BEST SCHOOLS IN SUFFOLK, UK

Suffolk Private Schools & Special Schools

WELCOME TO SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, UK

For anyone planning a move to or within Suffolk in 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 Suffolk.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Great Britain, Suffolk's famous British cities and towns include Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Lowestoft. 

Suffolk 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 country mansions and estates, cottages and bungalows to new build executive housing, family townhouses and apartments.

"A county filled with natural beauty situated on the east coast of England, bordered by 50 miles of glorious coastline and topped with breathtakingly beautiful open skies, Suffolk is the perfect destination. In Suffolk you will discover quaint villages and mediaeval towns that for centuries have drawn in artists and writers. Added to this you will be spoiled with plenty of fresh, local food in restaurants, cafes and pubs, you’ll soon discover why it’s called the foodie county." Visit Suffolk

Suffolk is on the coast in East Anglia and is bordered by Essex to the south, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south. 

Ipswich, the main town in Suffolk, is home to Ipswich Arts Festival. Which is held every summer and includes a range of events from film, literature, dance, visual arts, music and much more! Starting in 2003, it has developed to become a major festival in the county, known locally as Ip-art, they’ve even had a performance from Ed Sheeran! 


TOP PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, UK

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

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

Suffolk’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 Suffolk, 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 Suffolk and in the cities of Ipswich and Stowmarket towns like Bury St Edmunds ,  Lowestoft and Newmarket 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 Suffolk, UK

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

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

Some of the best Special Needs schools in Suffolk, 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 SUFFOLK? RELOCATING TO SUFFOLK?

Where To Live In Suffolk, England, UK

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

>  Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

Ipswich (133,300), Gipping (9,400), Gainsborough (8,600), Holywells (8,100) 

>  East Suffolk, Suffolk, UK

Lowestoft (71,100), Woodbridge (7,700), Beccles (9,700), Bungay (4,900)

>  Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, UK

Stowmarket (95,000),  Needham Market (4,500) Eye (2,100)

>  Babergh, Suffolk, UK

Sudbury (13,000), Hadleigh (8,200), Melford (3,900)

>  West Suffolk, Suffolk, UK

Bury St Edmunds (35,000), Newmarket (16,600), Brandon (8,700), Clare (1,900) 


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

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

Many of those moving to Ipswich are escaping more urban living in London or other larger cities, deciding to relocate to the Suffolk 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 Ipswich, England, UK

> FACT 1:  Ipswich Arts Festival is held every summer and includes a range of events from film, literature, dance, visual arts, music and much more! Starting in 2003, it has developed to become a major festival in the county, known locally as Ip-art, they’ve even had a performance from Ed Sheeran!

> FACT 2:  Alf Ramsey and Bobby Robson, two successful England football managers, both managed in Ipswich Town FC! The club became Football League Champions in 1961, before beating Arsenal in 1978 to win the FA Cup. Robson made a big difference to the club, and during his 13 years as manager, Ipswich Town claimed the UEFA Cup 1981!

> FACT 3:  If you visit the St Lawrence Church, you can find the oldest circle of church bells in the world! They were cast in the 15th century and are locally known ad Wolsey’s bells as he would have heard the exact same bells chime all the way back in the 1500s. 

> FACT 4:  Charles Dickens was also a fan of Ipswich. Visiting several times, he settled there to write The Pickwick Papers in 1836. If you walk around the town you’ll most likely notice the landmarks that feature in his book, including the central sights of the Great White Horse Hotel and St Clement's Parish. 

> FACT 5:  King Henry VIII’s confidant, Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, was born in Ipswich in 1475. Cardinal Wolsey grew up in the town before moving to study at Magdalen College, Oxford. 

> FACT 6:  The Willis Building, a striking piece of architecture designed by Norman Foster and Wendy Cheesman in 1970, was the UK’s youngest Grade I listed building until 2011. The building is beautifully modern and includes an impressive range of innovative amenities such as a swimming pool, a roof-top restaurant and a garden.  

> FACT 7:  Eliza Acton, famed for her invention of the modern genre of cookery writing, was born and raised in Ipswich. Acton practised her delicious recipes at her family home in Ipswich before publishing “Modern Cookery for Private Families” in 1845. The book remains an absolute staple in the household for any cook, with Delia Smith describing Acton as “the best writer of recipes in the English Language”. 

> FACT 8: Thomas Gainsborough, a renowned portrait artist was born in the nearby town of Sudbury. He moved to Ipswich around 1740 with his wife, Margaret Burr and earned his living through his portraiture, with his most famous works being ‘The Blue Boy’ and ‘Mr and Mrs Andrews’. However he did create a beautiful panoramic landscape of Holywell Park which depicts the intriguing shape of the ponds. 

