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

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.

Oxfordshire Independent School League Table 2018/19

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
193.5Magdalen College SchoolBoys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day£19,413N/A
288.4Oxford High SchoolGirlsDay£16,089N/A
386.5Abingdon SchoolBoysDay & Boarding£20,935£42,105
484.2St Helen and St KatharineGirlsDay£17,275N/A
576.7Headington SchoolFeaturedGirlsDay & Boarding£18,270£31,425
662.8Cranford HouseFeaturedCo-edDay£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£17,250£29,985
1053.0Cokethorpe SchoolCo-edDay£19,800N/A
1153.0St Edward’s SchoolFeaturedCo-edDay & Boarding£31,590£39,480
1246.5Our Lady's Abingdon SchoolCo-edDay£17,035N/A
1339.7Rye St Antony SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£16,395£28,005
1426.7The King's School (Witney)Co-edDay£5,508N/A
1517.4Oxford Sixth Form CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£25,050£40,875

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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Best Private Schools in Oxfordshire

FEATURED
Headington School Logo
Location
Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD
Gender:
Girls
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£18,270
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FEATURED
Cranford House Logo
Location
Moulsford, Wallingford, OX10 9HT
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£10,950 - £18,525
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FEATURED
St Edward’s School Logo
Location
Oxford, OX2 7NN
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£31,590
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Best Private Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationCowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DZGCSE A*/A: 93.5%
  2. LocationBelbroughton Road, Oxford, OX2 6XAGCSE A*/A: 88.4%
  3. LocationPark Road, Abingdon, OX14 1DEGCSE A*/A: 86.5%
  4. LocationFaringdon Road, Abingdon, OX14 1BEGCSE A*/A: 84.2%
  5. LocationHeadington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TDGCSE A*/A: 76.7%

Best Private Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. Location1 London Place, Oxford, OX4 1BDA-Level A*/A: 92.1%
  2. LocationCowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DZA-Level A*/A: 82.4%
  3. LocationBelbroughton Road, Oxford, OX2 6XAA-Level A*/A: 77.7%
  4. LocationPark Road, Abingdon, OX14 1DEA-Level A*/A: 69.4%
  5. LocationFaringdon Road, Abingdon, OX14 1BEA-Level A*/A: 65.8%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£5,508£31,590£18,887
Boarding Places£26,350£44,751£34,393

Best Boys Schools in Oxfordshire

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

Best Private Boys Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationCowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DZGCSE A*/A: 93.5%
  2. LocationPark Road, Abingdon, OX14 1DEGCSE A*/A: 86.5%

Best Private Boys Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationCowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DZA-Level A*/A: 82.4%
  2. LocationPark Road, Abingdon, OX14 1DEA-Level A*/A: 69.4%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£19,413£20,935£20,174
Boarding Places£42,105£42,105£42,105

Best Girls Schools in Oxfordshire

FEATURED
Headington School Logo
Location
Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD
Gender:
Girls
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£18,270
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Best Private Girls Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationBelbroughton Road, Oxford, OX2 6XAGCSE A*/A: 88.4%
  2. LocationFaringdon Road, Abingdon, OX14 1BEGCSE A*/A: 84.2%
  3. LocationHeadington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TDGCSE A*/A: 76.7%
  4. LocationWykham Park, Banbury, OX16 9URGCSE A*/A: 61.5%
  5. Location74 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6JRGCSE A*/A: 55.2%

Best Private Girls Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationBelbroughton Road, Oxford, OX2 6XAA-Level A*/A: 77.7%
  2. LocationFaringdon Road, Abingdon, OX14 1BEA-Level A*/A: 65.8%
  3. LocationHeadington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TDA-Level A*/A: 50.2%
  4. LocationWykham Park, Banbury, OX16 9URA-Level A*/A: 34.3%
  5. Location74 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6JRA-Level A*/A: 26.1%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£16,089£22,800£18,013
Boarding Places£28,005£37,200£31,654

Best Co-ed Schools in Oxfordshire

FEATURED
Cranford House Logo
Location
Moulsford, Wallingford, OX10 9HT
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£10,950 - £18,525
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FEATURED
St Edward’s School Logo
Location
Oxford, OX2 7NN
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£31,590
Learn More

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationMoulsford, Wallingford, OX10 9HTGCSE A*/A: 62.8%
  2. Location333 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7PLGCSE A*/A: 62%
  3. LocationWitney, OX29 7PUGCSE A*/A: 53%
  4. LocationOxford, OX2 7NNGCSE A*/A: 53%
  5. LocationRadley Road, Abingdon, OX14 3PSGCSE A*/A: 46.5%

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. Location1 London Place, Oxford, OX4 1BDA-Level A*/A: 92.1%
  2. Location333 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7PLA-Level A*/A: 51.1%
  3. LocationOxford, OX2 7NNA-Level A*/A: 51%
  4. LocationRadley Road, Abingdon, OX14 3PSA-Level A*/A: 37.2%
  5. Location12-13 King Edward Street, Oxford, OX1 4HTA-Level A*/A: 27.6%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£5,508£31,590£19,078
Boarding Places£26,350£44,751£34,857

Oxfordshire Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£18,887£34,393
Boys£20,174£42,105
Girls£18,013£31,654
Co-Ed£19,078£34,857