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Boarding schools in Scotland

Are you looking for a boarding school in Scotland? Search here to find and compare independent Scottish boarding schools.

You will find all schools with boarding facilities in Scotland listed at the bottom of this page. 

You can also use the filters in the box below to narrow down your boarding school search: you can select boys' schools or girls' schools, prep schools, senior schools, sixth form colleges, or find the nearest boarding school to you with our postcode search.

Click on a school's name for more information. Those boarding schools with full profiles appear at the top of the listings in highlighted panels. Some schools provide links to their social media and you can also watch school videos. 

Many boarding schools are members of the Boarding Schools' Association, which is a good source of advice for families looking for more information about boarding.  

You can also find a number of articles about boarding and independent schools on this site, as well as school news and important information about the independent school sector.

These search results are from  www.schoolsearch.co.uk, the online guide to independent schools in the UK, in partnership with John Catt's Which School? guidebook and John Catt's Preparatory Schools. We hope you find the perfect school for your child!

If you have any further questions or enquiries about independent education or a particular independent school, please get in touch with us at enquiries@johncatt.com



Ardvreck School

Crieff,
PH7 4EX,
Perth & Kinross

www.ardvreckschool.co.uk

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior.

Read more about Ardvreck School

Gordonstoun

Elgin,
IV30 5RF,
Moray

www.gordonstoun.org.uk

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Read more about Gordonstoun

Lomond School

10 Stafford Street,
Helensburgh,
G84 9JX,
Argyll & Bute

www.lomondschool.com

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Read more about Lomond School

Merchiston Castle School

294 Colinton Road,
Edinburgh,
EH13 0PU

www.merchiston.co.uk

Boys, Boarding, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Read more about Merchiston Castle School

Strathallan School

Forgandenny,
Perth,
PH2 9EG,
Perth & Kinross

www.strathallan.co.uk

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Read more about Strathallan School

Basil Paterson Tutorial College

66 Queen Street,
Edinburgh,
EH2 4NA

Co-educational, Boarding, Day.

Belhaven Hill

Dunbar,
EH42 1NN,
East Lothian

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Preparatory.

Cargilfield School

45 Gamekeeper’s Road,
Edinburgh,
EH4 6HU

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Dollar Academy

Dollar,
FK14 7DU,
Clackmannanshire

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Fettes College

Carrington Road,
Edinburgh,
EH4 1QX

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Glenalmond College, Perth

Glenalmond,
Perth,
PH1 3RY,
Perth & Kinross

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Kilgraston School

Bridge of Earn,
Perth,
PH2 9BQ,
Perth & Kinross

Girls, Boarding, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Lathallan School

Brotherton Castle,
Johnshaven,
Montrose,
DD10 0HN,
Angus

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Loretto Junior School

North Esk Lodge,
1 North High Street,
Musselburgh,
EH21 6JA,
East Lothian

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Loretto School

Linkfield Road,
Musselburgh,
EH21 7RE,
East Lothian

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Queen Victoria School

Dunblane,
FK15 0JY,
Perthshire

Co-educational, Boarding, Senior, Sixth Form.

St George's School for Girls

Garscube Terrace,
Edinburgh,
EH12 6BG

Girls, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

St Leonards School

St Andrews,
KY16 9QJ,
Fife

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

St Mary's Music School

Coates Hall,
25 Grosvenor Crescent,
Edinburgh,
EH12 5EL

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

St Mary's Prep School

Abbey Park,
Melrose,
TD6 9LN,
Borders

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Stewart's Melville College

Queensferry Road,
Edinburgh,
EH4 3EZ

Boys, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

The Mary Erskine School

Ravelston,
Edinburgh,
EH4 3NT

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Wallace College

12 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh,
EH1 1EE

Co-educational, Boarding, Day.