Private Schools in Wales


There are 30 private schools in Wales which accept pupils of high school age, many of which also have primary schools and nurseries under the same roof as well. You can use the quick selectors below to find schools by these types.

School Admissions

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School Tuition Fees

Fees for private day schools in Wales range from under £3,000 to over £18,000. Whereas fees for independent boarding schools in Wales range from under £9,000 per year to over £30,000.

School Locations

Independent schools in Wales are mostly concentrated in South Wales, although there are private schools in North Wales as well.

Types of School

Wales has a broad mixture of private schools including co-educational, boarding schools and day schools.

Welsh Independent Schools