Grounded in Scotland, Ready for the World

The Edinburgh Academy is a modern, vibrant co-educational school for 2 to 18 year olds.

Housed on two characterful sites near the centre of Scotland's capital, the school provides the best in 21st century education and is designed to be small enough to cater for the unique talents, needs and ambitions of all.

A Scottish education is a well-rounded one and the Edinburgh Academy is passionate about educating the whole child. We aim for academic excellence and this culminates in the sitting of the acclaimed Highers and Advanced Highers (Scottish Qualifications Agency). This is complimented by a full range of co-curricular activities.

Fee assistance bursaries are available to ensure wide access and we also provide scholarships to reward and encourage excellence in the fields of academia, art, sport and music.

We hope that you will find this website useful. This is an exciting place to learn; if you would like find out more, please do not hesitate to contact us. A warm welcome is assured!

Sports Fixtures News
Sat 30th April, Cricket Fixrtures vs. George Watsons. C2, D2 & 2nd XI CANCELLED All other fixtures at New Field and Myreside/Craiglockhart are on (updated 6.30am)

Usher Hall Concert
Come along to this year's Edinburgh Academy Choir and Choral Society Usher Hall concert on 12th June 2016.

SS Co-curricular Programme 2016
Please find attached Link for Senior School Co-curricular programme April 2016

EA Ball 2016
Saturday 12th November 2016. Come along and enjoy this Vegas themed gala evening! For more information please check the School News Sheet

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

12 June 2016
DoE Gold Practice return (7ths only) 1200 Scottish Schools CCF Pipe Band Competition 1400 Usher Hall rehearsals 1930 Usher Hall Concert

11 June 2016
Scottish Robotic Games. Athletics. Girls Tennis v MES ALL (a) 0930 Cricket 1st XI v Stewarts Melville (a) 0930 Cricket 2nd XI, B1, D1, JA1, JA2 v Stewarts Melville (h) 0930 Cricket C1, C2, D2, JB1, JB2 v Stewarts Melville (a) 1300 JS Cricket v ESMS (a)

10 June 2016
0900 AH Geography field trip. 0930 P3 Viking Puppet Show

9 June 2016
DoE gold Practice departs (7ths only) P4s to Dynamic earth. 0830 Geits trip to Kelpies & Forth Road Bridges. 1335 6ths Student Life Open Day presentations. 1600 Cricket 3rd XI v Stewarts Melville (h) 1600 Cricket B2 v Stewarts Melville (a) 1800 Viking Show 1830 Geits-3rds Play 1900 Higher Education evening

8 June 2016
1500 Cricket D2 v Trinity (a) 1830 Geits-3rds Play

7 June 2016
1700 Geits-3rds dress rehearsals. 1900 Division solo competition - Finalist's concert. 1900 P2-3 Transition evening

6 June 2016
SQA Candidates return. DoE Bronze Qualifying return. 6ths/7ths return to school. 1700 Geits-3rds dress rehearsal

5 June 2016
P6 Holland Trip. Globe Theatre trip to London return. DoE Bronze Qualifying depart. 0900 Geits-3rds Tech rehersals

4 June 2016
Middle Division Tennis. 0900 Geits-3rds Tech rehersals. 0930 Cricket B1, B2, D1, D2, JA1 v Watson's (a) 0930 Cricket 2nd XI, C1, C2, JB1, JB2 v Watson's (h) 0930 Cricket 1st XI v Watson's (a) 1300 Athletics. 1300 JS Cricket v GWC (h) (ttbc)

3 June 2016
Globe Theatre trip to London departs. SQA exam ends. Nat 5 Drama Assessments.

2 June 2016
Nat 5 Drama Assessment. 1530 Pre tour music marathon

1 June 2016
Staff In-service day. Holiday Club for 3+ to 6 years is located in ASC building from 8am-6pm

31 May 2016
Half Term. Holiday Club for 3+ to 6 years is located in ASC building from 8am-6pm

30 May 2016
Half Term begins. Holiday Club for 3+ to 6years located in ASC building from 8am-6pm

27 May 2016
ASC closes at 6pm. JS Talent Show

26 May 2016
1700 JS Parents evening. 1800 Beating retreat

25 May 2016
0830 2nds History trip to New Lanark. 0900 P3K & P3C to National Museum (ttbc)

24 May 2016
0900 P3B to National Museum. 1230 Geits to 4ths Sports Team photographs. 1630 2nds Parents & Pupils Information evening re Newcastleton. 1700 JS Parents evening

