Bridgewater School

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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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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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Bolton School

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

www.boltonschool.org

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

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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.

Read more about Bridgewater School

Forest Park Preparatory School

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

www.forestparkprep.co.uk

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

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Forest Preparatory School & Nursery

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

www.forestschool.co.uk

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

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Abbey College Manchester

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

Co-educational, Boarding, 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 Ruchel Girls School

87 Devonshire Street,
Salford,
M7 4AE,
Greater Manchester

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

Bnos Yisroel School

Leicester Road,
Salford,
M7 4DA,
Greater Manchester

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

Branwood Preparatory School

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

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

Bury Grammar Schools

Tenterden Street,
Bury,
BL9 0HN,
Greater Manchester

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

Cheadle Hulme School

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

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

Chetham's School of Music

Long Millgate,
Manchester,
M3 1SB,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, Boarding, 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 Hadis Latifiah Northwest

Plum Street,
Oldham,
OL8 1TJ,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Senior.

Darul Uloom Al Arabiya Al Islamiya (Darul Uloom Bury)

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

Boys, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Farrowdale House Preparatory School

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

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

Greater Manchester Independent School

Unit 3, Peel Street,
Failsworth, Manchester,
M35 0UF,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Hulme Hall Grammar School

Beech Avenue,
Stockport,
SK3 8HA,
Greater Manchester

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

Green Lane,
Bolton,
BL3 2EF,
Greater Manchester

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

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

Manchester Islamic Grammar School for Girls

55 High Lane,
Chorlton,
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 School

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

Boys, Day, Senior.

Moor Allerton Preparatory School

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

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

Oholei Yosef Yitzchok (OYY) Lubavitch Boys School

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

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Oholei Yosef Yitzchok (OYY) Lubavitch Girls School

460 Bury New Road,
Park Lane,
Salford,
M7 4LH,
Greater Manchester

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

Oldham Hulme Grammar School

Chamber Road,
Oldham,
OL8 4BX,
Greater Manchester

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

Prestwich Preparatory School

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

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

Rochdale Islamic Academy Boys School (RIAB)

36 Taylor Street,
Rochdale,
OL12 0HX,
Greater Manchester

Boys, Day, Senior.

Rochdale Islamic Academy Girls School (RIAG)

Greenbank Road,
Rochdale,
OL12 0HZ,
Greater Manchester

Girls, Day, Senior.

St Ambrose Preparatory School

Hale Barns,
Altrincham,
WA15 0HF,
Greater Manchester

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

St. Bede's College

Alexandra Park,
Manchester,
M16 8HX,
Greater Manchester

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

Stella Maris School

St. John's 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 of Manchester

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

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

The Chadderton Preparatory Grammar School

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

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

The Manchester Grammar School

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

Boys, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

TLG Bolton

Concorde House, 2 Frederick Street,
Farnworth,
Bolton,
BL4 9AL,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, Day, Senior.

TLG Manchester

Carisbrook Street,
Harpurhey,
Manchester,
M9 5UX,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, Day, Senior.

Trinity Christian School

Birbeck Street,
Off High Street,
Stalybridge,
SK15 1SH,
Greater Manchester

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

Withington Girls' School

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

Girls, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.