Welcome to Long Close Private School in Berkshire

Long Close is a multi-cultural, co-educational, independent school for ages 2-16 years. We are proud to have been delivering an outstanding all round education for children in and around our local community for over 75 years.

Located in Slough, Berkshire, close to the popular town of Windsor, our school enjoys the premium facilities and a culture of academic success you would expect from a leading private school.


Due to recent news shared with parents at a local independent school, Long Close School are delighted to confirm we are now offering places from January 2018.

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Here are some of the reasons why we think you should choose our school.

'Outstanding in all areas' SIS Inspection Report

Long Close School was graded ‘outstanding’ in all four areas of the latest SIS Inspection report: the quality of education; pupils’ personal development; safeguarding pupils’ welfare, health and safety; and leadership, management and governance.

Outstanding Nursery provision

Our Nursery was also graded ‘outstanding’ in all areas in its latest SIS inspection report. This is underpinned by our use of the Bristol Standards to support and improve the quality and effectiveness of our Early Years provision.

Excellent SATs and 11+ results

In 2016, 71% of all pupils in Year 6 achieved the expected standard in all three subjects compared with the national average of 53%. In mathematics, 87% reached the standard compared to a national average of 70%.

Achieving higher GCSE results

The 2017 GCSE results build on the excellent results seen in previous years and continue the theme with a 100% success rate. This year, 46% of grades were at A*-A and 96% of grades were at A*-C.