafford Road, Monton,
Eccles,
Manchester,
M30 9HN,
Greater Manchester

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

Bury Catholic Preparatory School

Arden House,
Manchester Road,
Bury,
BL9 9BH,
Greater Manchester

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

Bury Grammar School Boys

Tenterden Street,
Bury,
BL9 0HN,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Bury Grammar School for Girls

Bridge Road,
Bury,
BL9 0HH,
Greater Manchester

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

Cheadle Hulme School

Claremont Road,
Cheadle Hulme,
Cheadle,
SK8 6EF,
Greater Manchester

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

Clarendon Cottage School

Ivy Bank House, Half Edge Lane,
Eccles,
Manchester,
M30 9BJ,
Greater Manchester

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

Clevelands Preparatory School

425 Chorley New Road,
Bolton,
BL1 5DH,
Greater Manchester

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

Covenant Christian School

The Hawthorns,
48 Heaton Moor Road,
Stockport,
SK4 4NX,
Greater Manchester

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

Darul Uloom Al Arabiya Al Islamiya

Holcombe Hall,
Holcombe,
Bury,
BL8 4NG,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Senior.

Etz Chaim School at The Belmont

89 Middleton Road,
Crumpsall,
Manchester,
M8 4JY,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Senior.

Farrowdale House Preparatory School

Farrow Street,
Shaw,
Oldham,
OL2 7AD,
Greater Manchester

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

Firwood Manor Preparatory School

Broadway,
Chadderton,
Oldham,
OL9 0AD,
Greater Manchester

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

Forest Park School

Lauriston House,
27 Oakfield,
Sale,
M33 6NB,
Greater Manchester

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

Forest Preparatory School

Moss Lane,
Timperley,
Altrincham,
WA15 6LJ,
Greater Manchester

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

Grafton House Preparatory School

1 Warrington Street,
Ashton-under-Lyne,
OL6 6XB,
Greater Manchester

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

Greenbank Preparatory School

Heathbank Road,
Cheadle Hulme,
Cheadle,
SK8 6HU,
Greater Manchester

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

Hulme Hall Grammar School

Beech Avenue,
Stockport,
SK3 8HB,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, Day, Senior.

Kassim Darwish Grammar School for Boys

Hartley Hall,
Alexandra Road South,
Manchester,
M16 8NH,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Senior.

King of Kings School

142 Dantzic Street,
Manchester,
M4 4DN,
Greater Manchester

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

Lord's Independent School

53 Manchester Road,
Bolton,
BL2 1ES,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, Day, Senior.

Loreto Preparatory School

Dunham Road,
Altrincham,
WA14 4GZ,
Greater Manchester

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

Madrasatul Imam Muhammad Zakariya

Keswick Street,
Bolton,
BL1 8LX,
Greater Manchester

Girls, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Manchester High School for Girls

Grangethorpe Road,
Manchester,
M14 6HS,
Greater Manchester

Girls, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Manchester Islamic High School for Girls

55 High Lane,
Chorlton Cum Hardy,
Manchester,
M21 9FA,
Greater Manchester

Girls, Day, Senior.

Manchester Junior Girls School

64 Upper Park Road,
Salford,
M7 4JA,
Greater Manchester

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

Manchester Muslim Preparatory School

551 Wilmslow Road,
Withington,
Manchester,
M20 4BA,
Greater Manchester

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

Mechinoh L'Yeshivah

Shenstone House,
13 Upper Park Road,
Salford,
M7 4HY,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Senior.

Monton Village School

Francis Street, Monton,
Eccles,
Manchester,
M30 9PR,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, Day, Preparatory.

Moor Allerton Preparatory School

131 Barlow Moor Road,
West Didsbury,
Manchester,
M20 2PW,
Greater Manchester

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

Oldham Hulme Grammar School

Chamber Road,
Oldham,
OL8 4BX,
Greater Manchester

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

OYY Lubavitch Girls School

Beis Menachem,
Park Lane,
Salford,
M7 4JD,
Greater Manchester

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

Prestwich Preparatory School

St Margaret's Building,
400 Bury Old Road, Prestwich,
Manchester,
M25 1PZ,
Greater Manchester

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

Ramillies Hall School

Cheadle Hulme,
Cheadle,
SK8 7AJ,
Greater Manchester

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

Rochdale Islamic Academy

Greenbank Road,
Rochdale,
OL12 0HZ,
Greater Manchester

Girls, Day, Senior.

Saddleworth School

High Street,
Uppermill,
Oldham,
OL3 6BU,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, Day, Senior.

St Ambrose Preparatory School

Hale Barns,
Altrincham,
WA15 0HE,
Greater Manchester

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

St Bede's College

Alexandra Park Road,
Manchester,
M16 8HX,
Greater Manchester

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

Stella Maris Junior School

St Johns Road,
Heaton Mersey,
Stockport,
SK4 3BR,
Greater Manchester

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

Stockport Grammar School

Buxton Road,
Stockport,
SK2 7AF,
Greater Manchester

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

Tashbar School

20 Upper Park Road,
Salford,
M7 4HL,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

The Manchester Grammar School

Old Hall Lane,
Fallowfield,
Manchester,
M13 0XT,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Trinity Christian School

Birbeck Street,
Stalybridge,
SK15 1SH,
Greater Manchester

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

Withington Girls' School

Wellington Road,
Fallowfield,
Manchester,
M14 6BL,
Greater Manchester

Girls, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Yeshivah Ohr Torah School

28 Broom Lane,
Salford,
M7 4FX,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Senior.