Fernbrae Avenue, Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire G73 4SG
10 reasons to choose Fernhill School Primary
Fernhill School Primary has a Schoolsmith Score® of 76. It is one of the best independent prep schools in South Lanarkshire and one of the 6 best primary schools for 7 miles.
Fernhill School Primary is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 12 years. It is a Roman Catholic school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of Fernhill School, an all-through school to age 18. Fernhill School Primary fees range from £3,221 (Rec) to £4,420 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Fernhill School Primary has one class per year and an average class size of 14 pupils.
At the end of Primary 7 most pupils move up to Fernhill School.
The Fernhill School Primary curriculum
School curriculum follow the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence, emphasising Catholic social morality. There is preparation for the Holy Sacraments. The curriculum also includes PSHE, French. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, outdoor learning for all year groups and residential trips from Primary 7.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages, art, DT and computing throughout, and for most subjects from Primary 6.
Sport at Fernhill School Primary
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Primary 3.
The Arts at Fernhill School Primary
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 about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Primary 3. Choir and some instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.15am to 6.00pm.