Bridge of Earn, Perth, Perthshire PH2 9BQ
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Kilgraston Junior 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 3 miles.
Kilgraston Junior School is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (10%/90%) between the ages of 5 and 12 years. The school turned co-ed in September 2021. Boarding from Year 4 for the 10% of girls who board. All are full boarders. 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 Kilgraston School, an all-through school to age 18. Day fees at Kilgraston Junior School range from £4,470 (Junior 1) to £5,940 per term (2023/24). Full boarding fees are £9,910 per term.
Average class size
Kilgraston Junior School is a small school, with mixed-age classes, and an average class size of 13.
At the end of Primary 7, most Junior School girls move up to the girls only Kilgraston School. There hasn’t yet been a leaving cohort of boys.
The Kilgraston Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is guided by the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence and the ISEB Common Entrance curriculum. It also includes PSHE, Ethical Enterprise, French, Latin. School values are informed by Catholic social morality. There is regular collective worship and prayer, and observance of Catholic celebrations. 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 and residential trips from Primary 7.
Specialist teachers for music, art, languages, computing, drama and sport throughout, and for all subjects from Primary 7 when pupils take their lessons in the senior school.
Sport at Kilgraston Junior School
Four PE and games sessions per week. 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 Kilgraston Junior School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Primary 3. Choir, orchestra, and some instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
The school day runs from 8.00am to 6.00pm, with activities. Occasional boarding facility. Minibus service.
Find another school near Kilgraston Junior School
Kilgraston School (0 miles); Strathallan School (2.3 miles); Glenalmond College (14.5 miles).