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

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1. Overview

Hampshire has 25 private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well. All of these schools offer day places, with a handful offering boarding places as well. There is just one boarding-only school in Hampshire, Winchester College.

2. Hampshire Independent School League Table 2018/19

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
189.8Royal Grammar School (Guildford)BoysDay£19,035N/A
287.0Winchester CollegeBoysBoardingN/A£41,709
380.9St Swithun's SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£20,976£34,776
476.9King Edward VI School (Hampshire)Co-edDay£16,605N/A
571.1Churcher's CollegeCo-edDay£16,035N/A
662.9St Nicholas' SchoolGirlsDay£14,862N/A
761.5The Portsmouth Grammar SchoolCo-edDay£16,551N/A
856.7Farnborough Hill SchoolGirlsDay£15,375N/A
955.2Bedales SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£29,235£37,200
1053.0Lord Wandsworth CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£21,240£30,435
1151.6Salesian CollegeBoys / Co-edDay£12,618N/A
1248.0Alton SchoolCo-edDay£15,015N/A
1342.0Sherfield SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£15,300£25,110
1440.0Ditcham Park SchoolCo-edDay£13,236N/A
1534.3The King's School (Hampshire)Co-edDay£23,688N/A
1634.0Rookwood SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£14,535£26,520
1732.6St John's College (Hampshire)Co-edDay & Boarding£12,450£27,000
1832.6The Gregg SchoolCo-edDay£13,275N/A
1931.0Meoncross SchoolCo-edDay£13,200N/A
2030.8Mayville High SchoolCo-edDay£11,400N/A
2126.4Ballard SchoolCo-edDay£15,075N/A

3. Where Schools are Located

Hampshire is well covered by private schools. The biggest collection of schools is Southampton, Portsmouth and Farborough. There is also a cluster of schools in Winchester and Petersfield.

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5. Best Private Schools in Hampshire

There are 25 independent schools in Hampshire.

The top performing schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. Royal Grammar School (Guildford) (89.8% A*/A)
  2. Winchester College (87% A*/A)
  3. St Swithun's School (80.9% A*/A)
  4. King Edward VI School (Hampshire) (76.9% A*/A)
  5. Churcher's College (71.1% A*/A)

The top performing schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. Winchester College (81.5% A*/A)
  2. Royal Grammar School (Guildford) (67.1% A*/A)
  3. Churcher's College (61.4% A*/A)
  4. St Swithun's School (59.1% A*/A)
  5. Farnborough Hill School (58.2% A*/A)

Day places in Hampshire range from £11,400 to £29,235 (averaging £16,173).

Boarding places in Hampshire range from £22,275 to £41,709 (averaging £29,981).

6. Best Boys Schools in Hampshire

There are 3 independent boys schools in Hampshire, Royal Grammar School (Guildford)Winchester College and Salesian College.

The top performing boys schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. Royal Grammar School (Guildford) (89.8% A*/A)
  2. Winchester College (87% A*/A)
  3. Salesian College (51.6% A*/A)

The top performing boys schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. Winchester College (81.5% A*/A)
  2. Royal Grammar School (Guildford) (67.1% A*/A)
  3. Salesian College (29% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £12,618 to £19,035 (averaging £15,827) and fees for boarding places starting at £41,709.

7. Best Girls Schools in Hampshire

There are 4 independent girls schools in Hampshire, St Swithun's SchoolSt Nicholas' SchoolFarnborough Hill School and Portsmouth High School GDST.

The top performing girls schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. St Swithun's School (80.9% A*/A)
  2. St Nicholas' School (62.9% A*/A)
  3. Farnborough Hill School (56.7% A*/A)

The top performing girls schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. St Swithun's School (59.1% A*/A)
  2. Farnborough Hill School (58.2% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £14,400 to £20,976 (averaging £16,403) and fees for boarding places starting at £34,776.

8. Best Co-ed Schools in Hampshire

There are 18 private co-ed schools in Hampshire.

The top performing private co-ed schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. King Edward VI School (Hampshire) (76.9% A*/A)
  2. Churcher's College (71.1% A*/A)
  3. The Portsmouth Grammar School (61.5% A*/A)
  4. Bedales School (55.2% A*/A)
  5. Lord Wandsworth College (53% A*/A)

The top performing private co-ed schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. Churcher's College (61.4% A*/A)
  2. King Edward VI School (Hampshire) (49.7% A*/A)
  3. The Portsmouth Grammar School (45.4% A*/A)
  4. Alton School (39% A*/A)
  5. Sherfield School (36% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £11,400 to £29,235 (averaging £16,160) and fees for boarding places ranging from £22,275 to £37,200 (averaging £27,916).

9. Hampshire Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£16,173£29,981
Boys£15,827£41,709
Girls£16,403£34,776
Co-Ed£16,160£27,916