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West Brompton Private Schools & Special Schools


For anyone planning a move to or within West Brompton in south west London, we have collated information below about different places to live, schools, estate agents and other information we think useful for relocating within this fantastic part of London.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Great Britain, famous areas in and around West Brompton include Earl’s Court, Stamford Bridge and West Kensington

West Brompton has a great choice of high quality UK private schools, beautiful countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different properties to call home, from brilliantly located apartments, period terrace houses and innovative new builds to  executive housing, family townhouses and apartments. 

"Quiet, residential West Brompton is home to many beautiful streets and neighbourhoods. Some of the most famous attractions include Stamford Bridge stadium, where the Chelsea Football Club plays and The Finborough Theatre, with lots of contemporary plays. The North End Road has global eateries and a colourful market selling street food and produce. West Brompton allows for an unmatched escape from bustling city life, with breathtaking period houses and bright green spaces." Good Migrations

West Brompton sits in between the two affluent areas of Fulham and Chelsea. With Kensington to the north east, Belgravia to the east, Hammersmith to the north west and Battersea just over the River Thames. 

Charles Dickens described West Brompton as being “at one time almost exclusively the artist quarter and is still largely frequented by the votaries of the brush and chisel, though of late years Belgravia has been encroaching upon its boundaries, and Belgravian rents are stealing westward”  

For more fun facts about figures about West Brompton and the surrounding areas of West Brompton, scroll down to our West Brompton feature page! 




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Looking for a prestigious Independent (private) school in West Brompton, GB?

If you are thinking of moving to live in West Brompton (or you already live in West Brompton but are considering relocating) and you and your family are researching some of the best private schools in West Brompton there is a big choice of high quality West Brompton schools, with a number of the West Brompton’s highest ranking Independent schools considered to be some of the best in the UK. 

West Brompton’s private education sector features day schools and boarding schools, girls’ schools, boys’ schools and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private Nurseries, Prep Schools, Independent Secondary and Sixth Form schools and colleges. 

Find Private Schools In West Brompton UK (Or "Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 36+ years, the isbi School Search Directory is one of the largest and most comprehensive private schools directories available, helping thousands of families to find, compare and select good schools since the 1980s.

>   You can search for private schools with a reputation for excellence in West Brompton and in the suburbs of Earls Court, Stamford Bridge and West Kensington by using our Private Schools Directory and Independent Schools Finder (powered by isbi's School Search Directory) or by clicking on the names of the schools and colleges listed below to see detailed profiles with photos, videos, maps etc.

>   With our expanded school search technology you can filter your search by the type of school you are looking for such as day and boarding, gender, age range, academic study, religious affiliation, school fees, scholarships and bursaries, open days etc.

>   You can also focus your search on just private Pre-Prep and Prep schools or on Independent Senior and Sixth Form schools and colleges, or view search results for all of them together.

Please explore for detailed information and guides about good schools of all types and for open days, school and college and news, articles and blogs with details of school associations, glossaries and explanations about examinations and qualifications and expert advice about independent education at private schools and colleges around the UK and worldwide.




Please see below for a full list of private schools and colleges in West Brompton, some of the best of which being:



Bute House Preparatory School for Girls

Hammersmith, London, England, W6 7EA

Private School (Fee Paying), Girls, 4-11 Years, Day

Bute House has an outstanding reputation for the academic success of the girls, but a great education encompasses so much more and, in fact, contributes to academic success. Bute House is forward thinking and offers a broad curriculum that develops skills alongside knowledge, provides opportunities for girls to excel in subjects like science and technology and develops their passions for creative and performing arts, sport and music. 

[Read More About Bute House Preparatory School for Girls…]



Dolphin School

Battersea, London, England, SW11 6QW

Private School (Fee Paying), Co-Educational, 2-11 Years, Day

Dolphin School is a small, independent co-educational Christian school which thrives on on our motto: Love, Wisdom and Truth. Their approach is to encourage children to explore their different intelligences and to grow them with confidence, compassion, ambition and integrity.

[Read More About Dolphin School…]



Eaton Square School

Belgravia, London, England, SW1V 1PP

Private School (Fee Paying), Co-Educational, 2-13 Years, Day

Eaton Square School offer's a well-balanced education, placing an emphasis on developing the whole child pupils will be fully prepared to take their own place in an ever-changing world.

[Read More About Eaton Square School…]



The Lloyd Williamson School

North Kensington, London, England, W10 5SH 

Private School (Fee Paying), Co-Educational, 0-14 Years, Day 

The Lloyd Williamson School provides teaching of a high standard and all the children’s interests and talents are actively encouraged. They celebrate childhood and nurture each child to be the best they can be in a challenging and inspiring environment that ignites a passion for life and learning. 

