Helping Find The Perfect Schools For Parents & Children

Why Use UK Private School Finder?

Experts: Our executive team have a combined 50 years’ experience of UK education spanning the independent, boarding and higher education sectors. Our Director of Operations, Adam, brings 15+ years of knowledge from working in the admissions and marketing departments of top UK boarding schools and Universities. The knowledge we have of our UK wide schools and their respective specialisms is unrivalled.

Experience UK Private Schools Finder and UK Boarding Schools Finder are sister companies of UK Football Schools. Collectively we have placed in excess of 400 students to boarding schools in the last three years alone. 

Free and Professional Advice There is no charge for our recommendations, which are based on what you tell us is important for your child. We can help support boys and girls, aged 7-18 years old from the UK and Overseas.

Customer service We offer outstanding customer service you can trust, responding quickly and efficiently throughout. We are UK based, visit the schools every term to keep up to date with any developments, and have carefully checked every school that we recommend. 

Bespoke, Tailored recommendations We listen to not just your education needs but all extracurricular interests including sports, travel, drama, music and the arts to provide the right boarding school solution for you.

Convenience There are over 200 boarding schools in the UK - we use our knowledge, contacts and admissions experience to save you from checking each and every one.

Direct We ensure your application is sent to the correct senior person in the admissions department of the school to save you time and confusion.

Ongoing guidance Expert guidance on the application process, visas, submitting reports, guardianship, admissions tests and preparing for the interview.

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About UK Private School Finder

Take advantage of a FREE, no obligation consultation call with one of our experts:

Before committing to enrolling in a UK private or boarding school and making such a huge decision, we would strongly advise that you speak with us. We will listen carefully to exactly what you are looking for and then we will make the right recommendations for you. You have nothing to lose and potentially a huge amount to gain.

We are part of a hugely successful education group that you can trust:

UK Private Schools finder and UK Boarding Schools finder are sister companies of the hugely successful UK Football Schools, that has already helped hundreds of families find perfect UK boarding schools. You can therefore be confident that with us you are working with education sector leaders. 

Bespoke, expert and free advice to save time, hassle and research:

Our services assist parents seeking a UK private or boarding school education for their children aged between 7 and 18 years old from the UK and overseas.

We offer a free, no obligation consultation service providing expert, impartial advice which is entirely bespoke to your individual preferences. Education consultants charge hundreds and sometimes thousands of pounds for comparable services but our unique model allows us to offer this to our clients free and with no obligation. If you are wondering how we can possibly do this – we will be delighted to tell you on the consultation call.

We listen very carefully to your exact requirement for a top UK private school or UK boarding school and will go through with you our recommendations.

You may well be a parent looking for public schools in specific locations – many look for private schools in London, while others wish to attend Independent schools based in rural, environments.

We know it is vitally important that your chosen school will offer excellent facilities, coaching or teaching in your child’s main area of interest to help them achieve their goals. We have searched and short listed the best boarding schools across the UK that cover a range of specialisms or needs, including:

If sport is important for your child - we cover all sports, from beginner to national team level athletes:

Our superb list of UK boarding schools enable every child to participate and take sport as far as they wish to go. We have a good mix of private schools who offer varying levels of sporting activities, however some are the finest sporting boarding schools in the UK, if not the world. One for example has produced an Olympian every Olympic Games since 1954.

So whatever sport your child plays and whether they just wish to play for fun at a UK boarding school, or have strong ambitions and require highly specialised coaching, we have it covered! Sports that are typically covered in our UK boarding schools include (but are not limited to):

Rugby, Football, Hockey, Cricket, Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Netball, Basketball, Badminton, Athletics, Gymnastics, Fencing and some have full Equestrian facilities.

The Academic levels in UK Boarding Schools.

Academically, most UK private schools offer an excellent education that is envied throughout the world. We do however speak to parents who want the absolute best UK boarding schools for academic exam results. The top ranked school for academics is one of our partners, so we have a highly efficient, direct entry to the key person at the school to look after your application process. All of our schools offer an excellent, globally recognised education for children, but we offer a great range of academic levels to match your son or daughter’s needs. We can discuss with you all of the various UK education exams and curriculum choices available for you. 

Have a passion for music, drama and the arts?

If music, drama and the arts are the passion of your child then here at UK Private School Finder we have a superb range of options.  All of our schools have superb facilities to cater for these three areas, our schools pride themselves on this. Just like with sports, all of the schools cater for various levels and experience to ensure everyone can participate and enjoy their passion. We do have some schools with very famous alumni who were nurtured at the schools; which is testament to the facilities, teaching and development through the key formative years of their lives.

So in summary:  Our knowledge is extensive, each school has its own strengths, character and ethos. Whatever your interest is or the specialism that you require, we will be able to help choose the right school for you.

Academic performance – clarity on GCSE’s and A-Levels in the UK.

Exam results, rankings, Oxbridge/Russell Group progression and Medical School acceptance


Football, Rugby, Cricket, Tennis, Golf, Hockey, Basketball, Horse Riding, Athletics, Swimming, Badminton, Table Tennis, Squash and many more

Arts, Music and Drama

Access to facilities, Arts University/Conservatoire progression, ABRSM gradings, access to additional tuition and many more

Subject specific specialisms and curriculum needs

Such as those that offer BTEC, IGCSE and IB courses or offer high performing Science, Maths, Business or Language (MFL or English) departments

Soft skill development

Leadership and other soft skill development opportunities through activities such as the Duke of Edinburgh, Combined Cadet Force or Model UN programmes

General – ranking of schools in the UK

Culture of the schools based on selective/non selective, approaches to learning, boarding house and facilities, quality of food and geographical location.