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

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1. Overview

Surrey has 48 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.

2. Surrey Independent School League Table 2018/19

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
197.3Guildford High School for GirlsGirlsDay£17,502N/A
290.0Lady Eleanor Holles SchoolGirlsDay£20,802N/A
387.3Kingston Grammar SchoolCo-edDay£19,920N/A
483.1St Catherine’s School (Surrey)GirlsDay & Boarding£18,375£30,285
581.9City of London Freemen's SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£15,480£32,946
680.0St George’s School (Weybridge)Co-edDay£20,100N/A
779.5St George's College (Weybridge)Co-edDay£17,655N/A
877.9Caterham SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£18,735£36,795
976.0St John's School (Surrey)Co-edDay & Boarding£19,590£26,070
1073.8Epsom CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£26,151£35,034
1172.7Sir William Perkins's SchoolGirlsDay£16,854N/A
1271.1CharterhouseBoysBoardingN/A£40,695
1370.0Surbiton High SchoolGirlsDay£17,829N/A
1464.2Woldingham SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£21,300£34,740
1562.2Lingfield CollegeCo-edDay£16,227N/A
1655.0Manor House School (Surrey)GirlsDay£17,955N/A
1751.0Dunottar SchoolCo-edDay£16,830N/A
1851.0Duke of Kent SchoolCo-edDay£19,050N/A
1949.6Notre Dame Senior SchoolGirlsDay£17,535N/A
2045.9Claremont Fan Court SchoolCo-edDay£17,190N/A
2145.0Heathfield SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£23,070£37,200
2244.9The Royal School (Haslemere)Co-edDay & Boarding£18,507£31,557
2341.0Halliford SchoolBoysDay£16,590N/A
2439.0King Edward’s School (Surrey)Co-edDay & Boarding£15,975£32,775
2531.0Frensham Heights SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£18,900£27,450
2627.2St James Senior Boys' SchoolBoysDay£19,770N/A
2720.0Royal Alexandra and Albert SchoolCo-edBoardingN/A£15,750
2820.0Box Hill SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£17,985£34,950

3. 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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5. Best Private Schools in Surrey

There are 48 independent schools in Surrey.

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

  1. Guildford High School for Girls (97.3% A*/A)
  2. Lady Eleanor Holles School (90% A*/A)
  3. Kingston Grammar School (87.3% A*/A)
  4. St Catherine’s School (Surrey) (83.1% A*/A)
  5. City of London Freemen's School (81.9% A*/A)

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

  1. Guildford High School for Girls (77.7% A*/A)
  2. Lady Eleanor Holles School (76.5% A*/A)
  3. Epsom College (66.9% A*/A)
  4. Kingston Grammar School (66.3% A*/A)
  5. Reigate Grammar School (66% A*/A)

Day places in Surrey range from £3,297 to £43,068 (averaging £19,372).

Boarding places in Surrey range from £15,750 to £47,565 (averaging £34,170).

6. 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.

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

  1. Charterhouse (71.1% A*/A)
  2. Halliford School (41% A*/A)
  3. St James Senior Boys' School (27.2% A*/A)

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

  1. Charterhouse (65% A*/A)
  2. St James Senior Boys' School (24.2% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £14,670 to £19,770 (averaging £16,840) and fees for boarding places ranging from £27,201 to £40,695 (averaging £33,948).

7. Best Girls Schools in Surrey

There are 12 independent girls schools in Surrey.

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

  1. Guildford High School for Girls (97.3% A*/A)
  2. Lady Eleanor Holles School (90% A*/A)
  3. St Catherine’s School (Surrey) (83.1% A*/A)
  4. Sir William Perkins's School (72.7% A*/A)
  5. Surbiton High School (70% A*/A)

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

  1. Guildford High School for Girls (77.7% A*/A)
  2. Lady Eleanor Holles School (76.5% A*/A)
  3. St Catherine’s School (Surrey) (64.2% A*/A)
  4. Surbiton High School (58.4% A*/A)
  5. Sir William Perkins's School (53.3% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £15,915 to £23,070 (averaging £18,634) and fees for boarding places ranging from £28,875 to £37,200 (averaging £32,205).

8. Best Co-ed Schools in Surrey

There are 31 private co-ed schools in Surrey.

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

  1. Kingston Grammar School (87.3% A*/A)
  2. City of London Freemen's School (81.9% A*/A)
  3. St George’s School (Weybridge) (80% A*/A)
  4. St George's College (Weybridge) (79.5% A*/A)
  5. Caterham School (77.9% A*/A)

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

  1. Epsom College (66.9% A*/A)
  2. Kingston Grammar School (66.3% A*/A)
  3. Reigate Grammar School (66% A*/A)
  4. City of London Freemen's School (63.3% A*/A)
  5. Caterham School (62.8% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £3,297 to £43,068 (averaging £20,027) and fees for boarding places ranging from £15,750 to £47,565 (averaging £34,812).

9. Surrey Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£19,372£34,170
Boys£16,840£33,948
Girls£18,634£32,205
Co-Ed£20,027£34,812