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

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1. Overview

Yorkshire has 36 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 Yorkshire.

2. Yorkshire Independent School League Table 2018/19

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
180.1Queen Ethelburga's CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£15,090£36,390
273.7Sheffield High School for GirlsGirlsDay£13,359N/A
371.8Bradford Grammar SchoolCo-edDay£13,140N/A
470.4The Grammar School at LeedsCo-edDay£14,328N/A
568.7St Peter's SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£18,705£31,080
664.6Yarm SchoolCo-edDay£13,392N/A
763.9Wakefield Girls' High SchoolGirlsDay£13,269N/A
862.7Hymers CollegeCo-edDay£11,358N/A
959.2Ampleforth CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£25,374£36,486
1058.4Queen Margaret's SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£22,125£33,690
1155.3Harrogate Ladies' CollegeGirlsDay & Boarding£16,515£30,210
1255.2Birkdale SchoolBoysDay£13,380N/A
1353.5Queen Elizabeth Grammar SchoolBoysDay£13,269N/A
1452.7Ashville CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£15,480£23,055
1552.3Ackworth SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£14,025£30,711
1644.7Hill House School (Doncaster)Co-edDay£12,990N/A
1742.6Giggleswick SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£16,200£24,900
1841.2The Mount School (York)GirlsDay & Boarding£14,850£20,850
1941.0Sedbergh SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£25,662£25,662
2040.0Pocklington SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£15,057£29,346
2138.6Scarborough CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£13,710£22,923
2237.0Huddersfield Grammar SchoolCo-edDay£11,103N/A
2335.1Woodhouse Grove SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£13,800£29,100
2434.6Westbourne School (Yorkshire)Co-edDay£13,350N/A
2531.0Fyling Hall SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£9,570£20,916
2627.0Cundall Manor SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£16,236£21,360
2726.0Silcoates SchoolCo-edDay£14,190N/A
2818.3Hipperholme Grammar SchoolCo-edDay£11,295N/A
2916.7Read SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£12,270£26,670

3. Where Schools are Located

Yorkshire is well covered by private schools. The biggest collection of schools is in York, Harrogate and Hull.

4. View Yorkshire Private Schools by Location

5. Best Private Schools in Yorkshire

There are 36 independent schools in Yorkshire.

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

  1. Queen Ethelburga's College (80.1% A*/A)
  2. Sheffield High School for Girls (73.7% A*/A)
  3. Bradford Grammar School (71.8% A*/A)
  4. The Grammar School at Leeds (70.4% A*/A)
  5. St Peter's School (68.7% A*/A)

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

  1. Queen Ethelburga's College (80.1% A*/A)
  2. St Peter's School (58.6% A*/A)
  3. Yarm School (55.2% A*/A)
  4. The Grammar School at Leeds (50.9% A*/A)
  5. Bradford Grammar School (45% A*/A)

Day places in Yorkshire range from £3,297 to £25,662 (averaging £14,579).

Boarding places in Yorkshire range from £19,845 to £36,486 (averaging £26,885).

6. Best Boys Schools in Yorkshire

There are 2 independent boys schools in Yorkshire, Birkdale School and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School.

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

  1. Birkdale School (55.2% A*/A)
  2. Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (53.5% A*/A)

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

  1. Birkdale School (41.3% A*/A)
  2. Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (33.6% A*/A)

These schools offer day places ranging from £13,269 to £13,380 (averaging £13,325).

7. Best Girls Schools in Yorkshire

There are 7 independent girls schools in Yorkshire.

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

  1. Sheffield High School for Girls (73.7% A*/A)
  2. Wakefield Girls' High School (63.9% A*/A)
  3. Queen Margaret's School (58.4% A*/A)
  4. Harrogate Ladies' College (55.3% A*/A)
  5. The Mount School (York) (41.2% A*/A)

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

  1. Wakefield Girls' High School (44% A*/A)
  2. Sheffield High School for Girls (42.2% A*/A)
  3. Queen Margaret's School (42.1% A*/A)
  4. The Mount School (York) (28.2% A*/A)
  5. Harrogate Ladies' College (24% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £13,269 to £22,125 (averaging £15,926) and fees for boarding places ranging from £20,850 to £33,690 (averaging £27,228).

8. Best Co-ed Schools in Yorkshire

There are 27 private co-ed schools in Yorkshire.

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

  1. Queen Ethelburga's College (80.1% A*/A)
  2. Bradford Grammar School (71.8% A*/A)
  3. The Grammar School at Leeds (70.4% A*/A)
  4. St Peter's School (68.7% A*/A)
  5. Yarm School (64.6% A*/A)

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

  1. Queen Ethelburga's College (80.1% A*/A)
  2. St Peter's School (58.6% A*/A)
  3. Yarm School (55.2% A*/A)
  4. The Grammar School at Leeds (50.9% A*/A)
  5. Bradford Grammar School (45% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £3,297 to £25,662 (averaging £14,323) and fees for boarding places ranging from £19,845 to £36,486 (averaging £26,800).

9. Yorkshire Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£14,579£26,885
Boys£13,325N/A
Girls£15,926£27,228
Co-Ed£14,323£26,800