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Independent schools in Northern Ireland

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

We have 16 private schools listed in Northern Ireland; 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.  

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.

Please have a look around www.schoolsearch.co.uk for information, advice and news about independent schools and independent education. 

You can check for open days, find information on independent school associations, read expert advice on the questions to ask when choosing a school and get help in finding the fees. Elsewhere, you will also find an explanation of examinations and qualifications.

If you are looking for an independent special needs school in Northern Ireland, please see our sister site: 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 Grammar School

84 Gransha Road,
Bangor,
BT19 7QU,
County Down

Boys, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Bangor Independent Christian School

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

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

Belfast Royal Academy

5-17 Cliftonville Road,
Belfast,
BT14 6JL,
County Antrim

Co-educational, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Bloomfield Collegiate School

Astoria Gardens,
Upper Newtownards Road,
Belfast,
BT5 6HW,
County Antrim

Girls, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Campbell College

Belmont Road,
Belfast,
BT4 2ND,
County Antrim

Boys, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

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.

Coleraine Grammar School

23-33 Castlerock Road,
Coleraine,
BT51 3LA,
County Londonderry

Co-educational, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Dominican College

38 Fortwilliam Park,
Belfast,
BT15 4AQ,
County Antrim

Girls, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Holywood Steiner School

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

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

Hunterhouse College

Upper Lisburn Road,
Finaghy,
Belfast,
BT10 0LE,
County Antrim

Girls, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

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.

Royal Belfast Academical Institution

College Square East,
Belfast,
BT1 6DL,
County Antrim

Boys, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

St Mary's Christian Brothers' Grammar School

147a Glen Road,
Belfast,
BT11 8NR,
County Antrim

Boys, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

The Royal School Armagh

College Hill,
Armagh,
BT61 9DH,
County Armagh

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

The Royal School Dungannon

2 Ranfurly Road,
Dungannon,
BT71 6EG,
County Tyrone

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

Victoria College Belfast

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

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