North East, North West, Yorkshire & Humber

The Attain Directory contains a comprehensive database of information for prospective parents about independent schools - nursery and preparatory (0 to 11 or 13 years) and senior (for entry at 11 or 13 years).

Cheshire

School Name Postcode Type Day/Boarding Age
Alderley Edge School for Girls SK9 7QE Senior D Girls 2 -18
Altrincham Prep School WA14 2RR IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11
Cheadle Hulme School SK8 6EF Senior D Boys 4 -18 , Girls 4 -18
Cransley School CW9 6HN Senior D Boys 2 -13 , Girls 2 -16
King's School, Chester CH4 7QL Senior D Boys 7 -18 , Girls 7 -18
King's School, Macclesfield SK10 1DA Senior D Boys 3 -18 , Girls 3 -18
North Cestrian Grammar School WA14 4AJ Senior D Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Pownall Hall School SK9 5DW IAPS Prep D Boys 2 -11 , Girls 2 -11
St Ambrose Preparatory School WA15 0HF IAPS Prep D Boys 4 -11
Stockport Grammar Junior School SK2 7AF IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Stockport Grammar School SK2 7AF Senior D Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Terra Nova School CW4 8BT IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -13 , Girls 3 -13
The Grange School CW8 1LU Senior D Boys 4 -18 , Girls 4 -18
The Ryleys SK9 7UY IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -13 , Girls 3 -13
Wilmslow Preparatory School SK9 5EG IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11

Cleveland

School Name Postcode Type Day/Boarding Age
Yarm Preparatory School TS15 9ES IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11

County Durham

School Name Postcode Type Day/Boarding Age
Barnard Castle Preparatory School DL12 8UW IAPS Prep D B Boys 4 -11 , Girls 4 -11
Barnard Castle School DL12 8UN Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Bow, Durham School DH1 3LS IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Durham High School for Girls DH1 3TB Senior D Girls 3 -19
Durham School DH1 4SZ Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
The Chorister School DH1 3EL IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -13 , Girls 3 -13

Cumbria

School Name Postcode Type Day/Boarding Age
Austin Friars CA3 9PB Senior D Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Austin Friars Junior School CA3 9PB IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Casterton - Sedbergh Preparatory School LA6 2SG IAPS Prep D B Boys 4 -13 , Girls 4 -13
Hunter Hall Preparatory School CA11 8UA IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Sedbergh School LA10 5HG Senior D Boys 13 -18 , Girls 13 -18
Windermere School LA23 1NW Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18

Lancashire

School Name Postcode Type Day/Boarding Age
Abbey Gate College CH3 6EG Senior D Boys 4 -18 , Girls 4 -18
AKS FY8 1DT Senior D Boys 1 -18 , Girls 1 -18
Arnold School FY4 1JG Senior D Boys 2 -18 , Girls 2 -18
Ashbridge School and Nursery PR4 4AQ IAPS Prep D Boys 0.96 months -11 years , Girls 0.96 months -11 years
Bolton School Boys' Division BL1 4PA Senior D Boys 1.2 months -18 years
Bolton School Girls' Division BL1 4PB Senior D Girls 1.2 months -18 years
Bury Grammar School Boys BL9 0HN Senior D Boys 7 -18
Bury Grammar School for Girls BL9 0HH Senior D Boys 3 -7 , Girls 3 -18
Chetham's School of Music M3 1SB Senior D B Boys 7 -18 , Girls 7 -18
Kirkham Grammar School PR4 2BH Senior D B Boys 3 -18 , Girls 3 -18
Oldham Hulme Grammar School OL8 4BX Senior D Boys 3 -18 , Girls 3 -18
Rossall Junior School FY7 8JW IAPS Prep D Boys 2 -11 , Girls 2 -11
Rossall School FY7 8JW Senior D B Boys 2 -18 , Girls 2 -18
St Bede's College M16 8HX Senior D Boys 3 -18 , Girls 3 -18
St Mary's Hall BB7 9PU IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -13 , Girls 3 -13
St Pius X Preparatory School PR2 8RD IAPS Prep D Boys 2 -11 , Girls 2 -11
Stonyhurst College BB7 9PZ Senior D B Boys 13 -18 , Girls 13 -18
The Manchester Grammar School M13 0XT Senior D Boys 7 -18
Westholme School BB2 6QU Senior D Boys 3 months -18 years , Girls 3 months -18 years
Withington Girls' School M14 6BL Senior D Girls 7 -18

Merseyside

School Name Postcode Type Day/Boarding Age
Birkenhead School CH43 2JD Senior D Boys 0.96 months -18 years , Girls 0.96 months -18 years
Kingsmead School CH47 0LL IAPS Prep D B Boys 2 -16 , Girls 2 -16
Merchant Taylors' Boys' School (Crosby) L23 0QP Senior D Boys 7 -18
Merchant Taylors' Girls' School L23 5SP Senior D Boys 4 -7 , Girls 4 -18
Runnymede St Edward's School L12 1LE IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
St Mary's College L23 5TW Senior D Boys 0.96 months -18 years , Girls 0.96 months -18 years
The Belvedere Preparatory School L8 3TF IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
The Queen's School CH1 2NN Senior D Girls 4 -19
Tower College L35 6NE Senior D

Northumberland

School Name Postcode Type Day/Boarding Age
Longridge Towers School TD15 2XQ Senior D B Boys 3 -19 , Girls 3 -19
Mowden Hall School NE43 7TP IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -13 , Girls 3 -13

