Bridgewater School

At Bridgewater School, we celebrate, support and nurture individuality.

Find out more


Prep schools in Greater Manchester

Are you looking for a prep school in Greater Manchester? Search here to find and compare independent preparatory schools.

You will find a list of all preparatory and junior schools in Greater Manchester at the bottom of this page. You can use the search filters below to narrow your prep school search: you can choose day or boarding schools, girls' or boys' schools, or find and compare the schools nearest to you with our postcode search.

Click on a school's name for more information. Prep 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.

Many prep schools are members of the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS), which is a good source of initial advice about preparatory education.

You can also read preparatory school news and feature articles in our editorial section, including articles on the benefits of a prep school education and the issues to consider and questions to ask when choosing a school.

You will also find more helpful articles on choosing a schoolfinding the fees, and an explanation of exams and qualifications.

If you are looking for an independent special needs school, see our sister website: 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



Bolton School

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

www.boltonschool.org

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

Read more about Bolton School

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

Bury Catholic Preparatory School

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

www.burycatholicprepschool.co.uk

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

Read more about Bury Catholic Preparatory School

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

Forest Park Preparatory School

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

www.forestparkprep.co.uk

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

Read more about Forest Park Preparatory School

Forest Preparatory School

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

www.forestschool.co.uk

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

Read more about Forest Preparatory School

Manchester High School for Girls

Grangethorpe Road,
Manchester,
M14 6HS,
Greater Manchester

www.manchesterhigh.co.uk

Girls, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Read more about Manchester High School for Girls

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

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.

Branwood Preparatory School

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

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

Bury Grammar Schools

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.

Farrowdale House Preparatory School

Farrow Street,
Shaw,
Oldham,
OL2 7AD,
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.

King of Kings School

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

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

Loreto Preparatory School

Dunham Road,
Altrincham,
WA14 4GZ,
Greater Manchester

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

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.

Monton Village Nursery & Forest School

The School House, Francis Street,
Monton,
Manchester,
M30 9PR,
Greater Manchester

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

St Ambrose Preparatory School

Hale Barns,
Altrincham,
WA15 0HF,
Greater Manchester

Co-educational, 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 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.

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.