Moreton First

Set amidst 100 acres of beautiful Shropshire parkland at the foot of the Berwyn Hills, Moreton First is the preparatory school of Moreton Hall. Its location allows easy access from Chester, Wrexham, North Wales and Shrewsbury.

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Prep schools in the West Midlands

Are you looking for a prep school in the West Midlands? Search here for independent preparatory schools in HerefordshireShropshireStaffordshireWarwickshireWest Midlands (county) and Worcestershire.

You will find a list of all West Midlands preparatory schools at the bottom of this page. You can use the search filters below to choose day or boarding schools, girls' or boys' schools, or find the school 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. You may find the following articles particularly useful:

What does a prep school education truly provide? by Mark Hartley, vice-chairman of IAPS.

– Why British prep schools continue to be at the forefront of education, by Tania Botting, vice-chairman of IAPS. 

– Choosing a prep school – the issues to consider and questions to ask, by Andrew Hunter, Headmaster of Merchiston Castle School.

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

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



Ellesmere College

Ellesmere,
SY12 9AB,
Shropshire

www.ellesmere.com

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

Read more about Ellesmere College

Hydesville Tower School

25 Broadway North,
Walsall,
WS1 2QG,
West Midlands

www.hydesville.com

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

Read more about Hydesville Tower School

King Henry VIII Preparatory School

Kenilworth Road,
Coventry,
CV3 6PT,
West Midlands

www.khps.co.uk

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

Read more about King Henry VIII Preparatory School

Lucton School

Lucton,
HR6 9PN,
Herefordshire

www.luctonschool.org

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

Read more about Lucton School

Moor Park

Richard’s Castle,
Ludlow,
SY8 4DZ,
Shropshire

www.moorpark.org.uk

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

Read more about Moor Park

Moreton First

Weston Rhyn,
Oswestry,
SY11 3EW,
Shropshire

www.moretonhall.org/moreton-first

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

Read more about Moreton First

Packwood Haugh School

Ruyton XI Towns,
Shrewsbury,
SY4 1HX,
Shropshire

www.packwood-haugh.co.uk

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

Read more about Packwood Haugh School

The Royal School Wolverhampton

Penn Road,
Wolverhampton,
WV3 0EG,
West Midlands

www.theroyalschool.co.uk

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

Read more about The Royal School Wolverhampton

West House School

24 St James's Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
B15 2NX,
West Midlands

www.westhouseprep.com

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

Read more about West House School

Abberley Hall

Abberley Hall,
Worcester,
WR6 6DD,
Worcestershire

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

Abbots Bromley School

High Street,
Abbots Bromley,
Rugeley,
WS15 3BW,
Staffordshire

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

Abbotsholme School

Rocester,
Uttoxeter,
ST14 5BS,
Staffordshire

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

Adcote School for Girls

Little Ness,
Shrewsbury,
SY4 2JY,
Shropshire

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

Al-Ameen Primary School

Stanfield House,
447 Warwick Way,
Birmingham,
B11 2JR,
West Midlands

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

Al-Hijrah School

Cherrywood Centre, Burbidge Road,
Bordesley Green,
Birmingham,
B9 4US,
West Midlands

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

Arnold Lodge School

15-17 Kenilworth Road,
Leamington Spa,
CV32 5TW,
Warwickshire

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

Bablake Junior School

Coundon Road,
Coventry,
CV1 4AU,
West Midlands

Co-educational, Day, Preparatory.

Bedstone College

Bedstone,
Bucknell,
SY7 0BG,
Shropshire

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

Bilton Grange

Dunchurch,
Rugby,
CV22 6QU,
Warwickshire

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

Birchfield School

Albrighton,
Wolverhampton,
WV7 3AF,
Shropshire

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

Birmingham Muslim School

Bisley Works, Golden Hillock Road,
Sparkbrook,
Birmingham,
B11 2PY,
West Midlands

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

Bowbrook House School

Peopleton,
Pershore,
WR10 2EE,
Worcestershire

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

Bromsgrove Preparatory School

Old Station Road,
Bromsgrove,
B60 2BU,
Worcestershire

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Preparatory.

Cambian New Elizabethan School

Quarry Bank,
Hartlebury,
Kidderminster,
DY11 7TE,
Worcestershire

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

Castle House School

Chetwynd End,
Newport,
TF10 7JE,
Shropshire

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

Chase Grammar School

Lyncroft House,
St John's Road,
Cannock,
WS11 0UR,
Staffordshire

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

Copsewood Primary School

Verulam Road,
Stafford,
ST16 3EA,
Staffordshire

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

Crackley Hall School

St Joseph's Park,
Kenilworth,
CV8 2FT,
Warwickshire

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

Denstone College Preparatory School

Smallwood Manor,
Uttoxeter,
ST14 8NS,
Staffordshire

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

Dodderhill Independent Girls

Crutch Lane,
Droitwich,
WR9 0BE,
Worcestershire

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

Edenhurst Preparatory School

Westlands Avenue,
Newcastle-under-Lyme,
ST5 2PU,
Staffordshire

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

Edgbaston High School for Girls

Westbourne Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
B15 3TS,
West Midlands

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

Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School

14 Love Lane,
Stourbridge,
DY8 2EA,
West Midlands

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

Emmanuel School (Walsall)

36 Wolverhampton Road,
Walsall,
WS2 8PR,
West Midlands

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

Eversfield Preparatory School

Warwick Road,
Solihull,
B91 1AT,
West Midlands

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

Greenfields Primary School

472 Coventry Road,
Birmingham,
B10 0UG,
West Midlands

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

Hallfield School

Church Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
B15 3SJ,
West Midlands

