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

Overview

Surrey has 47 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 just under half offering boarding places as well. There are just two boarding-only independent schools in Surrey, Charterhouse and Royal Alexandra and Albert School.

Surrey Independent School League Table 2018/19

197.3Guildford High School for GirlsGirlsDay£17,940N/A
290.0Lady Eleanor Holles SchoolGirlsDay£20,802N/A
387.3Kingston Grammar SchoolCo-edDay£20,120N/A
483.1St Catherine’s School (Surrey)GirlsDay & Boarding£18,885£31,125
581.9City of London Freemen's SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£16,563£35,667
679.5St George's College (Weybridge)Co-edDay£18,010N/A
777.9Caterham SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£18,735£36,795
876.0St John's School (Surrey)Co-edDay & Boarding£19,590N/A
973.8Epsom CollegeFeaturedCo-edDay & Boarding£26,676£39,339
1072.7Sir William Perkins's SchoolGirlsDay£16,854N/A
1171.1CharterhouseBoysBoardingN/A£40,695
1270.0Surbiton High SchoolGirlsDay£18,555N/A
1364.2Woldingham SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£21,945£36,135
1462.2Lingfield CollegeCo-edDay£16,860N/A
1555.0Manor House School (Surrey)GirlsDay£17,955N/A
1651.0Dunottar SchoolCo-edDay£17,169N/A
1751.0Duke of Kent SchoolFeaturedCo-edDay£19,050N/A
1849.6Notre Dame Senior SchoolGirlsDay£17,970N/A
1945.9Claremont Fan Court SchoolCo-edDay£17,775N/A
2045.0Heathfield SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£23,070£37,200
2144.9The Royal School (Haslemere)Co-edDay & Boarding£18,507£31,557
2241.0Halliford SchoolBoysDay£16,590N/A
2339.0King Edward’s School (Surrey)Co-edDay & Boarding£15,975£32,775
2431.0Frensham Heights SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£18,900£27,450
2527.2St James Senior Boys' SchoolBoysDay£19,770N/A
2620.0Royal Alexandra and Albert SchoolCo-edBoardingN/A£15,750
2720.0Box Hill SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£17,985£34,950

Where Schools are Located

Surrey’s private schools are concentrated in the northern part of the county, closest to London. However there are also clusters of schools in Guildford, Hindhead and Farnham.

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Best Private Schools in Surrey

FEATURED
Epsom College Logo
Location
College Road, Epsom, KT17 4JQ
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£26,676
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FEATURED
Location
Guildford, Surrey, GU6 7NS
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£19,050
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Best Private Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationLondon Road, Guildford, GU1 1SJGCSE A*/A: 97.3%
  2. LocationHanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HFGCSE A*/A: 90%
  3. Location70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6PYGCSE A*/A: 87.3%
  4. LocationStation Road, Guildford, GU5 0DFGCSE A*/A: 83.1%
  5. LocationAshtead Park, Ashtead, KT21 1ETGCSE A*/A: 81.9%

Best Private Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationLondon Road, Guildford, GU1 1SJA-Level A*/A: 77.7%
  2. LocationHanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HFA-Level A*/A: 76.5%
  3. LocationCollege Road, Epsom, KT17 4JQA-Level A*/A: 66.9%
  4. Location70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6PYA-Level A*/A: 66.3%
  5. LocationReigate Road, Reigate RH2 0QSA-Level A*/A: 66%
Day Places£3,297£43,068£19,327
Boarding Places£15,750£47,565£35,123

Best Boys Schools in Surrey

There are 5 independent boys schools in Surrey, CharterhouseHalliford SchoolSt James Senior Boys' SchoolMore House School (Surrey) and Kingswood House.

Best Private Boys Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationHurtmore Road, Godalming, GU7 2DXGCSE A*/A: 71.1%
  2. LocationShepperton, Middlesex, TW17 9HXGCSE A*/A: 41%
  3. LocationChurch Road, Ashford, TW15 3DZGCSE A*/A: 27.2%

Best Private Boys Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationHurtmore Road, Godalming, GU7 2DXA-Level A*/A: 65%
  2. LocationChurch Road, Ashford, TW15 3DZA-Level A*/A: 24.2%
Day Places£14,970£19,770£16,915
Boarding Places£27,201£40,695£33,948

Best Girls Schools in Surrey

There are 12 independent girls schools in Surrey.

Best Private Girls Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationLondon Road, Guildford, GU1 1SJGCSE A*/A: 97.3%
  2. LocationHanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HFGCSE A*/A: 90%
  3. LocationStation Road, Guildford, GU5 0DFGCSE A*/A: 83.1%
  4. LocationGuildford Road, Chertsey, KT16 9BNGCSE A*/A: 72.7%
  5. LocationSurbiton Crescent, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2JTGCSE A*/A: 70%

Best Private Girls Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationLondon Road, Guildford, GU1 1SJA-Level A*/A: 77.7%
  2. LocationHanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HFA-Level A*/A: 76.5%
  3. LocationStation Road, Guildford, GU5 0DFA-Level A*/A: 64.2%
  4. LocationSurbiton Crescent, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2JTA-Level A*/A: 58.4%
  5. LocationGuildford Road, Chertsey, KT16 9BNA-Level A*/A: 53.3%
Day Places£15,915£23,070£18,913
Boarding Places£30,795£37,200£33,276

Best Co-ed Schools in Surrey

FEATURED
Epsom College Logo
Location
College Road, Epsom, KT17 4JQ
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£26,676
Learn More
FEATURED
Location
Guildford, Surrey, GU6 7NS
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£19,050
Learn More

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. Location70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6PYGCSE A*/A: 87.3%
  2. LocationAshtead Park, Ashtead, KT21 1ETGCSE A*/A: 81.9%
  3. LocationWeybridge Road, Addlestone, KT15 2QSGCSE A*/A: 79.5%
  4. LocationHarestone Valley Road, Caterham, CR3 6YAGCSE A*/A: 77.9%
  5. LocationEpsom Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8SPGCSE A*/A: 76%

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationCollege Road, Epsom, KT17 4JQA-Level A*/A: 66.9%
  2. Location70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6PYA-Level A*/A: 66.3%
  3. LocationReigate Road, Reigate RH2 0QSA-Level A*/A: 66%
  4. LocationAshtead Park, Ashtead, KT21 1ETA-Level A*/A: 63.3%
  5. LocationHarestone Valley Road, Caterham, CR3 6YAA-Level A*/A: 62.8%
Day Places£3,297£43,068£19,830
Boarding Places£15,750£47,565£35,895

Surrey Private School Costs (Averages)

Overall£19,327£35,123
Boys£16,915£33,948
Girls£18,913£33,276
Co-Ed£19,830£35,895