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.


Senior School Games Arrangements
Thurs 11th Feb: Rugby training areas are waterlogged. 1st XV,2nd XV & U16 & 4ths rugby team practices cancelled. All other games sessions are on as normal.

Prelim Timetables 2016
Click to access Prelim Exam Timetable links and notices (login required).

The News Sheet
 News Sheet

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DofE News
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EA Enterprise Merchandise
Sale of items currently in place. For details, please check the School New Sheet.

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

Click above link for more details and to download a Sales form.

School Diary Events listed below
Any changes to the school diary will be announced in the Bulletin section.
Click on each date heading for further details

19 March 2016
Rugby Heriot's 7's U18, U16. Rugby EA 7's U14, U13, U12. Girls Hockey 1st XI @ Goldenacre 7's. Girls Hockey 2nd XI, 4ths, 3rds, 2nds v Dunfermline High
Click here to download fixture details.

18 March 2016
(tbc) H, AH, Nat5 external Drama exams. 10:30 GCSE Maths prelim .

17 March 2016
Rugby Hutcheson 7's S1. (tbc) H, AH, Nat5 external Drama exams. Charities Main Event. Senior Boys Division Rugby (5ths-7ths). Senior Boys Division Hockey (5ths-7ths). Senior Girls Division Hockey (5ths-7ths). Individual Kicking Competition (5ths-7ths). 08:40 RAF Flying at Leuchars. 09:00 GCSE Art Exam .

16 March 2016
(tbc)H, AH, Nat5 external Drama exams. Middle Boys Division Rugby (3rds & 4ths). Middle Boys Division Hockey (3rds & 4ths). 09:00 GCSE Art exam .

15 March 2016
Rugby Stewart's Melville 7's U15, U14. (tbc) H, AH, Nat5 external Drama exams. 13:35 Art exam prep time. 15:00 Technology in Learning Information Eve for Geits and 2nds.

14 March 2016
Girls Hockey 3rds @ East Tournament. (tbc) H, AH, Nat5 external Drama exams. Junior Boys Division Rugby (Geits and 2nds). Junior Boys Division Hockey (Geits and 2nds). French, Spanish and German Higher oral exams begin. P5 & P6 Swim Gala v ESMS.

13 March 2016
MUN Conference at George Watson's ends .

12 March 2016
MUN Conference at George Watson's. 19:00 Beef on The Bone Dinner. Rugby B2, D2 v Clifton Hall. Boys Hockey 1st XI, 2nd XI, U15, U13 v GWC. Girls Hockey 1st XI, 4ths, 3rds v Dollar. Girls Hockey 2nd XI Tournament. Girls Hockey 2nds @ Kilgraston U13 Tournament. Girls Hockey P6 @ Kilgraston U11 Tournament. U18, U16, U15 Merchiston Rugby Sevens. P5/6 Division Rugby
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11 March 2016
Girls Hockey 4ths @ East S3 Tournament. 15:30 Glasgow Highland Club Pipe Band Competition. 17:00 MUN Conference at George Watson's .

10 March 2016
08:40 RAF Flying at Leuchars. 14:30 U14 Merchiston Rugby Sevens. 17:00 4ths Parents Evening .

9 March 2016
Rugby EA 7's U16, U13 (pm) .

8 March 2016
12:00 CCF Field Day .

7 March 2016
Higher Oral Prelims: French Duals begin. GCSE Orals for all languages (Mandarin, German, Spanish and French) begin .

6 March 2016
George Watsons College Pipe Band Competition. 15:00 St Giles @ 6 rehearsals. 18:00 St Giles @ 6. .

5 March 2016
Jnr School: P6 Football Trip. Rugby 1st XV, 2nd XV, B1, B2, D2 v Heriot's. Rugby U16A, C1, C2, JA1, JA2 v Heriot's. Rugby JB1, JB2 v Heriot's. Boys Hockey 1st XI, U15, U13 v Beaconhurse. Girls Hockey 4ths, 3rds, 2nds, Geits v MES. Girls Hockey 1st XI, 2nd XI v MES. Girls Hockey P6 @ MES Tournament.
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4 March 2016
Jnr School: P6 Football Trip. Snr School: Girls Hockey 2nds @ East S1 Tournament. 09:00 Musicians to Cameo Club, Blackhall.

3 March 2016
Own Clothes Day. Jnr School: P6 Football Trip.

2 March 2016
Jnr School: Nursery Author vist. Rugby P7 tournament v Stewarts Melville. Snr School: Boys Hockey U13 @ SMC Tournament. Immunisations for pupils in 4ths-7ths MenACWY. Boosters for pupils born between 1/3/01 and 28/2/02. Parents' Choir 19:30-21:45.

1 March 2016
Jnr School: P1-3 Author Visit.

29 February 2016
Girls Hockey P5 v Heriots. Spanish & German Higher Oral Prelims begin.

28 February 2016
Chamber Choir at Songs of Praise - Sheffield City Hall.

27 February 2016
Rugby 1st XV, 2nd XV, U16A, B1, B2, C1, C2, D1, D2 JA1,JB1, v Dundee HS. Boys Hockey 1st XI, U15 v Balerno. Girls Hockey 1st XI, 2nd XI, 4ths, 3rds, 2nds v North Berwick. Girls Hockey Geits @ George Watsons P7 tournament. Girls Hockey P6 v GWC
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25 February 2016
RAF Flying at Leuchars.

15-19 February 2016
Half Term Break. Holiday Club for 3+ to 6 years, located in ASC building from 8am-6pm.

12 February 2016
Jnr School: ASC closes 6pm. Snr School: Nat 5 Drama assessments end. Charities:my last rolo. RAF Flying at Leuchars.

11 February 2016
Snr School: English Nat 5 Orals. 5.30pm 6ths Parents evening.