Schools: Independent Preps


Aldro School Shackleford, Godalming GU8 6AS 01483 810266

Fantastic traditional boys’ prep. Ages 7–13, boys, boarding and day.

Barfield Guildford Rd, Runfold, Farnham GU10 1PB 01252 782271  

All about the outdoors, but does well academically. Ages 2–13, co-ed.

Churchers Midhurst Road, Liphook, GU30 7HT 01730 236 870

Senior school is near Petersfield. Ages 3–18, co-ed. 

City of London Freemen’s Ashtead, KT21 1ET 01372 277933

Popular selective school that is both sporty and academic. Ages 7–18, co-ed, day and boarding.

Cranleigh Prep Horseshoe Ln, Cranleigh GU6 8QQ 01483 542058

Popular prep for Cranleigh Senior. Ages 7–13, co-ed, day and boarding.  

Cranmore Epsom Rd, West Horsley KT24 6AT 01483 280340

Proudly academic prep with strong Roman Catholic ties. Ages 2–13, co-ed. 

Duke of Kent Ewhurst GU6 7NS 01483 277313

Small and friendly. Ages 4–16, co-ed.

Edgeborough Frensham, Farnham GU10 3AH 01252 792495

Set in beautiful grounds, this happy school feeds to local day and boarding schools. Ages 2–13, co-ed, day and boarding. 

Feltonfleet Byfeet Road, Cobham, KT11 1DR 01932 862264

Friendly co-ed prep school near the A3. Daily minibus service from SW London. Ages 3–13, co-ed, day and boarding. 

Frensham Heights Farnham GU10 4EA 01252 792561

Relaxed, child-centred approach. inspiring Head. Ages 3–18, co-ed, day and boarding. 

Guildford High School London Road, GU1 1SJ 01483 561 440

An achieving, popular, GDST school. Ages 4–18, girls. 

Highfield Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LQ 01428 728 000

Popular school with a reputation for attracting smart families. Stunning grounds. Ages 3–13, day and boarding. 

Hoe Bridge Old Woking Road, Woking GU22 8JE 01483 760 018

Sporty prep and strong academically. Ages 3–13, co-ed. 

Lanesborough Guildford GU1 2EL 01483 880650

An academic feeder school to the RGS. Ages 3–13, boys. 

Manor House Little Bookham, KT23 4EN 01372 458538

Quieter tempo school that allows girls to fulfil their potential. Ages 2–16, girls (co-ed in nursery). 

Notre Dame Cobham, KT11 1HA 01932 869990

Nice grounds and friendly feel. Ages 3–18, girls (co-ed in nursery).

Parkside Cobham, KT11 3PX 01932 862749

 A sporty, smart pre-prep. Co-ed 2–4, boys 4–8.

Ripley Court Ripley, Surrey GU23 6NE 01483 225217

Gentle school that prides itself on getting the work/life balance right. Ages 3–13, co-ed. 

The Royal School Haslemere GU27 1HQ 01428 605805

Ages 3–18, co-ed, day and boarding.

St Catherine’s Bramley Bramley, GU5 0DF 01483 893363

Academically selective, well rounded girls’ school. Ages 4–18, girls, day and boarding. 

St Edmunds Hindhead GU26 6BH 01428 604 808

A homely school with good pastoral care, recently extended to 16. Ages 2–16, co-ed, day and flexi-boarding. 

St Hilary’s Godalming Godalming GU7 1RZ 01483 416551

Non-selective, happy school where children achieve to their potential. Ages 2–7 boys, 2–11 girls. 

St Nicholas Fleet GU52 0RF 01252 850121

Ages 3–16, girls (co-ed in pre-prep).

St Teresa’s Beech Ave, Effingham, Dorking RH5 6ST 01372 452037

Ages 2–18, girls, boarding and day.

Tormead Cranley Road, Guildford, GU1 2JD 01483 575101

Another great Guildford girls’ day school. Ages 4–18, girls.