33 Kirklee Road, Glasgow G12 0SW
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Kelvinside Academy, Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 80. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Glasgow and one of the 3 best primary schools for 1.5 miles.
Kelvinside Academy, Junior School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 1 and 12 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of Kelvinside Academy, an all-through school to age 18. Kelvinside Academy, Junior School fees range from £3,497 (Rec) to £4,700 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Kelvinside Academy, Junior School usually has two classes per year, but sometimes one in some year groups, and an average class size of 15 pupils.
At the end of Primary 7, most Junior School pupils move up to Kelvinside Academy.
The Kelvinside Academy, Junior School curriculum
School curriculum follows the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence and also includes PSHE, French, Spanish. As well as developing skills through cross-curricular social studies and science/STEM projects the school is developing age-appropriate innovation projects from its NuVu pedagogy and facilities, currently aimed at Senior School pupils. All pupils, from J1 upwards, have a dedicated iPad to facilitate learning. 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. Outdoor learning for all year groups including adventure residentials from J4. The Minerva Challenge is a Duke of Edinburgh type scheme encouraging pupils in J4, J5, and J6 to engage in sport, a new skill, outdoor adventure challenges, and community.
Specialist teachers for sport and music throughout, for languages from J1, for art and drama from J5, and for science, DT, and computing in J7.
Sport at Kelvinside Academy, Junior School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from J3.
The Arts at Kelvinside Academy, Junior School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and up to half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Junior 3. Two choirs, an orchestra and some instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Kelvinside Academy, Junior School
Kelvinside Academy (0 miles); The Glasgow Academy (1 mile); The High School of Glasgow Senior Division (1.7 miles).