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    Rolling hills, unspoilt open moor, and all just 45 minutes from Edinburgh, Kilgraston is proud to offer children a stunning and safe Scottish countryside campus in which to learn and grow. Situated in 54 acres of the best Scottish parkland, we follow the Scottish Examination system of National Fives, Highers and Advanced Highers. Our 2023 results are well above the national average across all three levels. At National Five, Kilgraston pupils achieve an A pass rate of 51%, nationally for girls this is 35.4%. In Advanced Higher level, 42% of Kilgraston pupils achieves an A pass rate against a national average of 33.8%.

    Category: Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Co-ed Prep with girls senior school

    Type: Boarding and Day

    Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

    Roll: 0 Boys / 200 Girls

    Day pupils: 160

    Boarder Number: 40

    Age Range: Girls 5-18 years; Boys 5-12 years

    Founded: 1930

    Location Description

    A 54 acre countryside campus only 45 minutes north of Edinburgh, on the edge of the village of Bridge of Earn.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Mrs Tanya Davie

    Bridge of Earn, Perth, Perth and Kinross, PH2 9BQ

    Tel: 01738 812257



    Science Centre, eight tennis courts, a full-sized hockey pitch, Sixth Form Study Centre, boarding accommodation, 25m indoor swimming pool, climbing wall, gym, indoor sports hall, recording studio and Scotland’s only on-site school equestrian centre


    Scholarships are solely awarded as means of recognising achievement and excellence, whether academic or for outstanding ability, in art, music or sport and in Lower Sixth there is an additional drama award.

    All scholarships are honorary with no remission of fees attached, and available for entry into U3/P7 onwards.

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    Entrance Requirements

    To be enrolled or registered at Kilgraston please contact



    Day Fees (per term)

    Senior School – Lower Fourth – Upper Sixth – £7,595

    Junior School –Lower Third – Upper Third – £5,940

    Reception – Upper Second – £4,470


    Boarding Fees (per term)

    Senior School – (Lower Fourth – Upper Sixth) – £12,970

    Junior School – (Upper Second – Upper Third) – £9,910


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    For a comprehensive Prospectus Pack and full details of fees, please contact the school. Telephone: +44 (0)1738 812257 or e-mail:


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