Tyne & Wear

School Name Postcode Type Day/Boarding Age
Dame Allan's Senior Schools NE4 9YJ Senior D Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Newcastle High School for Girls GDST NE2 4DS Senior D Girls 3 -19
Newcastle Preparatory School NE2 4RH IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Royal Grammar School Newcastle NE2 4DX Senior D Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Royal Grammar School Newcastle, Junior School NE2 4DX IAPS Prep D Boys 7 -11 , Girls 7 -11
Sunderland High School SR2 8HY Senior D Boys 2 -18 , Girls 2 -18
Teesside High School TS16 9AT Senior D Boys 2 -18 , Girls 2 -18
Westfield School NE3 4HS Senior D Boys 3 -4 , Girls 3 -18
Yarm School TS15 9EJ Senior D Boys 3 -18 , Girls 3 -18

Yorkshire

School Name Postcode Type Day/Boarding Age
Ackworth School WF7 7LT Senior D B Boys 2 -18 , Girls 2 -18
Ampleforth College YO62 4ER Senior D B Boys 12 -19 , Girls 12 -19
Ashville College HG2 9JP Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Ashville College Pre-Prep HG2 9JP IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -7 , Girls 3 -7
Ashville College Preparatory School HG2 9JP IAPS Prep D B Boys 7 -11 , Girls 7 -11
Aysgarth School DL8 1TF IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -13 , Girls 3 -8
Belmont Grosvenor School HG3 2JG IAPS Prep D Boys 3 months -11 years , Girls 3 months -11 years
Birkdale Preparatory School S10 2NS IAPS Prep D Boys 4 -11
Birkdale School S10 3DH Senior D Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Bootham Junior School YO30 6NP IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Bootham School YO30 7BU Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Bradford Grammar School BD9 4JP Senior D Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Bradford Grammar School Junior School BD9 4JP IAPS Prep D Boys 6 -11 , Girls 6 -11
Bramcote Junior School YO11 3BA IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Bronte House BD10 0PQ IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Clifton School and Nursery YO30 6AB IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -8 , Girls 3 -8
Cundall Manor School YO61 2RW Senior D B
Fulneck Junior School LS28 8DS IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Fulneck School LS28 8DS Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Gateways School LS17 9LE Senior D Boys 2 -11 , Girls 2 -18
Giggleswick Junior School BD24 0DG IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Giggleswick School BD24 0DE Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Harrogate Ladies' College HG1 2QG Senior D B Girls 11 -18
Heathfield The Junior School to Rishworth School HX6 4QF IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Highfield Prep School HG1 2QG IAPS Prep D B Boys 2 -11 , Girls 2 -11
Hill House Junior School DN9 3GG IAPS Prep D Boys 4 -11 , Girls 4 -11
Hill House School DN9 3GG Senior Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Hipperholme Grammar School HX3 8JE Senior D Boys 3 -18 , Girls 3 -18
Hull Collegiate School HU10 7EH Senior D Boys 3 -18 , Girls 3 -18
Hymers College HU3 1LW Senior D Boys 8 -18 , Girls 8 -18
Lady Lane Park School BD16 4AP IAPS Prep D Boys 2 -11 , Girls 2 -11
Minster School YO1 7JA IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -13 , Girls 3 -13
Moorfield School LS29 8RL IAPS Prep D Boys 2 -11 , Girls 2 -11
Moorlands School LS16 5PF IAPS Prep D Boys 2 -11 , Girls 2 -11
Mount St Mary's College S21 3YL Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Mylnhurst Preparatory School and Nursery S11 9HJ IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Netherleigh & Rossefield School BD9 4AY IAPS Prep D Boys 2 -11 , Girls 2 -11
Pocklington Preparatory School YO42 2NH IAPS Prep D B Boys 4 -11 , Girls 4 -11
Pocklington School YO42 2NH Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Queen Elizabeth Grammar Junior School WF1 3QY IAPS Prep D Boys 7 -11
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School WF1 3QX Senior D Boys 11 -19
Queen Margaret's YO19 6EU Senior D B Girls 11 -18
Queen Mary's School YO7 3BZ Senior D B Boys 2 -5 , Girls 2 -16
Richmond House School LS16 5LG IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Rishworth School HX6 4QA Senior D B Boys 3 -19 , Girls 3 -19
Rose Court Nursery and Pre-Prep LS6 1BP IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -7 , Girls 3 -7
Scarborough College YO11 3BA Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
Sheffield High School S10 2PE Senior D Girls 11 -18
Sheffield High School Infant and Junior S10 2PE IAPS Prep D Girls 5 -11
Silcoates School WF2 0PD Senior D Boys 11 -16 , Girls 11 -16
St Martin's Ampleforth YO62 4HP IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -13 , Girls 3 -13
St Olave's School YO30 6AB IAPS Prep D B Boys 8 -13 , Girls 8 -13
St Peter's School York YO30 6AB Senior D B Boys 13 -18 , Girls 13 -18
Terrington Hall School YO60 6PR IAPS Prep D B Boys 3 -13 , Girls 3 -13
The Froebelian School LS18 4LB IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
The Gleddings Preparatory School HX3 0JB IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
The Grammar School at Leeds LS17 8GS Senior D Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18
The Grammar School at Leeds Junior School LS17 8GS IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
The Mount Junior School YO24 4DD IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
The Mount School YO24 4DD Senior D B Boys 2 -7 , Girls 2 -19
The Read School YO8 8NL Senior D B Boys 2 -18 , Girls 2 -18
Wakefield Girls' High School WF1 2QS Senior D Girls 11 -19
Wakefield Girls' High School Junior School WF1 2QX IAPS Prep D Girls 4 -11
Westbourne School S10 2QT IAPS Prep D Boys 4 -16 , Girls 4 -16
Westville House School LS29 0DQ IAPS Prep D Boys 3 -11 , Girls 3 -11
Woodhouse Grove School BD10 0NR Senior D B Boys 11 -18 , Girls 11 -18