St Andrews, Fife KY16 9QJ
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St Leonards Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 81. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Fife and the best primary school for 10 miles.
St Leonards Junior School is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of St Leonards School, an all-through school to age 18. Day fees at St Leonards Junior School range from £3,862 (Junior 1) to £5,886 per term (2023/24). Full boarding fees range from £9,464 to £11,504 per term.
Average class size
St Leonards Junior School has one class per year to P3, two from P4, and an average class size of 15 pupils.
At the end of Primary 7 most Junior pupils move up to St Leonard’s School.
The St Leonards Junior School curriculum
School follows the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the first year of the Middle Years Programme. Half-termly combined ‘units of inquiry’ draw the academic strands together. Curriculum also includes PSHE, French, Spanish, Latin. 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 a residential trip in Primary 6.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, art, drama, and languages throughout.
Sport at St Leonards 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 St Leonards 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. Three choirs, an orchestra and several instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.