Schoolhill, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire AB10 1FE
10 reasons to choose Robert Gordon's College, Junior School
Robert Gordon’s College, Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 83. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Aberdeen and one of the 3 best primary schools for 1.5 miles.
Robert Gordon’s College, Junior School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 12 years. The school has an academically selective admissions policy from Year 4. It is the junior division of Robert Gordon’s College, an all-through school to age 18. Robert Gordon’s College, Junior School fees range from £3,393 (Rec) to £4,610 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Robert Gordon’s College, Junior School has three classes per year to P5, four from P6, and an average class size of 18 pupils.
At the end of Primary 7, most Junior School pupils move up to Robert Gordon’s College.
The Robert Gordon's College, Junior School curriculum
School curriculum follows the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence, with an emphasis on cross-curricular linking, beyond social studies. It also includes PSHE, French. Each pupil may participate in over 10 different 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 5. Older pupils participate in the John Muir Award.
Specialist teachers for music, art, drama, science, languages and sport throughout.
Sport at Robert Gordon's College, Junior School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Primary 3.
The Arts at Robert Gordon's College, 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 Primary 3. Choir, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. The school is one of the top 50 UK prep schools for the breadth of its creative and performing arts extra-curriculum.
Wraparound care from 7.00am to 6.00pm. Nursery open for 48 weeks of the year.