> FACT 9:  Ransomes and Rapier, an Ipswich engineering company, constructed the first railway in China! It ran through the city of Shanghai and was named Woosung Road after it opened in 1876. 

> FACT 10:  Ipswich is where the first powered lawn mower was first sold! It was produced in 1902 by Ransomes, Simes and Jefferies who also produced ploughs, combine harvesters and other tilling equipment throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.

Where To Live In Ipswich, UK

Ipswich 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, Ipswich and the areas near Ipswich is 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:

Ravenswood Ipswich, Maidenhall Ipswich, Whitehouse Ipswich, Gainsborough Ipswich, Rushmere St. Andrew Ipswich, Bixley Farm Ipswich, Castle Hill Ipswich, Chantry Ipswich, Gainsborough Ipswich, Maidenhall Ipswich, Rose Hill Ipswich, Rushmere Ipswich, Springvale Ipswich, St Margarets Ipswich, Stoke Ipswich, Warren Heath Ipswich, Whitton Ipswich, Westbourne Ipswich

Commuting To And From Ipswich By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Ipswich 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, Bury St Edmunds, Norwich, Cambridge and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

>  Ipswich To London:  London is about 85 miles by road from Ipswich via the A12 and driving to the centre of London from Ipswich normally takes under 2 hours.  There is a very regular train service to London from Ipswich, with trains taking from 2 hour 10 minutes to 2 hours 25 minutes to get to London.

>  Ipswich To Bury St Edmunds:  Bury St Edmunds is about 27 miles by road from Ipswich via the A14 and driving to the centre of Bury St Edmunds from Ipswich normally takes under 40 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Bury St Edmunds from Ipswich, with trains taking from 30 minutes to 40 minutes to get to Bury St Edmunds. 

>  Ipswich To Cambridge:  Cambridge is about 54 miles by road from Ipswich via the A14 and driving to the centre of Cambridge from Ipswich normally takes under 1 hour 15 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Cambridge from Ipswich, with trains taking from 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hours 30 minutes to get to Cambridge. 

Nearest Airports To Ipswich, UK

The nearest airport to Ipswich is Southend International Airport (SEN) which is 39 miles away.  Other nearby airports include London Stansted (STN) (under 40 miles), London Luton (LTN) (under 66 miles) and London Heathrow (LHR) (under 80 miles).


