Co-educational Prep and Senior School

"When I arrived, the friendly atmosphere at the school was overwhelming and I knew instantly that I had made the right choice." Pupil

Dollar is one of the UK’s leading Independent Schools, providing boarding and day education for boys and girls aged 5-18.

Founded in 1818, Dollar Academy has a proud heritage and an outstanding academic reputation. The school helps students develop the enthusiasm, ability and ambition to successfully meet the challenges of university and beyond.

Excellent teaching is important here, but your child will take as much from the core values of honesty, kindness, respect and responsibility which are embedded in every aspect of life at Dollar. It goes without saying that pupils here achieve excellent exam results and are highly successful in winning places at top universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and St Andrews.

Boarding at Dollar is first class. Pupils have a full boarding experience with excellent accommodation and care, a wide range of after-school and weekend activities, and access to the school’s outstanding sports and recreation facilities.

Dollar is conveniently located 45 minutes from Edinburgh Airport, which has daily Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways flights direct to Doha and Abu Dhabi, and 60 minutes from Glasgow Airport, which has twice-daily Emirate Airlines flights direct to Dubai.


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HeadMr David Knapman
School TypeCombined co-education school
Junior Age5 - 12
Senior Age Range12 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Jnr Boarding Fees£9,120.00 per term
Snr Boarding Fees£9,711.00 per term
Sixth Form£9,711.00 per term
Forces Discount20%
Total Students1221
Youngest Boarder10
Junior Boarders6
Senior Boarders78
Int'l Students35
Closest Airport 1Edinburgh (52.8km)
Closest Airport 2Glasgow (72km)
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