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

Winchester has 2 senior private schools (Winchester College and St Swithun’s School). St Swithun’s School also has a nursery and prep school. St Swithun’s School offers both day and boarding places, whereas Winchester College offers boarding places only.

Winchester College enjoys the most central location, situated only a few minutes’ walk from Winchester Cathedral. St Swithun’s School is located a bit further away (approximately 1 mile) from the city center.

Day Places£21,918£41,166£31,542
Boarding Places£36,339£43,335£39,837

Winchester College is a boys-only school whereas St Swithun’s School is a girls-only school. There are no co-ed senior private schools in Winchester.

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Schools in Winchester

LocationCollege Street, Winchester, SO23 9NAGCSE A*/A: 87%
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