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!

Thursday 26 May
4ths athletics team practice cancelled.

Choir Rehearsal
Choir rehearsals for Usher Hall concert. Friday 10th June, 7-9pm, in the Main Hall. Sunday 12th June, 2-4.15pm, in the Usher Hall.

Senior School Games Arrangements
Tues 10th May: 5ths-7ths tennis will be available during exam leave 3.25-4.45pm

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.

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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

25 June 2016
Big Picnic. The Games. Leavers' Ball.

24 June 2016
08:30 Induction Day for new 2nds pupils. 09:30 Cricket B1 v Stewarts Melville 10/10 tournament (a). 10:00 School Piping Competition. 12:00 Geits Induction Afternoon. 12:00 2nd Enlightenment trip (tbc). 13:30 JS - Meet New Teacher afternoon. 19:00 P6 Musical.

23 June 2016
5ths return to school. Berlin Trip return. 08:30 Induction Day for new 2nds pupils. 14:00 School Drumming Competition. 15:00 New P1 Visit. 19:00 P6 Musical.

22 June 2016
GCSE Exams end. 12:00 2nd Enlightenment trip (tbc). 14:00 Cricket JA1, JA2 v Stewarts Melville (h). 19:00 7ths Musical.

21 June 2016
AH Geography Field trip. P2 trip to Seabird Centre. 11:00 Cricket 1st XI v MCC (h). 14:00 Cricket B1, B2 v Stewarts Melville (h). 14:00 Cricket C1, C2 v Stewarts Melville (a). 19:00 7ths Musical.

20 June 2016
Berlin Trip depart. 14:00 3rds-7ths Induction. 14:00 Cricket D1, D2 v Stewart's Melville (a). 15:30 AH Biology Field Trip return. 19:00 7ths Musical - Magnusson Centre. 19:00 New P1 Parents Evening.

19 June 2016
17:00 DoE Bronze Qualifier return.

18 June 2016
Girls Tennis v GWC P7-S3 (h). 09:00 DoE Bronze Qualifier depart. 09:30 Cricket 1st XI, B1, C1, JA1 v Heriots (h). 09:30 Cricket D1, JA2, JB1, JB2 v Heriots (a). 12:00 Cricket v Heriots (h) (tbc).

17 June 2016
P4 Camp to Broomlee. Edinburgh University Open Day. 09:00 7ths Musical Technical rehearsals. 09:00 AH Biology Field Trip depart. 13:00 P5/6 Sports Day.

16 June 2016
P4 Camp to Broomlee. 6ths Glasgow Open Day. 09:00 7ths Musical Technical rehearsals. 09:00 Nursery Sports.

15 June 2016
P4 Camp to Broomlee. 2nds Outdoor Education Week return. UCAS Live Day 6ths (am). 14:30 P6 Rounders Match v Loretto.

14 June 2016
Field Day. Junior Maths Competition (Geits/2nds). 09:00 AH Geography Field trip (TBC). 09:30 P3/4 Sports Day. 13:30 P1/2 Sports Day.

13 June 2016
2nds Outdoor Education Week depart - Newcastleton

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