List of Independent Schools in Surrey

There are a range of independent schools in Surrey 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).

Surrey Independent Schools accepting entry into year seven

Guildford High School for Girls

Guildford High School for Girls is an all girls school.

Guildford High School for Girls- 987 pupils.

“Guildford High School is an academically selective school for girls. Girls learn how to learn, how to think creatively and how to take responsibility for their work. A member of the United Church Schools Trust, each pupil is encouraged to fulfill her potential personally, socially and spiritually.”

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Royal Grammar School

Royal Grammar School is an all boys school.

Royal Grammar School- 940 pupils.

“The Royal Grammar School is a dynamic and vibrant day school for boys currently celebrating its 500th anniversary. With a national reputation for academic excellence the RGS also prides itself on its traditional values of decency and respect, its strong pastoral care, its extensive range of extra-curricular activities and its commitment to admit boys regardless of their financial situation.”

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Sir William Perkin’s School

Sir William Perkin’s School is an all girls school.

Sir William Perkin’s School- 611 pupils.

“The school’s vision is to build confidence, integrity and excellence in a caring and happy community so that girls leave having been given the best possible chance of achieving their full potential, taking with them sound values, a breadth of skills and knowledge, and ready to take on the world! They believe in educating the whole person and equipping girls to make their mark on the world.”

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St George’s College Weybridge

St George’s College Weybridge is a mixed school.

St George’s College Weybridge- 938 pupils.

“St George’s Weybridge is an academically selective 11-18 coeducational Catholic day school. Set in 100 acres of parkland, the catchment area includes Ascot, Walton, Woking, Windsor Twickenham, Kingston and Guildford. With particular specialities in Drama, Music and Sport, the school is particularly attractive to those looking for an academic yet holistic education, set within a strongly Christian ethos.”

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Tormead School

Tormead School is an all girls school.

Tormead School- 723 pupils.

“Tormead is an academically selective, independent day school in Guildford for girls aged 4 to 18. The school is proud of their ethos of encouraging each pupil to develop her talents in a supportive and friendly environment. The academic pace offers stimulus and challenge but is combined with an excellent range of extra-curricular activities allowing Tormead to offer a broad, balanced, stimulating and progressive education, all underpinned by an emphasis on the pastoral care of the girls.”

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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