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Independent schools in Oxfordshire

Search here for independent schools in Oxfordshire, including day and boarding schools, girls' schools, boys' schools, prep schools, senior schools and sixth forms.

We have 50 private schools listed in Oxfordshire, including schools in Oxford, Abingdon and Banbury; 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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If you are looking for an independent special needs school in Oxfordshire, 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!

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Cranford House School

Moulsford,
Wallingford,
OX10 9HT,
Oxfordshire

www.cranfordhouse.net

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

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EF Academy Oxford

Pullens Lane,
Headington,
OX3 0DT,
Oxfordshire

www.ef.com/academy

Co-educational, Boarding.

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Headington School

London Road,
Oxford,
OX3 7TD,
Oxfordshire

www.headington.org

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

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Kingham Hill School

Kingham,
Chipping Norton,
OX7 6TH,
Oxfordshire

www.kinghamhill.org.uk

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

Read more about Kingham Hill School

Moulsford Preparatory School

Moulsford-on-Thames,
OX10 9HR,
Oxfordshire

www.moulsford.com

Boys, Boarding, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Read more about Moulsford Preparatory School

Oxford Sixth Form College

12-13 King Edward Street,
Oxford,
OX1 4HT,
Oxfordshire

www.oxfordsixthformcollege.com

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Sixth Form.

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Shiplake College

Henley-on-Thames,
RG9 4BW,
Oxfordshire

www.shiplake.org.uk

Boys, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

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St Mary's Preparatory School

13 St Andrew's Road,
Henley-on-Thames,
RG9 1HS,
Oxfordshire

www.stmarys-henley.co.uk

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

Read more about St Mary's Preparatory School

Abingdon Preparatory School

Josca's House,
Frilford,
Abingdon,
OX13 5NX,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Abingdon School

Park Road,
Abingdon,
OX14 1DE,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Bloxham School

Bloxham,
Banbury,
OX15 4PE,
Oxfordshire

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

Burford School

Cheltenham Road,
Burford,
OX18 4PL,
Oxfordshire

Co-educational, Boarding, Senior, Sixth Form.

Carfax College

25 Beaumont Street,
Oxford,
OX1 2NP,
Oxfordshire

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Sixth Form.

Carrdus School

Overthorpe Hall,
Banbury,
OX17 2BS,
Oxfordshire

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

Chandlings

Bagley Wood,
Kennington,
Oxford,
OX1 5ND,
Oxfordshire

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

Cherwell College

Cantay House,
Park End Street,
Oxford,
OX1 1JD,
Oxfordshire

Co-educational, Boarding, Day.

Childfirst Day Nursery Banbury

The Old Museum,
8 Horsefair,
Banbury,
OX16 0AA,
Oxfordshire

Co-educational, Day, Nursery.

Childfirst Day Nursery Bicester

32 Launton Road,
Bicester,
OX26 6PY,
Oxfordshire

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

Christ Church Cathedral School

3 Brewer Street,
Oxford,
OX1 1QW,
Oxfordshire

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

Cokethorpe School

Witney,
OX29 7PU,
Oxfordshire

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

Cothill House

Abingdon,
OX13 6JL,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Boarding, Preparatory.

d'Overbroeck's

333 Banbury Road,
Oxford,
OX2 7PL,
Oxfordshire

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

Dragon School

Bardwell Road,
Oxford,
OX2 6SS,
Oxfordshire

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

Emmanuel Christian School

Sandford Road,
Littlemore,
Oxford,
OX4 4PU,
Oxfordshire

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

Greene's Tutorial College

45 Pembroke Street,
Oxford,
OX1 1BP,
Oxfordshire

Co-educational, Boarding, Day.

Headington Preparatory School

26 London Road,
Oxford,
OX3 7PB,
Oxfordshire

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

Magdalen College School

Cowley Place,
Oxford,
OX4 1DZ,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

New College School

2 Savile Road,
Oxford,
OX1 3UA,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Our Lady's Abingdon School

Radley Road,
Abingdon,
OX14 3PS,
Oxfordshire

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

Oxford High School GDST

Belbroughton Road,
Oxford,
OX2 6XA,
Oxfordshire

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

Oxford Montessori School

Forest Farm,
Elsfield,
Oxford,
OX3 9UW,
Oxfordshire

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

Radley College

Radley,
Abingdon,
OX14 2HR,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Boarding, Senior, Sixth Form.

Rupert House School

90 Bell Street,
Henley-on-Thames,
RG9 2BN,
Oxfordshire

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

Rye St Antony

Pullens Lane,
Oxford,
OX3 0BY,
Oxfordshire

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

Sibford School

Sibford Ferris,
Banbury,
OX15 5QL,
Oxfordshire

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

St Clare's, Oxford

139 Banbury Road,
Oxford,
OX2 7AL,
Oxfordshire

Co-educational, Boarding, Day.

St Edward's, Oxford

Woodstock Road,
Oxford,
OX2 7NN,
Oxfordshire

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

St Helen and St Katharine

Faringdon Road,
Abingdon,
OX14 1BE,
Oxfordshire

Girls, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

St Hugh's School

Carswell Manor,
Faringdon,
SN7 8PT,
Oxfordshire

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

St John's Priory School

St John's Road,
Banbury,
OX16 5HX,
Oxfordshire

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

Summer Fields

Mayfield Road,
Oxford,
OX2 7EN,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Boarding, Day, Preparatory.

The King's School, Witney

New Yatt Road,
Witney,
OX29 6TA,
Oxfordshire

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

The Manor Preparatory School

Faringdon Road,
Abingdon,
OX13 6LN,
Oxfordshire

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

The Unicorn School

20 Marcham Road,
Abingdon,
OX14 1AA,
Oxfordshire

Co-educational, Day, Preparatory, Senior.

Tudor Hall School

Wykham Park,
Banbury,
OX16 9UR,
Oxfordshire

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Windrush Valley School

The Green,
London Lane,
Ascott-under-Wychwood,
OX7 6AN,
Oxfordshire

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

Wychwood School

74 Banbury Road,
Oxford,
OX2 6JR,
Oxfordshire

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.