NEU is the largest single union in the independent sector with over 30,000 members in 1,700 schools. We represent more teachers and support staff working in independent schools than any other union.

Where NEU is recognised for the purpose of collective bargaining, pay awards are negotiated by the school and NEU reps. The right to collective negotiation, under trade union recognition, puts staff in the strongest position to influence decisions affecting their terms and conditions.

Independent schools that recognise NEU

School Location
Abbey School, The Berkshire
AKS Lancashire
Ampleforth College Yorkshire
Ashford School Kent
Austin Friars St Monica's School Cumbria
Bablake Senior School Coventry
Bablake Junior School Cumbria
Bablake Preparatory School Coventry
Ballard School Hampshire
Banstead Prep School Surrey
Bedes Sussex
Belmont School London
Berkhamsted School Hertfordshire
Blackheath High School  London
Bournemouth Collegiate


Box Hill School Surrey
Bradford Grammar School West Yorkshire
Brighton and Hove High School  Brighton
Bristol Grammar School Avon
Bromley High School  Bromley
Burgess Hill School for Girls West Sussex
Bury Grammar (Girls) School Lancashire
Bury Grammar School Lancashire
Canford School Dorset
Casterton School Lancashire

Cathedral School

Charterhouse Surrey
Christ's Hospital School Sussex
City of London Boys School London
City of London Freemans School London
City of London School for Girls London
Coworth Flexlands Prep & Nursery Surrey
Croydon High School  South Croydon
Dauntsey’s Wiltshire
Dunottar School  Surrey
Durham School  Durham
Durham School for Girls Durham
Dwight School London
Estcourt Preparatory School  Oldham
Farnborough Hill Hampshire
Godolphin Wiltshire
The Grammar School at Leeds Yorkshire
Grimsdell School London
Guildford High School  Surrey
Haberdashers Monmouth
Hamlets, The Merseyside
Embly School Surrey
Heatherton House School Hertfordshire
Howell's School  Cardiff
Hull Collegiate School  East Yorkshire
Hulme Court Preparatory School  Oldham
Ipswich High School Ipswich
Kensington Preparatory School  London
King Henry VIII School Coventry
King Henry VIII Preparatory School Coventry
Kingston Grammar School Surrey
Lady of Sion Sussex
Langley School Norfolk
Licensed Victuallers School Ascot
Lincoln Minster School  Lincolnshire
Manchester High School for Girls Manchester
Millfield School Somerset
Mill Hill School London
Milton Abbey School Dorset
The Mount International School London

Mount School, The

Mount St Mary's College Derbyshire
Mulberry House  Yorkshire
Newcastle High School for Girls Newcastle
Newcastle Under Lyme Shropshire
Northampton High  Northampton
Northease Manor, East Sussex East Sussex
Norwich High School  Norwich
Northwood College  Norwich
Notting Hill and Ealing High School  London
Nottingham High School for Girls  Nottingham

Notre Dame


Oldham Hulme Hall Grammar School 

Oldham Hulme Grammar School for Girls  Oldham
Oldham Hulme Kindergarten  Oldham

Old Palace School 

Oswestry School Shropshire
Oxford High School Oxford
Plymouth College Devon
Portsmouth High School  Portsmouth
Princess Helena College Hertfordshire
Putney High School  London
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School  Yorkshire
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Junior School Yorkshire
Rendcomb College Gloucestershire
Rowan Prep School London
Royal High School Bath  Bath

Ruthin School

Sheffield High School  Sheffield
Shrewsbury High School  Shrewsbury
South Hampstead High School  London
St Albans High School Hertfordshire
St Catherine's Middlesex
St Edwards Oxford
St Edwards Gloucestershire
St Francis’ College Hertfordshire
St John's on the Hill Gloucestershire
St Margaret's School Wiltshire
St Mary's School Wiltshire
Stamford High School Lincolnshire
Stamford Junior School Lincolnshire
Stamford School Lincolnshire
St Ives School Surrey
St Peter’s York
Streatham Hill and Clapham High School  London
Surbiton High School  Surrey
Sutton High School  Surrey
Sydenham High School  London
Thornton College Buckingham

Trinity School 

Wakefield High School for Girls  Yorkshire
Wakefield High School for Girls Junior School  Yorkshire
Wellesley House Kent
Wellington School Somerset

Whitgift School 

Wimbledon High School  London
Winchester College Hampshire
Wycliffe College Gloucestershire
There are a number of other independent schools that wish to remain anonymous.
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