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

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1. Overview

Oxfordshire has 22 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 over half offering boarding places as well. There are no boarding-only independent schools in Oxfordshire.

2. Oxfordshire Independent School League Table 2018/19

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
193.5Magdalen College SchoolBoys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day£18,939N/A
288.4Oxford High SchoolGirlsDay£16,089N/A
386.5Abingdon SchoolBoysDay & Boarding£20,655£41,145
484.2St Helen and St KatharineGirlsDay£16,995N/A
576.7Headington SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£18,270£36,630
662.8Cranford House SchoolGirlsDay£17,850N/A
762.0d'Overbroeck's SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£18,150£36,000
861.5Tudor Hall SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£22,800£37,200
955.2Wychwood SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£16,500£29,100
1053.0Cokethorpe SchoolCo-edDay£19,800N/A
1153.0St Edward’s SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£31,590£39,480
1246.5Our Lady's Abingdon SchoolCo-edDay£16,815N/A
1339.7Rye St Antony SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£16,395£28,005
1426.7The King's School (Witney)Co-edDay£16,524N/A
1517.4Oxford Sixth Form CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£25,050£40,875

3. Where Schools are Located

Most of the private schools in Oxfordshire are concentrated in and around the city, Oxford. However there are small clusters of schools in Abingdon, Banbury and Witney.

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5. Best Private Schools in Oxfordshire

There are 22 independent schools in Oxfordshire.

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

  1. Magdalen College School (93.5% A*/A)
  2. Oxford High School (88.4% A*/A)
  3. Abingdon School (86.5% A*/A)
  4. St Helen and St Katharine (84.2% A*/A)
  5. Headington School (76.7% A*/A)

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

  1. Oxford International College (92.1% A*/A)
  2. Magdalen College School (82.4% A*/A)
  3. Oxford High School (77.7% A*/A)
  4. Abingdon School (69.4% A*/A)
  5. St Helen and St Katharine (65.8% A*/A)

Day places in Oxfordshire range from £13,776 to £31,590 (averaging £19,838).

Boarding places in Oxfordshire range from £28,005 to £44,751 (averaging £36,498).

6. Best Boys Schools in Oxfordshire

There are 2 independent boys schools in Oxfordshire, Magdalen College School and Abingdon School.

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

  1. Magdalen College School (93.5% A*/A)
  2. Abingdon School (86.5% A*/A)

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

  1. Magdalen College School (82.4% A*/A)
  2. Abingdon School (69.4% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £18,939 to £20,655 (averaging £19,797) and fees for boarding places starting at £41,145.

7. Best Girls Schools in Oxfordshire

There are 7 independent girls schools in Oxfordshire.

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

  1. Oxford High School (88.4% A*/A)
  2. St Helen and St Katharine (84.2% A*/A)
  3. Headington School (76.7% A*/A)
  4. Cranford House School (62.8% A*/A)
  5. Tudor Hall School (61.5% A*/A)

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

  1. Oxford High School (77.7% A*/A)
  2. St Helen and St Katharine (65.8% A*/A)
  3. Headington School (50.2% A*/A)
  4. Tudor Hall School (34.3% A*/A)
  5. Wychwood School (26.1% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £16,089 to £22,800 (averaging £17,843) and fees for boarding places ranging from £28,005 to £37,200 (averaging £32,734).

8. Best Co-ed Schools in Oxfordshire

There are 13 private co-ed schools in Oxfordshire.

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

  1. d'Overbroeck's School (62% A*/A)
  2. Cokethorpe School (53% A*/A)
  3. St Edward’s School (53% A*/A)
  4. Our Lady's Abingdon School (46.5% A*/A)
  5. The King's School (Witney) (26.7% A*/A)

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

  1. Oxford International College (92.1% A*/A)
  2. d'Overbroeck's School (51.1% A*/A)
  3. St Edward’s School (51% A*/A)
  4. Our Lady's Abingdon School (37.2% A*/A)
  5. Oxford Sixth Form College (27.6% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £13,776 to £31,590 (averaging £20,918) and fees for boarding places ranging from £29,976 to £44,751 (averaging £37,985).

9. Oxfordshire Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£19,838£36,498
Boys£19,797£41,145
Girls£17,843£32,734
Co-Ed£20,918£37,985