School Data

Gender Mixed
Age 3 - 13
Type Boarding Day School Weekly Boarding
Size 140 pupils
Bursaries Available
Headteacher: Mrs Ali Kinge

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Every day is an Open Day at Ardvreck School! Please do get in touch to arrange a bespoke visit. We look forward to hearing from you and showing you our wonderful school!

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We are conscious of the cost of independent schooling and are dedicated to providing the best education through small class sizes, enthusiastic and skilled teachers and a wide-ranging co-curricular programme. We know that some families need financial assistance, for more information please contact the bursar.

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Ardvreck School

Gwydyr Road, Crieff, Scotland, PH7 4EX

Ardvreck School

Gwydyr Road, Crieff, Scotland, PH7 4EX

Ardvreck School, named Independent Prep School of the Year 2022, is a hidden gem of a boarding and day preparatory school, offering a unique, educational experience to children from the age of 3 to 13.

Known for their academic and adventurous approach to education, Ardvreck School is located in the heart of rural Perthshire and within an hour’s reach of Glasgow and Edinburgh airports.

Head's Welcome

Our magical “school on the hill” is a unique community with an unmatched spirit of achievement and sense of educational adventure. Our inspirational teachers and staff body are committed to making every child become altruistic, curious, and courageous. Our pupils are encouraged to cast their nets wide, to have big dreams and be ambitious, all the while surrounded by a nurturing environment and a curriculum so creative and thrilling young minds cannot help but have a tenacious thirst for learning.

Words and photographs are simply not enough to convey the vitality and enthusiasm that are the hallmark of Ardvreck, and I would urge you to arrange a visit to experience the school at first hand. I can guarantee a very warm welcome.


In breathtaking Perthshire countryside, Ardvreck Preparatory School nurtures and educates your children in a caring, and loving, family environment.

All visitors gasp at the awe-inspiring views of doorstep Munros as they make their way up the school’s sweeping drive. Their attention is soon diverted to the even more thrilling spectacle of laughing, be-kilted and wellied children hanging out of trees, hiding in Dens or building dams in the burn which flows down the Headmistress’ lawn.

This is most definitely the school every grown-up wishes they had attended as a child. It’s where kindness, courtesy and good manners are at the forefront of every human interaction. It’s an environment where working hard and playing hard are of equal importance and where good humour and fun permeate every undertaking.

Over the past three years, 74 scholarships have been awarded to Ardvreck pupils to Senior schools of their choice. It will come as no surprise, that Head Teachers from senior schools all over the UK are very keen to enlist Ardvreck pupils.

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