ESTATE AGENTS IN SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, UK

Pennington Estate Agents

www.pennington-online.co.uk

Paul Hubbard Estate Agents

www.paulhubbardonline.com

Molyneux Estate Agents

www.molyneuxestateagents.co.uk

Jennie Jones Estate Agents

www.jennie-jones.com

LangWrights Independent Estate Agents

www.langwrights.com

Bychoice Estate Agents

www.bychoice.co.uk

Hardimans Estate Agents

www.hardimans.co.uk

Ridley & Co Estate Agents

www.ridleyandco.co.uk

Richard Green Estate Agents

www.richardgreen.uk.com

Woodcock & Son Estate Agents

www.woodcockandson.uk

Howards Estate Agents

www.howards.co.uk

Winkworth Southwold Estate Agents

www.winkworth.co.uk

Haart Estate Agents

www.haart.co.uk

Bairstow Estate Agents

www.bairstoweves.co.uk

Whatley Lane Estate Agents

www.whatley-lane.co.uk

Hunters Estate Agents

www.hunters.com

Musker McIntyre Estate Agents

www.muskermcintyre.co.uk

Foxhall Estate Agents

www.foxhallestateagents.co.uk

Riverdale Estate Agents

www.riverdaleestates.co.uk

Connells Estate Agents

www.connells.co.uk

Martin & Co Estate Agents

www.martinco.com

Fenn Wright Ipswich Estate Agents

www.fennwright.co.uk

Samuel Estate Agents

www.samuelsestateagents.co.uk

Asprey Ryan Estate Agents

www.aspreyryan.co.uk

ByChoice Estate Agents

www.bychoice.co.uk

Bedfords Estate Agents

www.bedfords.co.uk

Vikings Estate Agents

www.vikings.uk.net

Best Of Suffolk Estate Agents

www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk

Giggs & Co Estate Agents

www.giggsandson.com

A & H Smith Estate Agents

www.aandhsmith.co.uk

Harrison Rose Property

www.harrisonroseproperty.com

Your Move Estate Agents

www.your-move.co.uk

Pryor Jones Estate Agents

www.pryorjones.co.uk

Harrison Edge Estate Agents

www.harrisonedge.com

Annafield Estate Agents

www.annafieldestates.co.uk

Newton Fallowell Estate Agents

www.newtonfallowell.co.uk

Hazell & Kent Estate Agents

www.hazellandkent.co.uk

Edward Stuart Estate Agents

www.edward-stuart.co.uk

C Carters Estate Agents

www.ccarters.co.uk

William H Brown Estate Agents

www.williamhbrown.co.uk

Thompsons Estate Agents

www.thompsonsestateagents.co.uk

Aldreds Estate Agents

www.aldreds.co.uk

Mortimers Estate Agents

www.mortimers-property.co.uk

Scott Beckett Estate Agents

www.scottbeckett.co.uk

William H Brown Estate Agents

www.williamhbrown.co.uk

Hockeys Estate Agents

www.hockeys.co.uk

Woodford & Company Estate Agents

www.woodfordandco.com

Century 21 Estate Agents

www.century21uk.com

Tylers Estate Agents

www.tylers.net

Clarke Phillips Estate Agents

www.clarkephilips.co.uk

Hamilton Smith Estate Agents

www.hamilton-smith.com

Ange & Co Independent Estate Agents

www.angeandco.co.uk

Cornerstone Estate Agents

www.cornerstoneresidential.co.uk

Harvey Robinson Estate Agents

www.harveyrobinson.co.uk

Bush & Co Estate Agents

www.ww1.bushandco.co.uk

Bennett Lorusso Estate Agents

www.bennettlorusso.co.uk

Harrison Murray Estate Agents

www.harrisonmurray.co.uk

Pocock and Shaw Estate Agents

www.pocock.co.uk

Peter Lane Estate Agents

www.peterlane.co.uk

David Burr Estate Agents

www.davidburr.co.uk

Yopa Covering Estate Agent

www.yopa.co.uk

Hawkins Estate Agents

www.hawkinssurveyors.co.uk

Potter&rsquos Estate Agents

www.pottersestateagents.com

Palmer & Partners Estate Agents

www.palmerpartners.com

Nicholas Estate Agents

www.nicholasestates.co.uk

Leaders Estate Agents

www.leaders.co.uk

Harrison Rose

www.harrisonroseproperty.com

Bairstow Eves Estate Agents

www.bairstoweves.co.uk

Abbotts Estate Agents

www.abbotts.co.uk

Vincent Shaw

www.vincentshaw.net

Blake Mayhew Estate Agents

www.blakemayhew.co.uk

Nicholas Estates

www.nicholasestates.co.uk

Palmer & Partners Estate Agents

www.palmerpartners.com

Coakley & Theaker

www.coakleyandtheaker.co.uk


REMOVAL COMPANIES (DOMESTIC) IN SUFFOLK, ENGLAND, UK

Stowmarket Removals

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CJ Frost Removals

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A to B Removals

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Low Cost Removals

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East Coast Removals

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Neils Removals

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Alan Ross Removals

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EMEL Removals

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Norfolk & Suffolk Removals

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Exning Removals

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Safepac Removals

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Deben House Clearance & Removals

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Move it Clear it Find it Store it

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Extra Mile Removals

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Elvin Removals

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Fusseys Removals

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Todds Removals

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Fully Loaded Lowestoft

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Get Your Mooove On Removals

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Simply Moved Removals

www.simplymoved.co.uk

House Removals & Clearances

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PY Light Haulage Removals

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ER Moves Removals

www.er-moves.co.uk

Clear View Removals

www.clear-viewremovals.co.uk

Eexeemovers Removals

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Q Move Removals

www.qmove.co.uk

John Wilson & Sons Removals

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ABC House Removals

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JCR Removals

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J A M Removals

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Felixstowe Removals

www.felixstoweremovals.co.uk

Revells Removals

www.revells-removals.co.uk

Move My Stuff Removals

www.movemystuff.biz

We Remove & Store

www.weremoveandstore.com

The Clearance Solution (TCS)

www.theclearancesolution.co.uk

TT Man with a Van Removals

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Hamiltons Removals

www.hamiltonsremovals.co.uk

We Help You Move It Removals

www.wehelpyoumoveit.co.uk

Keys Removals & Storage Removals

www.keysremovals.co.uk

Fulchers Removals

www.fulchersofcambridge.co.uk

Yanchuck Removals

www.yanchuks.com

Pickfords Removals

www.pickfords.co.uk

Proctor Removals

www.proctorgroup.co.uk

A Great Move Removals

www.agreatmove.co.uk

PB Removals & Storage Solutions

www.pbremovalsltd.com

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