Independent Schools in Kent

22 Feb 2023

A list of independent schools, or private schools in Kent; day schools, boarding schools, boys’ schools, girls’ schools, preparatory schools, senior schools and sixth form colleges.

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Forthcoming Open Day dates for these schools can be seen in our Open Days section.


Dover College, – Coeducational / Day and boarding / 3-18 years

Kent College, Canterbury– Coeducational / Day and Boarding / 0-18 years

Rochester Independent College– Coeducational / Day and Boarding / 11-19 years

Spring Grove School, Wye– Coeducational / Day / 2-11 years

St Edmund’s School, Canterbury– Coeducational / Day and Boarding / 3-18 years

St Lawrence College– Coeducational / Day and Boarding / 3-18 years

The King’s School, Rochester– Coeducational / Day and Boarding / 3-18 years


Ashgrove School

Babington House School

Benedict House Preparatory School

Benenden School

Bethany School

Bickley Park School

Bishop Challoner School

Breaside Preparatory School

Bromley High School

Bronte School

Bryony School

CATS College Canterbury

Cobham Hall School

Combe Bank School

Cranbrook School

Darul Uloom London

Duke of York’s Royal Military School

Dulwich Prep School

Haddon Dene School

Holmewood House School

Farrington’s School

Gad’s Hill School

Kent College, Pembury

Lorenden Preparatory School

Merton Court Preparatory School

Northbourne Park School

Sachville School

Sevenoaks School

Shernold School

St Andrew’s School

St Christopher’s The Hall School

St David’s Prep

Steephill Independent School

Sutton Valence School

The King’s School, Canterbury

The New Beacon School

Tonbridge School

West Lodge School

Wickham Court School

Yardley Court Preparatory School


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