Private Schools in Scotland

There are 51 Private Schools in Scotland which take pupils of high school age. This is a combination of full independent secondary schools with 6th forms and independent preparatory schools.
Edinburgh   Glasgow   Perth   Aberdeen

School Admissions

The majority of private schools in Scotland are academically selective and have an entrance examination and or interviews, learn the important secrets to passing Scottish school entrance exams.

School Tuition Fees

Day fees range from under £3,000 to over £26,000 across all of Scotland’s independent schools. Whereas Scotland’s private boarding school fees range from under £7,000 to over £32,000.

School Locations

The majority of Scottish private schools are located in central Scotland, which comprises of Glasgow, Edinburgh and the towns/areas in between. However, there are a good number of schools also in areas in the north of the country including Perthshire, Aberdeen and in Moray/Inverness.

Types of School

Scotland has a broad mixture of private schools including co-educational, boarding schools and day schools. You can use the quick selectors below to find schools by these types.

Scotland’s Independent Schools


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