Moulsford Preparatory School

Moulsford is a thriving independent day and boarding Prep School for boys aged 4-13 years set on the banks of the River Thames in South Oxfordshire.

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Prep schools in the West of England

Search here for independent preparatory schools in the Central and West areas of England, including Buckinghamshire, GloucestershireOxfordshire, West Berkshire and Wiltshire.

You will find a list of all preparatory and junior schools 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.

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

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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!

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Akeley Wood School

Akeley Wood,
Buckingham,
MK18 5AE,
Buckinghamshire

www.akeleywoodschool.co.uk

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

Read more about Akeley Wood School

Davenies School

Station Road,
Beaconsfield,
HP9 1AA,
Buckinghamshire

www.davenies.co.uk

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Read more about Davenies School

Dragon School

Bardwell Road,
Oxford,
OX2 6SS,
Oxfordshire

www.dragonschool.org

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

Read more about Dragon School

High March

23 Ledborough Lane,
Beaconsfield,
HP9 2PZ,
Buckinghamshire

www.highmarch.co.uk

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

Read more about High March

Moulsford Preparatory School

Moulsford-on-Thames,
OX10 9HR,
Oxfordshire

www.moulsford.com

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

Read more about Moulsford Preparatory School

Our Lady's Abingdon School

Radley Road,
Abingdon-on-Thames,
OX14 3PS,
Oxfordshire

www.olab.org.uk

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

Read more about Our Lady's Abingdon School

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

Thornton College

College Lane,
Thornton, Milton Keynes,
MK17 0HJ,
Buckinghamshire

www.thorntoncollege.com

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

Read more about Thornton College

Wycliffe College

Bristol Road,
Stonehouse,
GL10 2AF,
Gloucestershire

www.wycliffe.co.uk

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

Read more about Wycliffe College

Abingdon Preparatory School

Josca's House,
Kingston Road,
Frilford,
OX13 5NX,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Airthrie School

29 Christchurch Road,
Cheltenham,
GL50 2NY,
Gloucestershire

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

Ashfold School

Dorton House,
Dorton,
Aylesbury,
HP18 9NG,
Buckinghamshire

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

Avondale School

High Street,
Bulford,
Salisbury,
SP4 9DR,
Wiltshire

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

Beaudesert Park School

Minchinhampton,
Stroud,
GL6 9AF,
Gloucestershire

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

Berkhampstead School

Pittville Circus Road,
Cheltenham,
GL52 2QA,
Gloucestershire

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

Bishopstrow College

Bishopstrow,
Warminster,
BA12 9HU,
Wiltshire

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

Brockhurst & Marlston House Schools

Hermitage,
Newbury,
RG18 9UL,
West Berkshire

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

Broughton Manor Preparatory School

Newport Road,
Broughton,
Milton Keynes,
MK10 9AA,
Buckinghamshire

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

Caldicott

Crown Lane,
Farnham Royal,
SL2 3SL,
Buckinghamshire

Boys, Boarding, Day, Preparatory.

Carrdus School

Overthorpe Hall,
Banbury,
OX17 2BS,
Oxfordshire

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

Chafyn Grove School

33 Bourne Avenue,
Salisbury,
SP1 1LR,
Wiltshire

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

Chandlings

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

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

Cheam School

Headley,
Newbury,
RG19 8LD,
West Berkshire

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

Cheltenham College Preparatory School

Thirlestaine Road,
Cheltenham,
GL53 7AB,
Gloucestershire

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

Chesham Preparatory School

Two Dells Lane,
Chesham,
HP5 3QF,
Buckinghamshire

Co-educational, Day, Pre-Preparatory, 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.

