List of Independent Schools in Northamptonshire

There are a range of independent schools in North Yorkshire 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).

Northamptonshire Independent Schools accepting entry into year seven

Oundle School

Oundle School is a mixed school.

Oundle School- 1096 pupils.

“Oundle School is situated in a quintessentially English market town. The School’s buildings, dating from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century, are dispersed throughout the town. Oundle offers co-educational day or boarding education, with Laxton Junior as a 4-11 day school, and Oundle School as a boarding and day school, with entry at 11, 13 or into the Sixth Form.”

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Northampton High School

Northampton High School is an all girls school.

Northampton High School- 643 pupils.

“Northampton High School is an independent day school for girls aged 3-18 years. The school was founded in 1878 and became part of the Girls Day School Trust in June 2007. From Nursery to the Sixth Form, outstanding success is achieved through a broad and challenging curriculum, with exciting lessons which take learning to a high level, combined with attention to each girl’s individual progress.”

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Pitsford School

Pitsford School is a mixed school.

Pitsford School- 297 pupils.

“Pitsford School is a small, independent, co-educational school for pupils aged 4-18. As a small school each pupil receives individual attention in order for them to reach their maximum potential. The School’s aim is to prepare each pupil for their next step in life, whether that is University, a Gap Year or entering into the world of work. Pitsford School pupils achieve excellent results every year – academically, socially and morally.”

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Wellingborough School

Wellingborough School is a mixed school.

Wellingborough School- 878 pupils.

“Founded in 1595, Wellingborough School has first rate facilities, offering academic, cultural and sporting excellence for boys and girls aged 3-18. Chapel services and teaching are in accordance with the principles of the Church of England. Academic, Drama, Music, Art and Sports scholarships and bursaries are available from age 11.”

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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