Edinburgh Road, Perth, Perth & Kinross PH2 8PS
10 reasons to choose Craigclowan Preparatory School
Craigclowan Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 83. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Perth and one of the 3 best primary schools for 5 miles.
Craigclowan Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 13 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Craigclowan Preparatory School fees are £5,730 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Craigclowan Preparatory School has one class or two classes per year, and an average class size of 14 pupils.
Destinations for Craigclowan Preparatory School leavers are mainly 10 Scottish independent day and boarding schools. No particular destination dominates. Some, a minority, head to English schools.
The Craigclowan Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence to Primary 5 and then the ISEB Common Entrance curriculum. It also includes PSHE, French, Latin. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers. An outdoor learning programme for all year groups; Forest School to Primary 4, and Bushcraft Skills from Primary 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, and for most subjects from Primary 6.
Sport at Craigclowan Preparatory School
School offers over 15 different sports. Every pupil represents the school in a team sport. Competitive teams in major sports from Primary 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in hockey.
The Arts at Craigclowan Preparatory School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and two-thirds take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Primary 3. Two choirs, a pipe band and several instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 6.00pm. Minibus service.