St Columba's School is a coeducational independent day school for pupils aged 3–18, located in Kilmacolm, Scotland. As one of Scotland's highest achieving schools, the results obtained by our pupils are consistently among the highest pass rates and percentage As in the country. 

Our beautiful countryside location and excellent educational experience create a school environment which is challenging and vibrant. This allows pupils to consistently achieve outstanding examinations results and national success in debating, music and sport. Financial assistance and extensive bus routes are available.

Pupils can enter the school at any stage, from Early Years and Junior School to Senior School. For those who wish to join us for their Sixth Year we also offer a wide range of Advanced Higher subjects and are happy to discuss your options with you.

Open Events

There is no better way to experience the true atmosphere of St Columba's School than to come and see it for yourself - our Open Events provide the perfect opportunity for prospective and current families to see our Early Years, Junior and Senior Schools in action.

Families are welcome to visit both Junior School and Senior School to learn from staff and pupils about learning and teaching activities within the classrooms and beyond in our wide range of clubs and societies.  You will have the opportunity to meet with the Rector or Head of Junior School and our pupils will take tours of the School to provide you with a first hand, honest perspective on all aspects of life at St Columba's. 

Open Day - Thursday 1st March, 09:00-15:00 (Cancelled due to snow day, please contact the School to arrange a visit) 
Open Evening - Wednesday 25th April,18:00-21:00 for Senior School and 18:00-20:00 for Junior School - Rector's Welcome 19:15 in Senior School Main Hall.

Outwith these dates you are of course very welcome to arrange to visit at any time during the school year. 

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We would love to show you what we can offer your child please email Admissions or call Junior School on 01505 872768 or Senior School on 01505 872238 to make an appointment or to answer any queries that you may have.

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