List of Independent Schools in Buckinghamshire

There are a range of independent schools in Buckinghamshire covering mixed schools, schools for boys and schools for girls.

Below you’ll find a list of those schools that we have included which have entry into year 7 (11 Plus entry).

Buckinghamshire Independent Schools accepting entry into year seven

Pipers Corner School

Pipers Corner School is an all girls school.

Pipers Corner School- 548 pupils.

“Pipers Corner is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3-18, set in 36 acres of Chiltern countryside. At Pipers all girls are supported and challenged to achieve their full potential whatever their strengths. In addition to providing a stimulating learning environment they also encourage girls to cultivate any talents they have through a wide range of school clubs and activities.”

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St Mary’s School

St Mary’s School is an all girls school.

St Mary’s School- 309 pupils.

“From the age of 3 in the Nursery through to 18 in the Sixth Form, each girl is encouraged and supported to identify and develop her individual talents, wherever they may lie. They will help your daughter to stretch herself and achieve the best that she can and to enjoy the learning process. The girls’ academic results are excellent and there is a wide range of extracurricular activities in all years.”

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Thorpe House School

Thorpe House School is an all boys school.

Thorpe House School- 306 pupils.

“Thorpe House is the only all-through boys’ school in Buckinghamshire taking boys from Nursery at age three through to their GCSE’s at age 16. As a successful, approachable independent school specialising in boys’ education, they understand the ways in which boys learn and genuinely treat each boy as an individual.”

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Wycombe Abbey

Wycombe Abbey is an all girls school.

Wycombe Abbey- 662 pupils.

“Wycombe Abbey is a full boarding school for girls aged 11-18 years old. Established in 1896 as one of the first schools for girls, it remains committed to providing young women with the knowledge, skills and confidence to achieve and excel in their chosen field. A world leader in girls’ boarding education, the school has an impressive record of academic success and is consistently one of the top performers in public examination league tables.”

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Preparing for entry into an Independent School

We have developed a section on how to prepare for Independent school exams and how to prepare for Independent School interviews so do please feel free to use these resources if you would like to.

If you are thinking of trying for an Independent School scholarship or bursary then please see our information page on that topic.

Equally, many independent schools publish past papers and we have past papers and sample papers which are useful for preparation in all the core areas:

Free sample 11 Plus English practice and past papers

Free sample 11 Plus Maths practice and past papers

Free sample 11 Plus Verbal Reasoning practice and past papers

Free sample 11 Plus Non-Verbal Reasoning practice and past papers