23 May 2016
1615 Girls Athletics

22 May 2016
1330 Beating Retreat rehearsal

20 May 2016
Dounans Outdoor Centre return

18 May 2016
0900 Dounans Outdoor Centre depart (Geits) 1500 Cricket D1, D2 v Bellhaven (pm) 1700 Parents evening

17 May 2016
GCSE exams begin

16 May 2016
5ths Exam leave begins. 1600 Athletics

14 May 2016
Bronze Practice Departs. 0930 Cricket 1st XI, C1 v Stewart Melville (h) 1000 Athletics

13 May 2016
Outward Bound trip returns. LAMDA Exams. P1T, P1C, P3B, Class concerts(ttbc)

12 May 2016
2nd Enlightenment trip (tbc) P1B, P2M, P3C, P3K Class Concerts (ttbc)

11 May 2016
1200 2nd Enlightenment trip (tbc) 1500 Athletics 1600 Cricket JA1 v South Morningside (h)

10 May 2016
P4 Trip to Lindisfarne. P2S Class Concert (ttbc) 1530 Cricket 2nd XI v Merchiston (h) 1600 Cricket 1st XI v Merchiston (a)

9 May 2016
Outward Bound trip departs. 1600 P6 Athletics v Fettes. 1700 P4 Camp Information meeting

7 May 2016
Girls Tennis v Heriots ALL (a). 0930 Cricket 1st XI, B1 v Dundee High School (a), 0930 Cricket C1, D1 v Dundee High School (h) 0930 Cricket 2nd XI, C2, JA1, JA2 v Heriots (a) 0930 Cricket B2, D1, D2, JB1, JB2 v Heriots (h)

6 May 2016
All 5ths in school. 1900 Family Reels Night

5 May 2016
GCSE English exam. 1545 Athletics. 1700 Holland Information evening

4 May 2016
SQA Exams begin. 5ths 1 day exam leave. Exam leave begins for 6ths/7ths. 0900 4ths Careers Group Interviews start. 1600 Girls Tennis v MES Junior/Middle

3 May 2016
3rds & 4ths Internal exams end. P4 into P5 iPad Parents & Children Evening. Cricket 1st XI, 3rd XI, B2, C2 v Fettes (h). Cricket 2nd XI, B1, C1 v Fettes (a)

1 May 2016
CCF Garelochhead Nijmegen return. 13:30 Beating Retreat rehearsal.

30 April 2016
Junior Schools Challenge Quiz (provisional). 09:30 Cricket B1, B2, D2, JA1, JA2 v Watson's (h). Cricket 1st XI v Watson's (h). Cricket 2nd XI, C1, D1, JB1, JB2 v Watson's (a). 13:00 Cricket v GWC (a) (ttbc).

29 April 2016
15:35 CCF Garelochhead Nijmegen depart.

28 April 2016
Junior UKMT Maths Challenge. GCSE Practical Moderation. 15:30 Boys Athletics. 15:40 Division Soloist Competition heats begin.

27 April 2016
3rds and 4ths Internal Exams. 09:00 Half P1 to Victorian school. 15:00 Athletics.

26 April 2016
09:00 Techno Challenge. 12:30 5ths-7ths Sports Team Photographs. 15:30 Senior Division Cricket competition.

25 April 2016
09:00 Half P1 to Victorian School.

23 April 2016
09:00 Cricket 1st XI 20/20 Schools Competition. Scottish Primary X-Country Championships (P6 & Geits) (ttbc). P6 Football Inspectors Cup (ttbc). 10:00 Boys athletics.

22 April 2016
P5 Camp. 09:00 A Level Art exam. 13:00 Queen's Hall Concert rehearsals. 19:00 Queen's Hall Concert.

21 April 2016
P5 Camp. 08:45 P4s to Jupiter Artland. 09:00 A Level Art exam. 09:00 AS Level Art exam.

20 April 2016
P5 Camp. 09:00 A Level Art exam. 09:00 AS Level Art exam. 19:30 Parent's Choir.

19 April 2016
P5 Camp. 09:00 A Level Art exam. 13:35 AS Level Art prep time. 16:30 (Geits) Parents & Pupils information evening re Dounans.

18 April 2016
HPV vaccinations for Girls in 2nds, 3rds and 4ths. 13:35 A Level Art prep time.

16 April 2016
Division Cross Country Championships

13 April 2016
P5/6 Swimming Gala. Rugby 1st XI v BATS (a)