Essex has 15 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 places, with a handful offering boarding places as well. There are no boarding-only independent schools in Essex.
|GCSE Rank||A*/ A%||School||Gender||Day / Boarding||Day Fees||Boarding Fees|
|2||79.4||Chigwell School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£18,885||£32,985|
|3||63.6||Brentwood School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£20,097||£39,381|
|4||50.0||New Hall School||Diamond||Day & Boarding||£18,279||£24,228|
|5||44.5||Felsted School||Co-ed||Day & Boarding||£24,495||£37,485|
|6||42.2||Park School for Girls||Girls||Day||£10,650||N/A|
|7||37.7||St Mary's School (Colchester)||Girls||Day||£14,820||N/A|
|8||36.8||Colchester High SchoolFeatured||Co-ed||Day||£13,575||N/A|
|9||31.8||Thorpe Hall School||Co-ed||Day||£13,356||N/A|
|11||23.8||Saint Nicholas School||Co-ed||Day||£12,120||N/A|
|12||20.0||St John’s School (Essex)||Co-ed||Day||£13,458||N/A|
Brentwood only has 1 private senior school, Brentwood School. The school is situated 0.6 miles away from Brentwood station, which is approximately 40 minutes away from London (Liverpool Street station).
Chelmsford only has 1 private senior school, New Hall School which is located in Boreham, 3.7 miles northeast from the city centre. Chelmsford station is roughly 35 minutes away from London (Liverpool Street station).
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The top performing schools academically for GCSE are (in order):
The top performing schools academically for A-Level are (in order):
There is only 1 independent boys school in Essex, Colchester Royal Grammar School.
The top performing girls schools academically for GCSE are (in order):
The top performing private co-ed schools academically for GCSE are (in order):
The top performing private co-ed schools academically for A-Level are (in order):