Dorset has 11 private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well. Nearly all the schools offer both day and boarding places, with a few offering boarding-only places.
The majority of Dorset’s independent schools are located in and around Bournemouth and Broadstone. However there are small clusters of schools near Blandford Forum and Sherborne too.
Most of the private schools in Dorset are co-educational, however, there are also four girls-only schools and one boys-only school (Sherborne School).
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