List of Independent Schools in Hampshire

There are a range of independent schools in Hampshire 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).

Hampshire Independent Schools accepting entry into year seven

Churcher’s College

Churcher’s College is a mixed school.

Churcher’s College- 1111 pupils.

“Children at Churcher’s thrive in an atmosphere of high expectation but even higher achievement in a happy, well-disciplined and caring environment. By developing the full academic, creative and sporting talents of the pupils, within the context of social awareness, their aim is to fully prepare them for all they will face in this dynamic and challenging world.”

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Ditcham Park School

Ditcham Park School is a mixed school.

Ditcham Park School- 357 pupils.

“Ditcham Park School, idyllic position on South Downs near Petersfield. 360+ pupils aged 4-16 years. Caring supportive ethos, small class sizes. Consistently high GCSE results.Excellent facilities including purpose built sports hall, Art and DT block and ICT suites.2009 ISI inspection said the educational experience provided is of a high quality and the Early Years provision is outstanding.”

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Lord Wandsworth College

Lord Wandsworth College is a mixed school.

Lord Wandsworth College- 586 pupils.

“Co-educational boarding and day school for children aged 11-18. Entry at 11+ by own tests (IQ, Maths, English) and at 13+ by CE. Pre tests for 13+ entry generally taken in Year 6. CE pass mark 50%. Entry to 6th Form by interview and minimum of 4B/2C grades at GCSE. Full, weekly and flexi-boarding. Family friendly, all round school offering excellent academic provision and many extra-curricular opportunities.”

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St Swithun’s School

St Swithun’s School is an all girls school.

St Swithun’s School- 508 pupils.

“St Swithun’s School, Winchester is set on an impressive and attractive campus of over 45 acres overlooking open countryside, and offers girls excellent teaching, sporting and recreational facilities. The school offers day, weekly boarding and full boarding options for 530 girls aged 11-18. There is an adjoining Junior School for girls aged 3-11 and boys up to the age of 7 years.”

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The Gregg School

The Gregg School is a mixed school.

The Gregg School- 303 pupils.

“Set in 23 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, the School’s great strength lies in its small size and the quality of its pastoral care. A broad-based curriculum, supported by a wide range of extra-curricular activities ensures each child is given every opportunity to make the most of their individual talents in a supportive, caring environment.”

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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