Junior and Preparatory Schools

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Preparatory schools educate children up to the age of 13. Primary or Junior Schools admit children from Primary 1 (age 5) to Primary 7 (age 11), after which they make the transition to Senior School.

 

School Name Address Ages Type
Al- Qalam Primary School 159 Nithsdale Road Glasgow G41 5QS 5 - 12 Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School
Albyn School 17-23 Queens Road Aberdeen AB15 4PB 3 - 18 All Through School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, School with Nursery, Senior School
Ardvreck School Gwydyr Road Crieff Perthshire PH7 4EX 3 - 13 Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, School with Nursery
Beaconhurst 52 Kenilworth Road Bridge of Allan FK9 4RR 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
Belhaven Hill Belhaven Hill Dunbar East Lothian EH42 1XL 7 - 13 Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding
Belmont House School Sandringham Avenue Newton Mearns Glasgow G77 5DU 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
Cargilfield 45 Gamekeeper's Road, Edinburgh EH4 6HU 3 - 13 Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, School with Nursery
Cedars School of Excellence 31 Ardgowan Square Greenock PA16 8NJ 5 - 18 All Through School, Junior and Preparatory School, Senior School
Clifton Hall School Clifton Hall School Newbridge Edinburgh EH28 8LQ 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
The Compass School 11 West Road Haddington EH41 3RD 4 - 12 Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery
Craigclowan Preparatory School Edinburgh Road Perth PH2 8PS 3 - 13 Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery
Craigholme School 72 St Andrew's Drive Pollokshields Glasgow G41 4HS 3 - 18 All Through School, Girls` School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
Dollar Academy Dollar Academy Dollar Clackmannanshire FK14 7DU 5 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, Senior School
The Edinburgh Academy 42 Henderson Row Edinburgh EH3 5BL 2 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
Edinburgh Montessori Arts School 18N Liberton Brae Edinburgh EH16 6AE 1 - 12 Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery
Edinburgh Steiner School 60 Spylaw Road Edinburgh EH10 5BR 3.5 - 18 All Through School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
ESMS Junior School Queensferry Road Edinburgh EH4 3EZ 3 - 12 Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, School with Nursery
Fernhill School Fernbrae Avenue Rutherglen Glasgow G73 4SG 2 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
Fettes College Carrington Road Edinburgh EH4 1QX 7 - 18 Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, Senior School
George Heriot's School George Heriot's School Lauriston Place Edinburgh EH3 9EQ 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
George Watson's College Colinton Road Edinburgh EH10 5EG 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
The Glasgow Academy Colebrooke Street Glasgow G12 8HE 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
Gordonstoun School Gordonstoun School Elgin Moray IV30 5RF 7 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, Senior School
Hamilton College Bothwell Road Hamilton ML3 0AY 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
High School of Dundee Euclid Crescent Dundee DD1 1HU 3 - 18 All Through School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
The High School of Glasgow 637 Crow Road Glasgow G13 1PL 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, Senior School
Hutchesons' Grammar School 21 Beaton Road Pollokshields Glasgow G41 4NW 4 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, Senior School
International School of Aberdeen Pitfodels House North Deeside Road Pitfodels Cults Aberdeen AB15 9PN 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
Kelvinside Academy 33 Kirklee Road GLASGOW G12 0SW 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
Kilgraston School Kilgraston School Bridge of Earn Perthshire PH2 9BQ 5 - 18 All Through School, Girls` School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, Senior School
Lathallan School Brotherton Castle Johnshaven by Montrose DD10 0HN 0 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, School with Nursery, Senior School
Lomond School 10 Stafford Street Helensburgh G84 9JX 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, School with Nursery, Senior School
Loretto School 1 - 7 Linkfield Road Musselburgh East Lothian Scotland EH21 7RE 0 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, School with Nursery, Senior School
Merchiston Castle School Merchiston Castle School Colinton Edinburgh EH13 0PU 7 - 18 All Through School, Boys` School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, Senior School
Morrisons Academy Ferntower Road Crieff PH7 3AN 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
Robert Gordon's College Schoolhill Aberdeen AB10 1FE 4 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
St Aloysius College 45 Hill Street Glasgow G3 6RJ 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
St Columba's School Duchal Road Kilmacolm PA13 4AU 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
St George's School for Girls Garscube Terrace Edinburgh EH12 6BG 2 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational (Nursery Only), Girls` School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, School with Nursery, Senior School
St Leonards School St Leonards School St Andrews Fife KY16 9QJ 5 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, Senior School
St Margaret's School for Girls 15-17 Albyn Place ABERDEEN AB10 1RU 3 - 18 All Through School, Girls` School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
St Mary's Music School Coates Hall 25 Grosvenor Crescent Edinburgh EH12 5EL 9 - 19 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, Senior School
St Mary's Preparatory School Abbey Park Melrose Roxburghshire TD6 9LN 2 - 13 Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, School with Nursery
Wellington School, Ayr Carleton Turrets 1 Craigweil Road Ayr KA7 2XH 3 - 18 All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Nursery, Senior School
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