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.


Canadian Rugby Tour Blog
Tour departs 6 Aug, returning 20 Aug.

The News Sheet
 News Sheet

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.

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

27 August 2014
Autumn Term of 2014/2015 session begins. Normal start time for Junior and Senior School.

26 August 2014
Induction day for new pupils: Geits-5ths 9am-11am. New 6ths & 7ths, meet at Reception at 8.30am. All current 6ths & 7ths are expected to attend. 6ths (including new) finish at 12.20pm. 7ths (including new) finish at 2pm.

25 August 2014
Staff In-service day.

During Holidays
28 June-22 Aug Holiday Club 3+ to 6 years located in ASC building 8am-6pm. 30 June-2 July 1st XI Cricket Festival at Rossall School. 2 July Nepal Fitness Day. 9 July -11 July DofE qualifying trip. 14 July-30 July Nepal Expedition. 30 July DofE Qualifying. 6 Aug-20 Aug Rugby & Hockey Tour to Canada. 22 Aug-24 Aug DofE Qualifying trip.

27 June 2014
Holiday Club 3+ to 6 years located at ASC building 8am-6pm. Snr School: pupils make their own way to The Assembly Hall, The Mound: 9.30am Chamber Choir to rehearse at Assembly Hall. Prize winners and Leavers seated by 10.45am, all other pupils seated by 11am. 12.45pm approx finish for Exhibition. 1.10pm Pipe Band plays in front yard. 1.15pm Reception in Main Hall for Leavers & Guests followed by lunch in Marquee. 3.15pm 1st XI Cricket v Staff.

26 June 2014 Senior School
Snr School: 2pm End of Session service. 14.25pm Prize giving in Main Hall. 2.50pm School ends. 4pm Library closes.

26 June 2014 Junior School
Jnr School: 10am - 12noon JS Exhibition P3-6 in school, term ends for JS. No Teacher led after school activities. Holiday Club 3+ to 6 years located at ASC building 8am-6pm.

25 June 2014
Jnr School: P3-6 Normal school day. 11.45am Nursery Term ends. 12noon P1-2 term ends. No Teacher led after school activities. 6pm ASC closes. Snr School: 9am Leavers Mystery Trip. 2pm Middle Division Cricket (3rds & 4ths).2.15pm 5ths BBQ at Newfield, pupils walk up after period 6. 3.30pm School ends.