Welcome to The Edinburgh Academy

Independent day school for boys and girls aged 2 to 18

The Edinburgh Academy is a city centre school with a friendly ethos.  If you are looking for a suitable Nursery, Junior School or Senior School in Edinburgh, there are many reasons to choose the Edinburgh Academy.  Our size allows us to cater for the unique talents, needs and ambitions of your son or daughter.

As well as striving for academic excellence, our pupils enjoy a full programme of co-curricular activities to ensure a well-rounded education.

We may be able to offer help with fees through our Bursary scheme and we provide Scholarships to reward and encourage excellence.

We hope you will find this website useful. To find out more, please feel free to contact us to arrange a visit.  You will be warmly welcomed.


The News Sheet
 News Sheet

Senior School Choir Success
The Edinburgh Academy Senior School Chamber Choir wins Barnardo’s National Choir Competition 2014

EA Passes Charitable Test
The School welcomes the decision of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) who have stated that the EdinburghAcademy passes the charitable test applied. The regulator’s decision shows recognition of the breadth of charitable support given by the Edinburgh Academy.

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EA Enterprise Merchandise
The Academy has recently launched a range of merchandise, available to purchase now from the Development Department. A wide range of gifts are available and they make the perfect present for any Academical or ‘friend of the Academy’ in your life.

Uniform Exchange
Normal Term-time Hours
First Wednesday of every month 3pm to 4.30pm. First Saturday of every month 9am-10.30am.

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School Diary Events listed below
Any changes to the school diary will be announced in the Bulletin section.
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4 May 2014
1pm-5pm Queen's Hall Concert rehearsals. 1.30pm-3pm Beating Retreat Rehearsal. Redford Barricks. 6pm CCF Scottish 2 Day marches return. 7pm-9pm Queen's Hall Concert.

3 May 2014
9.30am-11am Cricket 1st XI, B1, B2, D1, D2 v Watson's (h). 9.30am-11.30am Cricket 1st XI, B1, B2, D1, D2 v Watson's (h). 9am-11.30am Cricket 2nd XI, C1, C2, JA1, JA2 v Watson's (a). CCF 1st Aid Competition (tbc).

2 May 2014
Jnr School: P5 Camp returns. Snr School:3.40pm CCF Scottish 2 Day Marches depart for Garelochhead.

1 May 2014
Jnr School: P3B York Trip Snr School:Jnr Maths Challenge (selected 2nds & 3rds). 3.30pm Athletics vs Stewart's Melville College: U14, U15, U17, Open (a). Cricket 2nd XI, B1, B2 v Fettes (h), Cricket 1st XI, 3rds XI, C1, C2 v Fettes (a).

30 April 2014
Jnr School: P3p York Trip. 3.30pm Golf Club. Snr School:Int 2 English (pm).

29 April 2014
Jnr School: P5 Camp departs. P3K York Trip departs. Snr School:Own Clothes Day and frugal lunch. Geits & 2nds activities begin. Snr Division cricket (6 a side). 6ths/7ths Higher exams begin. Advanced Higher and Higher Modern Studies exam(am).

27 April 2014
2.30pm-4.30pm Queen's Hall Concert, rehearsals.

26 April 2014
Cricket 1st XI Tweny 20 at Merchiston. 9am-11am Cricket JB1, JB2 v Heriots (h). 9.30am-11am Tennis Trials (girls) New Field. 10am-12pm Boys Athletics v George Watson's College: U14, U15, U17, Open (a). 7pm Beef on the Bone Dinner, New Club.

25 April 2014
Jnr School: 3.30pm Mountain Bike Club & Surf Club. 3.30pm No teacher led activities. Snr School:A2 Art exam.

24 April 2014
Jnr School:No teacher led activities. Snr School:A2.AS Art exams. No after school activities for Geits/2nds.

23 April 2014
Jnr School:No teacher led after school activities. 3.30pm Golf Club. Snr School:A2 Art exam.AS Art prep. GCSE French orals. Inoculations for pupils whose DoB is between 1.3.99-29.2.00.

22 April 2014
First day of Summer term. Normal start times.

18 & 21 April 2014
Both Junior & Senior School will be closed.