Best Private Schools in Cambridge - Co-Ed, Boys, Girls

Contents

1. Overview

Cambridge has 9 private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well. Most of these schools offer day and boarding places, with just one school offering day-only places (The Heritage School).

2. Where Schools are Located

Most of the private schools in Cambridge are located within 1 mile of Cambridge station, St Andrew's College Cambridge is only a 6-minute walk from the station. The Perse School, Abbey College Cambridge and CATS College Cambridge are located outside of the city centre.

3. Day and Boarding Fees

Day places in Cambridge range from £11,655 to £25,500 (averaging £18,835).

Boarding places in Cambridge range from £24,960 to £40,000 (averaging £34,515).

4. School Genders

Nearly all of the private schools in Cambridge are co-ed schools. There is just one girls-only school, St Mary's School (Cambridge). There are no boys-only independent schools in Cambridge.

5. The Perse School

  • Gender: Co-ed
  • School Type: Day
  • Age Range: 11 - 18
  • Annual Fees: £17,994 (Day)
  • A*/A Exam Results: 93.9% (GCSE), 79.2% (A-Level)
  • Entrance Exam: Yes – Make sure you pass, find out more...

Gender:

Co-ed

School Type:

Day

Age Range:

11 - 18

Annual Fees:

£17,994 (Day)

A*/A Exam Results:

93.9% (GCSE), 79.2% (A-Level)

Entrance Exam:

Yes - Make sure you pass, find out more...

The Perse School

6. Stephen Perse Foundation School

  • Gender: Co-ed (Diamond)
  • School Type: Day
  • Age Range: 1 - 18
  • Annual Fees: £18,240 (Day)
  • A*/A Exam Results: 85% (GCSE), 63.8% (A-Level)
  • Entrance Exam: Yes – Make sure you pass, find out more...

Gender:

Co-ed (Diamond)

School Type:

Day

Age Range:

1 - 18

Annual Fees:

£18,240 (Day)

A*/A Exam Results:

85% (GCSE), 63.8% (A-Level)

Entrance Exam:

Yes - Make sure you pass, find out more...

7. The Leys School

  • Gender: Co-ed
  • School Type: Day & Boarding
  • Age Range: 11 - 18
  • Annual Fees: £16,545 (Day), £24,960 (Boarding)
  • A*/A Exam Results: 65.9% (GCSE), 52.9% (A-Level)
  • Entrance Exam: Yes – Make sure you pass, find out more...

Gender:

Co-ed

School Type:

Day & Boarding

Age Range:

11 - 18

Annual Fees:

£16,545 (Day), £24,960 (Boarding)

A*/A Exam Results:

65.9% (GCSE), 52.9% (A-Level)

Entrance Exam:

Yes - Make sure you pass, find out more...

8. St Mary's School (Cambridge)

  • Gender: Girls
  • School Type: Day & Boarding
  • Age Range: 4 - 18
  • Annual Fees: £16,377 (Day), £33,621 (Boarding)
  • A*/A Exam Results: 61.2% (GCSE), 50.8% (A-Level)
  • Entrance Exam: Yes – Make sure you pass, find out more...

Gender:

Girls

School Type:

Day & Boarding

Age Range:

4 - 18

Annual Fees:

£16,377 (Day), £33,621 (Boarding)

A*/A Exam Results:

61.2% (GCSE), 50.8% (A-Level)

Entrance Exam:

Yes - Make sure you pass, find out more...

St Mary's School (Cambridge)

9. Sancton Wood School

  • Gender: Co-ed
  • School Type: Day
  • Age Range: 1 - 16
  • Annual Fees: £14,070 (Day)
  • A*/A Exam Results: 48.5% (GCSE)
  • Entrance Exam: Yes – Make sure you pass, find out more...

Gender:

Co-ed

School Type:

Day

Age Range:

1 - 16

Annual Fees:

£14,070 (Day)

A*/A Exam Results:

48.5% (GCSE)

Entrance Exam:

Yes - Make sure you pass, find out more...

Sancton Wood School

10. The Heritage School

  • Gender: Co-ed
  • School Type: Day
  • Age Range: 4 - 16
  • Annual Fees: £11,655 (Day)
  • Entrance Exam: Yes – Make sure you pass, find out more...

Gender:

Co-ed

School Type:

Day

Age Range:

4 - 16

Annual Fees:

£11,655 (Day)

Entrance Exam:

Yes - Make sure you pass, find out more...

The Heritage School

11. CATS College Cambridge

  • Gender: Co-ed
  • School Type: Day & Boarding
  • Age Range: 13 - 22
  • Annual Fees: £25,485 (Day), £37,995 (Boarding)
  • Entrance Exam: Yes – Make sure you pass, find out more...

Gender:

Co-ed

School Type:

Day & Boarding

Age Range:

13 - 22

Annual Fees:

£25,485 (Day), £37,995 (Boarding)

Entrance Exam:

Yes - Make sure you pass, find out more...

CATS College Cambridge

12. Abbey College Cambridge

  • Gender: Co-ed
  • School Type: Day & Boarding
  • Age Range: 13 - 21
  • Annual Fees: £23,649 (Day), £40,000 (Boarding)
  • Entrance Exam: Yes – Make sure you pass, find out more...

Gender:

Co-ed

School Type:

Day & Boarding

Age Range:

13 - 21

Annual Fees:

£23,649 (Day), £40,000 (Boarding)

Entrance Exam:

Yes - Make sure you pass, find out more...

Abbey College Cambridge

13. St Andrew's College Cambridge

  • Gender: Co-ed
  • School Type: Day & Boarding
  • Age Range: 14 - 22
  • Annual Fees: £25,500 (Day), £36,000 (Boarding)
  • Entrance Exam: Yes – Make sure you pass, find out more...

Gender:

Co-ed

School Type:

Day & Boarding

Age Range:

14 - 22

Annual Fees:

£25,500 (Day), £36,000 (Boarding)

Entrance Exam:

Yes - Make sure you pass, find out more...

St Andrew's College Cambridge