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

Hamd House Preparatory School

730 Bordesley Green,
Birmingham,
B9 5PQ,
West Midlands

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

Heathfield Knoll School

Wolverley Road,
Wolverley,
Nr. Kidderminster,
DY10 3QE,
Worcestershire

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

Hereford Cathedral Junior School

28 Castle Street,
Hereford,
HR1 2NW,
Herefordshire

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

Hereford Cathedral School

The Old Deanery,
The Cathedral Close,
Hereford,
HR1 2NG,
Herefordshire

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

Highclare School

10 Sutton Road,
Erdington,
Birmingham,
B23 6QL,
West Midlands

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

King's Hawford

Hawford Lock Lane,
Claines,
Worcester,
WR3 7SE,
Worcestershire

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

King's St Alban's School

Mill Street,
Worcester,
WR1 2NJ,
Worcestershire

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

Kingswood School

St James Place,
Shirley,
Solihull,
B90 2BA,
West Midlands

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

Lambs Christian School

113 Soho Hill,
Hockley,
Birmingham,
B19 1AY,
West Midlands

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

Lichfield Cathedral School

The Palace,
The Close,
Lichfield,
WS13 7LH,
Staffordshire

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

Lote Tree Primary

643 Foleshill Road,
Coventry,
CV6 5JQ,
West Midlands

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

Maple Hayes Dyslexia School

Abnalls Lane,
Lichfield,
WS13 8BL,
Staffordshire

Co-educational, Day, Preparatory, Senior.

Mayfield Preparatory School

Sutton Road,
Walsall,
WS1 2PD,
West Midlands

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

Milverton House School

Holman Way,
Park Street,
Attleborough,
CV11 4EL,
Warwickshire

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

Newbridge Preparatory School

51 Newbridge Crescent,
Tettenhall,
Wolverhampton,
WV6 0LH,
West Midlands

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

Newcastle-under-Lyme School

Mount Pleasant,
Newcastle-under-Lyme,
ST5 1DB,
Staffordshire

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

Norfolk House School

4 Norfolk Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
B15 3PS,
West Midlands

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

Oswestry School

Upper Brook Street,
Oswestry,
SY11 2TL,
Shropshire

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

Pattison College

86-90 Binley Road,
Coventry,
CV3 1FQ,
West Midlands

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

Prestfelde Preparatory School

London Road,
Shrewsbury,
SY2 6NZ,
Shropshire

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

Priory School

39 Sir Harry's Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
B15 2UR,
West Midlands

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

RGS Springfield

Springfield,
Britannia Square,
Worcester,
WR1 3DL,
Worcestershire

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

RGS The Grange

Grange Lane,
Claines,
Worcester,
WR3 7RR,
Worcestershire

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

River School

Oakfield House,
Droitwich Road,
Worcester,
WR3 7ST,
Worcestershire

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

Rosslyn School

1597 Stratford Road,
Hall Green,
Birmingham,
B28 9JB,
West Midlands

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

Ruckleigh School

17 Lode Lane,
Solihull,
B91 2AB,
West Midlands

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

Saint Martin's School

Malvern Hall,
Brueton Avenue,
Solihull,
B91 3EN,
West Midlands

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

Shrewsbury High School GDST

32 Town Walls,
Shrewsbury,
SY1 1TN,
Shropshire

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

Solihull School

Warwick Road,
Solihull,
B91 3DJ,
West Midlands

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

St Dominic's Priory School Stone

21 Station Road,
Stone,
ST15 8EN,
Staffordshire

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

St George's School, Edgbaston

31 Calthorpe Road,
Birmingham,
B15 1RX,
West Midlands

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

St Joseph's Preparatory School

London Road,
Trent Vale,
Stoke-on-Trent,
ST4 5NT,
Staffordshire

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

St Winefride's Convent School

Belmont,
Shrewsbury,
SY1 1TE,
Shropshire

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

St. Dominic's Brewood

32 Bargate Street,
Brewood,
ST19 9BA,
Staffordshire

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

Stafford Grammar School

Burton Manor,
Stafford,
ST18 9AT,
Staffordshire

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

Stratford Preparatory School

Church House,
Old Town,
Stratford-upon-Avon,
CV37 6BG,
Warwickshire

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

Tettenhall College

Wood Road,
Tettenhall,
Wolverhampton,
WV6 8QX,
West Midlands

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

The Blue Coat School

Somerset Road,
Edgbaston,
Birmingham,
B17 0HR,
West Midlands

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

The Crescent School

Bawnmore Road,
Bilton,
Rugby,
CV22 7QH,
Warwickshire

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

The Croft Preparatory School

Alveston Hill,
Loxley Road,
Stratford-upon-Avon,
CV37 7RL,
Warwickshire

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

The Downs Malvern

Colwall,
Malvern,
WR13 6EY,
Worcestershire

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

The Elms

Colwall,
Malvern,
WR13 6EF,
Worcestershire

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

The Kingsley School

Beauchamp Avenue,
Leamington Spa,
CV32 5RD,
Warwickshire

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

The Old Hall School

Stanley Road,
Wellington,
TF1 3LB,
Shropshire

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

The Shrubbery School

Walmley Ash Road,
Walmley,
Sutton Coldfield,
B76 1HY,
West Midlands

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

Twycross House School

Main Road,
Twycross,
Atherstone,
CV9 3QA,
Warwickshire

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

Warwick Preparatory School

Bridge Field,
Banbury Road,
Warwick,
CV34 6PL,
Warwickshire

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

Warwick School

Myton Road,
Warwick,
CV34 6PP,
Warwickshire

Boys, Boarding, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

White House School

Heath Road,
Whitchurch,
SY13 2AA,
Shropshire

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

Winterfold House

Chaddesley Corbett,
Kidderminster,
DY10 4PW,
Worcestershire

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

Yarlet School

Yarlet,
Stafford,
ST18 9SU,
Staffordshire

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