Schools in Scotland

Merchiston

BASIL PATERSON

Contact

: Head (School): Hannah Bienge, Head (College): Susan Shaw

Ages

: Boys/Girls: 14+ years 

Attendance

: Day

No. of Students

: 80
66 Queen Street
Edinburgh
EH2 4NA
Tel. +44(0)131 225 3802

 
Basil Paterson is a small school, focused on examination success and to the development of our pupils both as learners and as individuals. Our Middle School campus on Queen Street offers a mix of GCSE and IGCSE courses to learners in S3 and S4 (14-16yrs).
The Tutorial College, located next door, offers tuition in both Scottish and English qualifications: Highers, Advanced Highers and A-Levels. We are an external exam centre.
 

BEACONHURST SCHOOL

Contact

: Headmaster, Mr John P Owen

Ages

: Boys/Girls: 3 - 18 years 

Attendance

: Day

No. of Students

: 400

Religious Affiliation

: Non-denominational
Kenilworth Road
Bridge of Allan
Stirling
FK9 4RR
Tel. +44(0)1786 832146
Fax.+44(0)1786 833415

 
Beaconhurst has forged an identity of delivering a personal, flexible educational experience by offering an integrated curriculum from three to eighteen, in which focus on the individual is paramount. Learning should be fun, challenging and above all engaging – features that Beaconhurst pupils embrace every day. A school should be a community in which everyone is listened to, provided for and nurtured to achieve their potential – reasons why parents choose Beaconhurst for their children.
 

BELMONT HOUSE SCHOOL

Contact

: Mr Stuart McCulloch, Headmaster

Ages

: Boys/Girls: 3-18 years 

Attendance

: Day

No. of Students

: 340

Religious Affiliation

: Non-denominational
Sandringham Avenue
Newton Mearns
Glasgow
G77 5DU
Tel. +44(0)141 639 2922
Fax.+44(0)141 639 9860

 
Founded in 1929, Belmont House School is situated in the Broom Estate, Newton Mearns, just seven miles form the centre of Glasgow. Belmont prides itself in having among the smallest class sizes in Scotland, resulting in a friendly and caring environment where maximum individual attention allows all pupils to reach their full potential. The School's reputation for excellence has been founded upon the fostering of traditional values, such as respect, confidence and social skills, coupled with a strong emphasis on pupil-centred learning and personal development.
 

THE GORDONSTOUN SCHOOLS

The Principal

: Mr M.C.Pyper

Ages

: Boys/Girls: 8-18 years 

Attendance

: Day & Boarding 

No. of Students

: 500

Religious Affiliation

: Inter Denominational
Duffus
Elgin
Moray
IV30 5RF
Tel. +44(0)1343 837837
Fax.+44(0)01343 837808

 
The Gordonstoun Schools are made up of Aberlour House Preparatory School, Gordonstoun itself and the Gordonstoun International Summer School.
 

KILGRASTON SCHOOL

Contact

: Mrs Barbara McGarva, Admissions

Ages

: Boys: 2½ - 5 years  Girls: 2½ - 18 years 

Attendance

: Day & Boarding

No. of Students

: 325

Religious Affiliation

: Catholic, but welcomes girls of all faiths and none
Bridge of Earn
Perth
Perthshire
PH2 9BQ
Tel. +44(0)1738 812257
Fax.+44(0)1738 812973

 
Kilgraston is Scotland's leading independent day and boarding school for girls (day boys from 2½ - 5 years) located in its own stunning 54 acres of parkland. Full boarding is provided to girls between the ages of 8 and 18. Excellent academic results, superb facilities, outstanding pastoral care
 

KILGRASTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL & NURSERY

Contact

: Mrs Barbara McGarva, Admissions

Ages

: Boys: 2½ - 5 years  Girls: 2½ - 13 years 

Attendance

: Day & Boarding

No. of Students

: 120

Religious Affiliation

: Roman Catholic but welcomes children of all faiths and none
Bridge of Earn
Perth
Perthshire
PH2 9BQ
Tel. +44(0)1738 812257
Fax.+44(0)1738 813410

 
Kilgraston Preparatory School and Nursery are an integral part of Kilgraston which is Scotland's leading independent day and boarding school for girls (day boys from 2½ - 5 years) located in its own stunning 54 acres of parkland. Full boarding is provided to girls between the ages of 8 and 18. Excellent academic results, superb facilities, outstanding pastoral care
 

LATHALLAN SCHOOL

Contact

: Gemma MacGregor, Admissions Officer

Ages

: Boys/Girls: 0 - 18 years 

Attendance

: Day, Boarding & Flexi-Boarding

No. of Students

: 165

Religious Affiliation

: Non Denominational
Brotherton Castle
Johnshaven
Angus
DD10 0HN
Tel. +44(0)1561 362220

 
Lathallan School is a Scottish independent co-educational day and boarding school offering an outstanding Nursery, Primary and Secondary education. Our castle by the sea offers accommodation to pupils who wish to be full, weekly or flexi boarders.
Lathallan School inspires its pupils to achieve beyond their expectations, concentrating on its ethos which is based on three main principles - the importance of the individual, inspiration and challenge.
 

LORETTO

Headmaster

: Mr Peter Hogan, B Com PGCE MA FCollT

Ages

: Boys/Girls: 3 - 18 years 

Attendance

: Day, Boarding, and Flexi-boarding

No. of Students

: 530

Religious Affiliation

: C of E
Linkfield Road
Musselburgh
Nr Edinburgh
East Lothian
EH21 7RE
Tel. +44(0)131 653 4444

 
Loretto is well known for its relaxed family atmosphere, traditional values and emphasis on the development of the whole person. The School is particularly renowned for its music, drama and art.
The Loretto Golf Academy was established as the UK's first school golf academy in 2002 and attracts many talented golf scholars from around the world.
 

MERCHISTON CASTLE SCHOOL

Headmaster

: Andrew Hunter BA

Ages

: Boys: 7 - 18 years 

Attendance

: Day (138) Boarding (292)

No. of Students

: 430

Religious Affiliation

: Inter Denominational
Colinton
EDINBURGH
EH13 0PU
Tel. +44(0)131 312 2200
Fax.+44(0)131 441 6060


Merchiston
A leading British Independent School situated in Scotland's capital city offering an outstanding, balanced all-round education. It's many strengths include impressive academic and sporting results, learning support and, a full weekend timetable.
Merchiston

STRATHALLAN SCHOOL

Headmaster

: Mr B K Thompson

Ages

: Boys/Girls: 9 - 18 years 

Attendance

: Day & Boarding

No. of Students

: 548

Religious Affiliation

: Inter Denominational
Forgandenny
Perth
Perthshire
PH2 9EG
Tel. +44(0)1738 812546
Fax.+44(0)1738 812549

 
Strathallan School, one of Scotland's leading independent boarding and day schools, is for boys and girls aged 9-18. Throughout Strathallan, the supportive environment values the strengths of each pupil creating opportunities for all to excel. The ideals of responsibility, tolerance and integrity are developed, encouraging pupils to become happy, confident and well-adjusted. Top A Level School in Scotland 2009 & 2010 (FT, Independent Schools Special Report)