Cranford House School

Moulsford,
Wallingford,
OX10 9HT,
Oxfordshire

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

Crown House Preparatory School

Bassetsbury Manor,
Bassetsbury Lane,
High Wycombe,
HP11 1QX,
Buckinghamshire

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

Dean Close Pre-Preparatory & Preparatory School

Lansdown Road,
Cheltenham,
GL51 6QS,
Gloucestershire

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

Emmanuel Christian School

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

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

Emmaus School

School Lane,
Staverton,
Trowbridge,
BA14 6NZ,
Wiltshire

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

Gateway School

1 High Street,
Great Missenden,
HP16 9AA,
Buckinghamshire

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

Godolphin Preparatory School

Laverstock Road,
Salisbury,
SP1 2RB,
Wiltshire

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

Godstowe Preparatory School

Shrubbery Road,
High Wycombe,
HP13 6PR,
Buckinghamshire

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

Griffin House Preparatory School

Little Kimble,
Aylesbury,
HP17 0XP,
Buckinghamshire

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

Hatherop Castle School

Hatherop,
Cirencester,
GL7 3NB,
Gloucestershire

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

Headington Preparatory School

26 London Road,
Oxford,
OX3 7PB,
Oxfordshire

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

Heatherton School

Copperkins Lane,
Chesham Bois,
Amersham,
HP6 5QB,
Buckinghamshire

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

Heywood Prep

The Priory,
Corsham,
SN13 0AP,
Wiltshire

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

Hopelands Preparatory School

38 Regent Street,
Stonehouse,
GL10 2AD,
Gloucestershire

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

Horris Hill

Newtown,
Newbury,
RG20 9DJ,
West Berkshire

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

Kitebrook Preparatory School

Kitebrook House,
Moreton-in-Marsh,
GL56 0RP,
Gloucestershire

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

Leehurst Swan School

Campbell Road,
Salisbury,
SP1 3BQ,
Wiltshire

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

Magdalen College School

Cowley Place,
Oxford,
OX4 1DZ,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Meadowpark School & Nursery

The Old School House,
High Street,
Cricklade, Swindon,
SN6 6DD,
Wiltshire

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

Milton Keynes Preparatory School

Tattenhoe Lane,
Milton Keynes,
MK3 7EG,
Buckinghamshire

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

New College School

2 Savile Road,
Oxford,
OX1 3UA,
Oxfordshire

Boys, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

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.

Pinewood School

Bourton,
Swindon,
SN6 8HZ,
Wiltshire

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

Pipers Corner School

Pipers Lane,
Great Kingshill,
High Wycombe,
HP15 6LP,
Buckinghamshire

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

Prior Park Preparatory School

Calcutt Street,
Cricklade,
SN6 6BB,
Wiltshire

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Preparatory.

Rendcomb College

Rendcomb,
Cirencester,
GL7 7HA,
Gloucestershire

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

Salisbury Cathedral School

The Old Palace,
1 The Close,
Salisbury,
SP1 2EQ,
Wiltshire

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

Sandroyd School

Rushmore,
Tollard Royal,
Salisbury,
SP5 5QD,
Wiltshire

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

Sibford School

Sibford Ferris,
Banbury,
OX15 5QL,
Oxfordshire

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

St Edward's Preparatory School

London Road,
Charlton Kings,
Cheltenham,
GL52 6NR,
Gloucestershire

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

St Francis School

Marlborough Road,
Pewsey,
SN9 5NT,
Wiltshire

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

St Gabriel's

Sandleford Priory,
Newbury,
RG20 9BD,
West Berkshire

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

St Margaret's Preparatory School

Curzon Street,
Calne,
SN11 0DF,
Wiltshire

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

St Michael's School

Harts Lane,
Burghclere,
Newbury,
RG20 9JW,
West Berkshire

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

Stonar School

Cottles Park,
Atworth,
Melksham,
SN12 8NT,
Wiltshire

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

Summer Fields

Mayfield Road,
Oxford,
OX2 7EN,
Oxfordshire

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

Swanbourne House School

Swanbourne,
Milton Keynes,
MK17 0HZ,
Buckinghamshire

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

The Acorn School

Church Street,
Nailsworth,
GL6 0BP,
Gloucestershire

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

The Beacon School

15 Amersham Road,
Chesham Bois,
Amersham,
HP6 5PF,
Buckinghamshire

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

The Cedars School

Church Road,
Aldermaston,
RG7 4LR,
West Berkshire

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

The Grove Independent School

Redland Drive,
Loughton,
Milton Keynes,
MK5 8HD,
Buckinghamshire

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

The King's School

Gloucester,
GL1 2BG,
Gloucestershire

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

The King's School, Witney

New Yatt Road,
Witney,
OX29 6TA,
Oxfordshire

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

The Richard Pate School

Southern Road,
Cheltenham,
GL53 9RP,
Gloucestershire

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

The Unicorn School

20 Marcham Road,
Abingdon,
OX14 1AA,
Oxfordshire

Co-educational, Day, Preparatory, Senior.

The Webber Independent School

Soskin Drive,
Stantonbury Fields,
Milton Keynes,
MK14 6DP,
Buckinghamshire

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

Thorngrove School

The Mount,
Highclere,
Newbury,
RG20 9PS,
Hampshire

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

Warminster School

Church Street,
Warminster,
BA12 8PJ,
Wiltshire

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

Westonbirt Prep School

Westonbirt,
Tetbury,
GL8 8QG,
Gloucestershire

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

Windrush Valley School

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

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

Wynstones School

Whaddon Green,
Gloucester,
GL4 0UF,
Gloucestershire

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