The best private UK senior schools in 2022 - Spear's Magazine

The best private UK senior schools in 2022

The best private UK senior schools in 2022

The best senior schools, compiled by Spear’s in partnership with Carfax Education 

The 2022 Spear’s Schools Index in partnership with Carfax Education includes the 100 leading private schools in the world.

The UK is rightly famous for the quality of its educational establishments, and the Spear’s index of UK Senior schools contains some of the world’s very top names for pupils between 11 and 18. This year, we welcome Benenden, a boarding school for girls in Kent, and Uppingham, in Rutland, which has been educating boys since 1584 and girls since 1973.

In the table below, click on an individual school to be directed to a more detailed profile on The table is ordered alphabetically.

Where a range of fees is available, the highest figure is shown.

Carfax Education is the leading private education consultancy whose motto, 'academic excellence without borders' is underlined by a network of offices that stretches across London, Oxford, Monaco, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Moscow, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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