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School Fees

School Fees

School Year 2019-2020

Application Fee – (Payable with the application form) – £100

Guarantee Deposit (Payable with acceptance of a place and refunded at the end of last term).
Boarding – £1,500
Day – £750
International – £3,500

Boarding Fees (per term)
Senior School – (Lower Fourth – Upper Sixth) – £10,345
Junior School – (Upper Second – Upper Third) – £7,905

International Fees (per term)
Senior School – (Lower Fourth – Upper Sixth) – £11,185
Junior School – (Upper Second – Upper Third) – £9,095

Day Fees (per term)

Senior School –
Lower Fourth – Upper Sixth – £6,060

Junior School –
Lower Third – Upper Third – £4,740
Reception – Upper Second – £3,630

The above fees include all meals for Boarders and lunch for Day Pupils. Also included are books (except for special books which the pupils retain), stationery, laundry for Boarders and the cost of enrolment in the ISCO careers and Higher Education Guidance Service for Senior pupils. Examination fees for pupils in Upper Fifth to Upper Sixth are excluded and are charged individually.

The School requires all parents resident abroad to appoint a guardian.

Day Pupil’s overnight stay (where space allows) – £50 per night


Where two or more children of one family are at School together, the following reductions from fees will be made:

Second Child at School: 10%
Third Child at School: 25%
Fourth Child at School: 50%
Services Discount: 10%

There are also reciprocal discounts with Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh.

In the event that a parent wishes to withdraw a pupil from Kilgraston a full term’s written notice is required to be given to the Headmistress. In the event that provisional notice is given this is only valid for the term in which it is given. In the event that a full term’s notice of withdrawal is not received a full term’s fees in lieu of notice will be due and payable at the rate that would have applied had the pupil attended school.

Fees must be paid in full by the first day of each term.