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BEST SCHOOLS IN BERKSHIRE, UK

Berkshire Private Schools & Special Schools

WELCOME TO BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK

For anyone planning a move to or within Berkshire in South East England we have collated information below about different places to live, schools, estate agents and other information we think useful for relocating within this fantastic Berkshire.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Great Britain, Berkshire's famous British cities and towns include Reading, Newbury, Ascot and Workingham.

Berkshire has a great choice of high quality UK private schools, beautiful countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different property to call home, from country mansions and estates, cottages and bungalows to new build executive housing, family townhouses and apartments.

"Berkshire was recognised as the Royal County of Berkshire in 1957. Queen Elizabeth II recognised it because of Windsor Castle which was built there in 1070." Wikipedia

Berkshire is in the South East of England and is one of the home counties. It shares borders with Greater London to the left, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire to the north, Wiltshire to the east with Hampire and Surrey to the south. 

Berkshire hosts Reading Festival each year, with legendary bands such as Nirvana, Arctic Monkeys, Green Day & Kasabian all making history at the festival. 


TOP PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK

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

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

Berkshire ’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 Berkshire UK (Or "Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 30+ years, the isbi School Search guide 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 Berkshire and in the cities of Reading and Slough towns like Bracknell,  Windsor and Wokingham 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 isbi.com 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.

Top Private Independent Secondary Schools & Colleges In Berkshire, UK

Some of the best Independent Secondary schools and colleges and Sixth Form schools and colleges in Berkshire, 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 Berkshire, UK

Some of the best Pre-Prep and Prep schools in Berkshire, 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 Berkshire, UK

Some of the best Special Needs schools in Berkshire, 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:


MOVING TO BERKSHIRE? RELOCATING TO BERKSHIRE?

Where To Live In Berkshire, England, UK

The most popular British cities and towns in the Berkshire area (GB) include, with approximate population numbers:

>  Bracknell Forest, Berkshire, UK

Bracknell (84,469), Sandhurst (20,800), Binfield (8,689)

>  Reading, Berkshire, UK

Reading (161,800), Caversham (9,533), Tilehurst (9,185)

>  Slough, Berkshire, UK

Slough (164,600), Burnham (11,600), Datchet (4,900) 

>  West Berkshire, Berkshire, UK

Newbury (41,000), Thatcham (26,300), Hungerfood (5,767), Kintbury (2,500)

>  Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK

Windsor (32,600), Maidenhead (70,000), Bray (8,400) 

>  Wokingham, Berkshire, UK

Wokingham (46,700), Twyford (6,600), Hurst (2,000) 


FOCUS ON... LIVING IN READING, ENGLAND, UK

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

Many of those moving to Reading are escaping more urban living in London or other larger cities, deciding to relocate to the Berkshire capital to enjoy a different pace of life and 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.

Ten Things To Know About Reading, England, UK

> FACT 1: Reading Festival is held every year in Reading, it’s the longest running ‘rock’ festival in the UK. Recent acts include the 1975, Foo Fighters, Billie Eilish, Bastille and many more! 

> FACT 2: Marianne Faithful, Ricky Gervais, Kate Middleton, Jaqueline Bissett and Kate Winslett were all born in Reading’s Royal Berkshire Hospital. 

> FACT 3: Reading is known for its beautiful river frontage that runs through the city. In fact, it’s the longest river frontage along the River Thames. 

> FACT 4: Oscar Wilde wrote De Profundis whilst he was imprisoned in Reading Gaol in the nineteenth century for homosexuality. 

> FACT 5: Reading has a rich architectural scene, with work from famous architects such as Sir John Soane, Sir George Gilbert Scott and Alfred Waterhouse. You can view some of this famous architecture as the Abbey Quarter offers a walking tour around buildings such as the Town Hall and the Abbey Gateway. 

> FACT 6: Reading was home to the biscuit company Huntley & Palmers. They went by the motto “Number One in Biscuits and Second-to-None in Cakes” and specially made emergency biscuits to the British Antarctic Expedition to the South Pole in 1911. 

> FACT 7: King Henry I of England built Reading Abbey as his final resting place. You can go and visit the ruins as they reopened in 2018 after the completion of a conservation project. 

> FACT 8: If you visit Reading Museum, you can find a full scale facsimile copy of the Bayeux Tapestry. It is the only one of its kind, stitched by Victorian women in Leek, Staffordshire. 

> FACT 9: Beer, bulbs and biscuits. These three things underpinned Reading’s industry throughout the industrial revolution. As a result, Reading used to be known as 3Bs. 

> FACT 10: The University of Reading is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world and was actually an extension college of Oxford University.

Where To Live In Reading, UK

Reading 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 cottage, townhouse, large apartment, mansion or country estate, with or without granny annex, garden or swimming pool.  There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

From central city living to rural, country lifestyles, Reading and the areas near Reading are full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming Crescents and estates, rolling countryside, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods and friendly residential communities.

