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Prep schools in West Berkshire

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

You will find a list of all preparatory and junior schools in West Berkshire 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 school, finding the fees, and an explanation of exams and qualifications.

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

These search results are from, 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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Cheam School

RG19 8LD,
West Berkshire

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

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Brockhurst & Marlston House Schools

RG18 9UL,
West Berkshire

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

Horris Hill

RG20 9DJ,
West Berkshire

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

St Gabriel's

Sandleford Priory,
RG20 9BD,
West Berkshire

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

St. Michael's School

Harts Lane,
RG20 9JW,
West Berkshire

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