Clifton Hall School, Key Information for Parents

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Clifton Hall School located in Newbridge is a co-educational day school, admitting pupils between the ages of 3 and 18. The school emphasises its non-selective admissions policy and doesn’t put potential pupils through any entrance examinations. The school has an ethos that quality education should be open to all pupils, not just those who will boost the school’s league table ranking.

The school has a rich history and has taken various different forms since its inception in 1930. The school was originally a preparatory school exclusively for boys aged 5 to 13, and all pupils boarded on the campus.

Pupil Age Range 3 to 18
Boys or Girls Co-Educational
Number of Pupils 370
Day Fees Per Year £10,890
Boarding Fees Per Year n/a
6th Form Yes
Year Founded 1930
Nearest Airport Edinburgh
Religious Ethos None
Nearby School: Merchiston Castle
Nearby School: The George’s (Girls)
Area: All Edinburgh Independent Schools

 
The first notable transformation came around in 1964 when the school moved to a co-educational admissions policy. The next big development was the cessation of boarding between 1994 and 1996. At this time the school still only admitted children of primary age, however this changed in 2008 with the buy over of St Serf’s independent school. Clifton Hall sold the purchased school’s buildings and assets, giving vital funds to expand their own offering to include senior education as well.

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