[Read More About The Lloyd Williamson School…]


Top Private Independent Secondary Schools & Colleges In London, UK

Some of the best Independent Secondary schools and colleges and Sixth Form schools and colleges in London, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:

Top Private Pre-Preparatory & Preparatory Schools In London, UK

Some of the best Pre-Prep and Prep schools in London, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls aged from 3 years to 11 or 13 years include:

Special Needs Schools In London, UK

Some of the best Special Needs schools in London, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British Special Needs and Special Education Needs education for boys and girls (single-sex and mixed) include:




Where To Live In West Brompton, England, UK

The most popular neighbourhoods in and around the West Brompton area (GB) include, with approximate population numbers:

>  West Brompton, West Brompton, UK (10,200)

>  Fulham, West Brompton, UK (185,000)

>  Kensington, West Brompton, UK (156,100)

>  Chelsea, West Brompton, UK (41,500)

>  Belgravia, West Brompton, UK (12,100)

>  Earl’s Court, West Brompton, UK (9,921)




West Brompton is a very popular place to live and many people move to West Brompton each year, or to near West Brompton and the surrounding area, from around the United Kingdom and abroad.

Many of those moving to West Brompton are looking for a bustling and vibrant location with endless opportunities to choose from. Deciding to relocate to the West Brompton in order to enjoy a different pace of life of the historic and elegant surroundings of a prosperous city with great facilities and leisure amenities, high quality housing and schools, fantastic pubs, restaurants and sports and popular cultural events, arts and music.

Five Things To Know About West Brompton, England, UK

> FACT 1:  Known locally as “West London’s Best Kept Food Secret”, be sure to try Brompton Food Market. Praised for its chic atmosphere and gorgeous deli food, it makes for an excellent lunch spot to dive into whilst exploring West Brompton.

> FACT 2:  In 2007 The Brompton Design District was opened adding another flare of artistic buzz. It was originally established as a space for upcoming modern designers to share in a creative space and now attracts people from all across London. The Brompton Design District now hosts the London Design Festival each year attracting innovative, iconic exhibitions. 

> FACT 3: Brompton Cemetery is one of the Magnificent Seven Cemeteries as outlined in an Act of Parliament in 1839. Some of the most famous people buried here include Emmeline Pankhurst and physician John Snow. 

> FACT 4:  The Finborough Theatre, founded in 1980 is a multi-award-winning theatre that presents all the best plays and music the area has to offer. However with a capacity of only 50 people, the theatre is a very sought after venue so be sure to snap your tickets up quickly! 

> FACT 5: West Brompton cemetery has been the location for many recent films and TV series including Sherlock Holmes and Johnny English.  

Where To Live In West Brompton, UK

West Brompton and the surrounding area offers a huge choice of high quality, premium and luxury property to meet the needs of any family, whether wanting a townhouse, large apartment, mansion, with or without granny annex, garden or courtyard. There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

For central city living, West Brompton and the areas near West Brompton are full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming Crescents and estates, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods and friendly residential communities.

Some of the popular residential areas include:

Earl&rsquos Court West Brompton, Brompton West Brompton, South Kensington West Brompton, West Kensington West Brompton, Old Brompton Road West Brompton, Fulham Road West Brompton, Little Chelsea West Brompton, Counter&rsquos Creek West Brompton

Commuting To And From West Brompton By Rail Or Road

Relocating to West Brompton is especially popular with those who have offices based in London and are happy to commute into the centre for the majority of the week.

Others are happy to commute regularly to The City of London, Canary Wharf, Westminster, The West End and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

> West Brompton To City of London: The City is about 6 miles by road from West Brompton via the A4 and driving to the centre of The City from West Brompton normally takes under 40 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to The City from West Brompton, with tubes taking from 35 minutes to 40 minutes via the District Line to get to The City.

> West Brompton To Canary Wharf: Canary Wharf is about 10 miles by road from West Brompton via the A3212 and driving to the centre of Canary Wharf from West Brompton normally takes under 45 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to Canary Wharf from West Brompton, with tubes taking from 45 minutes via the Piccadilly, District or Jubilee Lines to get to Canary Wharf

> West Brompton To Westminster: Westminster is about 4 miles by road from West Brompton via the A3218 and driving to the centre of Westminster from West Brompton normally takes under 20 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to Westminster from West Brompton, with tubes taking from 25 minutes via the District Line to get to Westminster.

> West Brompton To The West End: The West End is about 5 miles by road from West Brompton via the A4 and driving to the centre of The West End from West Brompton normally takes under 30 minutes. There is a very regular tube service to The West End from West Brompton, with tubes taking from 35 minutes via the Piccadilly and Northern Lines to get to The West End.



Nearest Airports To West Brompton, UK

The nearest airport to West Brompton is London City International Airport (LCY) which is 10 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (under 12 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (under 23 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (under 28 miles).




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