Some of the popular residential areas include:

The Warren Reading, Routh Lane Reading, Broadlands Lane Reading, Sonning Eye Reading, Riverview Road Reading, Wargate Reading, Goring Heath Reading, Ferry Lane, Reading, Bridle Way Reading, Broad Street Reading, Mill Lane Reading, Collins End Reading

Commuting To And From Reading By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Reading is especially popular with those happy to work from home most of the time but needing to occasionally commute to other places for work.

Others are happy to commute more regularly to London, Oxford, Southampton and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

>  Reading To London: London is about 40 miles by road from Reading via the M4 and driving to the centre of London from Reading normally takes under 1 and a half hours.  There is a very regular train service to London from Reading, with trains taking from 20 minutes to half an hour to get to London Paddington 

>  Reading To Oxford: Oxford is about 26 miles by road from Reading via the A4074 and driving to the centre of Oxford from Reading normally takes under 1 hour.  There is a very regular train service to Oxford from Reading, with trains taking from 25 minutes to 40 to get to Oxford. 

>  Reading To Southampton: Southampton is about 50 miles by road from Reading via the M3 and driving to the centre of Southampton from Reading normally takes under 1 hour and a half.  There is a regular train service to Southampton from Reading, with trains taking from 50 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes to get to Southampton. 

Nearest Airports To Reading, UK

The nearest airport to Reading is Heathrow International Airport (LHR) which is 28 miles away.  Other nearby airports include Gatwick (LGW) (under 55 miles) and Luton (LTN) (under 60 miles).


ESTATE AGENTS IN BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK

We Buy Property Estate Agents

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Move Estate Agents

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Hunters Estate Agents

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Nicholas Estate Agents

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Romans Estate Agents

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Woodleys Estate Agents

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Davis Tate Estate Agents

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Langhams Estate Agents

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Haart Estate Agents

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Duncan Yeardley Estate Agents

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Redwoods Estate Agents

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Prospect Estate Agents

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Berkshire Estate Agents

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Connells Estate Agents

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Landmark Estate Agents

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Frank Schippers Estate Agents

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Parkers Woodley Estate Agents

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Martin Co Reading Estate Agents

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Wentworth Estate Agents

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Davis tate Estate Agents

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Oakwood Estate Agents

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Parkers Estate Agents

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Aptus Estate Agents

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Hallets Estate Agents

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Keith Gibbs Estate Agents

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White Knights Estate Agents

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Knight Frank Estate Agents

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Romans Estate Agents

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Cameron King Estate Agents

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Sara Batting Estate Agents

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Jones Robinson Estate Agents

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MasonEstate Agents

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Micheal Hardy Estate Agents

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B Simmons Son Estate Agents

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Osbourne Heath Estate Agents

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Jackson ORourke Estate Agents

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Parkers Twyford Estate Agents

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James Robinson Estate Agents

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David Cliff Estate Agents

www.davidcliff.com

Richard Worth Estate Agents

www.richardworth.co.uk

Property Assistant Estate Agents

www.pauk.property

Red Homes Estate Agents

www.redhomes.co.uk

Carr Williams Estate Agents

www.carr.co.uk

Carson Co. Estate Agents

www.carsons.co.uk

The Good Estate Agent

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Duncan Yeardley Estate Agents

www.duncanyeardley.co.uk

Adams Estate Agents

www.adamsestates.net

Quaters Residential Estate Agents

www.quartersresidential.co.uk

Winkworth

www.winkworth.co.uk

Gills Estates

www.gillsestate.com

Chancellors Estate Agents

www.chancellors.co.uk

Page Hardy Harris Estate Agents

www.pagehardyharris.co.uk

Dunster Morton Estate Agents

www.dunsterandmorton.co.uk

Haart Estate Agents

www.haart.co.uk

Cintra Estate Agents

www.cintraestates.com

Reading Estate Agents

www.readingestateagent.com

Kirkwood Personal Estate

www.kirkwoodea.co.uk

A H Lansley Property Agents

www.ahlansley.co.uk

Oakwood Estates

www.oakwood-estates.co.uk

Sears Property

www.searsproperty.co.uk


REMOVAL COMPANIES (DOMESTIC) IN BERKSHIRE , ENGLAND, UK

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C.C.V Removals

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Eazy Move Removals

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Green Brother Removals and Storage

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Abrey Removals

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Ashleys Removals

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Chandelers Removals

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TJR Moves

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Cross Country Carriers Removals

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A B Removals

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JP Removals

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Kinetikos Removals

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MGP Removals

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A2zee Removals

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Apex Remonals

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Caversham Moves

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AFQ Removals

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Lynn Godwin

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Bright Lift Removals

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Watson Removals

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Box Dropper Removals

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Marriotts Removals

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Countrywide Moves Removals

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Buraq Removals

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Royal Oak Removals

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Capital One Removals

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RTX Removals

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Move with Care Removals

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Urban Removals

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Berkshire Removals

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Moving Matters Removals

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S.R Transportation

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