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

Cambridge has 11 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 (Heritage School).

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.

Day Places£12,510£30,990£20,801
Boarding Places£27,795£50,625£40,620

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.

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