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Bridge of Earn, Perthshire, Scotland PH2 9BQ

Age Range & Fees

Age Range5 to 18
Annual Day Fees *£11550 to £19635
Annual Weekly Boarding Fees *£0 to £0
Annual Full Boarding Fees *£25620 to £36240
* Currency: GB Pound

Number of Pupils

Boys Girls
0Full Boarding89
0Weekly Boarding0

Number of Staff

Full-time: 60
Part-time: 2

GCSE Pass Rate - Age 16

Pass Rate - Age 18

Exams at age 18

Higher Education

Pupils who went on to Higher Education
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Dorothy MacGinty

Kilgraston is a dynamic school. It is distinctive and remarkable and offers a world-class education that is both academic and personal. Set in 54 acres of stunning Scottish parkland in Perthshire, Kilgraston offers girls security and space to grow and develop while providing a tranquil and gentle-paced environment for the girls to concentrate without distraction.


In February 2019, Kilgraston received a glowing report from HM Inspectors who gave the School 'very good' ratings all round. It has also continued to build on an impressive academic record which in 2016 saw it named as 'top performing independent school for Advanced Highers' by

In August 2020, for example, 94% of grades were A-B at Advanced Higher against a national average of 74%. This year's results also show a particular strength in STEM subjects with 48% of girls go on to study a STEM related undergraduate course amd Kilgraston has an exceptional reptuation for girls gaining entry into top Scottish universities.


Kilgraston offers a happy and safe boarding community from the age of 8 and outstanding pastoral care is provided by each of the Housemistresses on the 4 boarding houses, which are connected to the main school, allowing access to the exceptional facilities. The Housemistresses and their assistants work closely with tutors to put pastoral care at the heart of the School, whilst older girls act as big sisters to the younger girls. The girls have an active social calendar with sports fixtures, musical performances, excursions and many socials with partner schools.

Clubs and Activities

Kilgraston's 54 acres offers an enviable range of sporting facilities including an international sized all-weather hockey astroturf, sports hall, tennis courts, fitness room, equestrian centre and a 25m indoor swimming pool. Kilgraston currently has girls representing Scotland in Hockey and Netball.

Music is a key part of the Kilgraston community, which is reflected in the busy calendar of events throughout the year including the annual Christmas Concert. Girls represent the school in regional and national orchestras and choirs. In Drama, pupils take the LAMDA examinations and partake in plays, musicals and house drama competitions. The Art Department are renowned for their outstanding creativity and artwork, in which girls win top art awards at competitions across Scotland.

Kilgraston also offers over 50 additional clubs and activities.
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The certainty and security of full-time teaching at Kilgraston gives my daughter security in such uncertain times. This familiarity keeps her happy, motivated and engaged and as a plus is developing future study organisation and planning life skills for busines, college or university."

What we offer

  • Business studies
  • Classics
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Environmental studies
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Photography
  • Ancient Greek
  • Chinese
  • English
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Cross-country
  • Fencing
  • Fitness training
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Martial arts
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Water sports
  • Adventure training
  • Ballet
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Horse riding and management
  • Language club
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Skiing
  • Yoga
  • Young Enterprise
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Jazz
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • After school club
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of services' children
  • Particular diets
  • Rail/Airport services
  • School bus service
  • Dyslexia

Method of Entry

  • Assessment
  • Interview
  • This is a non-selective school
  • Report from previous school
  • Scholarship or bursary exam
  • Scholarship exam
  • Taster days

Scholarships & Bursaries

  • Other bursaries
  • Academic
  • Armed forces discounts or bursaries
  • Art
  • Junior school entry
  • Siblings
  • Music
  • Financial need
  • Senior school entry
  • Boarding
  • Other scholarships
  • Teaching
  • 6th Form
  • Sport
  • Means tested bursaries

Curriculum and Exams:

  • AQA
    Assessments and Qualifications Alliance
    International English Language Testing
  • OCR
    Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations
  • SQA
    Scottish Qualifications Authority

Religious Affliations:

  • Roman Catholic

Teaching Languages:

  • English
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