The Hampstead area has a high concentration of London’s leading independent primary and secondary schools.

The Hall

The Hall is an independent day school for boys aged 4-13. There are approximately 450 pupils divided between the Junior, Middle and Senior schools.

69 Belsize Park

, NW3 4EH

Sarum Hall

This independent preparatory school for girls aged between 3 to 11 focusses on developing the natural talents of each pupil within a Christian framework.

15 Eton Avenue, Hampstead

, NW3 3EL

St Christopher's

Founded in 1883 this independent girls school has approximately 230 pupils aged between 4 and 11. The school is located in a Victorian house within a quiet residential area.

32 Belsize Lane, Hampstead

, NW3 5AE

Devonshire House Preparatory School

Located in Victorian buildings in the heart of Hampstead, this independent mixed day school for 3 to 13 year olds also has its own nursery, The Oak Tree Nursery for children aged 2 and a half.

2 Arkwright Road, Hampstead

, NW3 6AE

Lyndhurst House Preparatory

Located at a Grade II listed four-storey Victorian building with excellent facilities, Lyndhurst House is an independent preparatory and pre-preparatory non-denominational school for boys aged 4 to 13.

24 Lyndhurst Gardens, Hampstead

, NW3 5NW

North Bridge House School

Established in 1939, this independent co-educational school teaches pupils from 2 years and 9 months to age 13 in its nursery, junior and preparatory schools.

33 Fitzjohn's Avenue, Hampstead

, NW3 5JY

Southbank International School (Hampstead)

The Hampstead campus has 189 students aged between 3 and 11 from 38 countries around the world. The school offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and lessons are taught in English. Students can transfer to the Westminster campus at age 11.

16 Netherhall Gardens, Hampstead

, NW3 5TH

St. Anthony's School

St. Anthony’s is a Roman Catholic independent day school for although boys of other faiths are also welcome. Founded by Richard Patton in the Victorian era, the school is now managed by the Alpha Plus Group. Most pupils go on to attend leading London day schools.

90 Fitzjohn’s Avenue, Hampstead

, NW3 6NP

The Academy School

The Academy School teaches boys and girls from age 6 to 13 and delivers a rounded education with a strong emphasis on ensuring the pupils enjoy learning and are happy.

3 Pilgrims Place, Rosslyn Hill

, NW3 1NG

South Hampstead High School

Owned by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), which owns and runs 24 schools and two academies in South Hampstead.

5 Netherhall Gardens, Hampstead

, NW3 5RN

St. Margaret's School

St. Margaret’s School is an independent school for girls between the ages of 4 and 16. It is one of the oldest schools in Hampstead and prides itself on its small size – only 155 pupils and 24 staff.

18 Kidderpore Gardens, Hampstead

, NW3 7SR

University College School

This liberal-minded independent boys school focuses on strong academic results for its pupils.

36 College Crescent, Hampstead

, NW3 5LF

The Village School

Set in a Georgian building on a half acre site The Village is a preparatory school for girls aged between 3 and 11. The Village is a silver awarded Eco School.

2 Parkhill Road, Belsize Park

, NW3 2YN

Fine Arts College Hampstead

The College offers a wide range of courses at GCSE and A level from mathematics to textile design as well as one-year foundation courses for students preparing for art school.

Fine Arts College Centre Studios, 41 - 43 Englands Lane

, NW3 4YD


Highgate is three schools in one: the Pre-Preparatory School (ages 3-7) and the Junior School (ages 7-11), each with its own Principal, and the Senior School (ages 11-18).


King Alfred School

King Alfred School is an informal, co-educational independent day school situated on the edge of Hampstead Heath in London.