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Important Admissions Dates

Please find below a list of key admissions dates for the Edinburgh Academy. If you have any questions or would like to book a visit, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Admissions team.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note: dates are subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions. Applications for Senior School admission and bursaries for entry in August 2020 have closed.


The Edinburgh Academy Admissions Team
0131 624 4987 | admissions@edinburghacademy.org.uk


Entry Assessment Dates

Primary 1

Assessments

Tuesday 5 January 2021

Offers of places

Posting date: Thursday 28 January 2021
Closing date for acceptance of places: Thursday 18 February 2021
 

Primary 2–6

Assessments

Morning of Saturday 28 November 2020

Offers of places

Posting date: early December 2020
Closing date for acceptance of places: Thursday 18 February 2021
 

Geits (Primary 7)

Assessments

Monday 11 January 2021

Offers of places

Posting date: After assessment
Closing date for acceptance of places: Tuesday 23 February 2021
 

2nds (S1)

Assessments

Monday 11 January 2021

Offers of places

Posting date: Thursday 4 February 2021
Closing date for acceptance of places: Tuesday 23 February 2021
 

3rds (S2) & 4ths (S3)

Assessments

Monday 11 January 2021

Offers of places

Posting date: After assessment
Closing date for acceptance of places: Tuesday 23 February 2021
 

Sixth Form

Assessments

At any stage of the session. By a combination of individual interview, school reference and report, predicated grades and a short written assessment.

Offers of places

Posting date: after interview
Closing date for acceptance of places: As stated on Enrolment Agreement.


Bursary Dates

Closing date for Bursary Applications: Friday 15 January 2021
Posting date: Thursday 4 February 2021
Closing date for acceptance: Tuesday 23 February 2021

Overseas Applicants: Arrangements can be made for candidates to sit our entrance assessments abroad.
 


Scholarship Dates

Caroline Bashford (Geits/P7) or Dr Roger Wightman (2nds/S1) Academic Medals

Closing date for Applications: Friday 15 January 2021 
Assessment date for Academic Medal: Thursday 21 January 2021
Posting date: Thursday 4 February 2021
Closing date for acceptance: Tuesday 23 February 2021
 

Music Scholarships

Closing date for Applications: Friday 11 December 2020
Preliminary auditions: Monday 18 January 2021
Posting date: Thursday 4 February 2021 (2nds), After assessment (4ths), After assessment & interview (6ths)
Final auditions: Monday 25 January 2021
 

Art Scholarships

Closing date for Applications: Monday 25 January 2021
Interview and assessment: Arranged with the Head of Art
Posting date: After assessment & interview( 4ths), After assessment & interview (6ths)
 

Sports Scholarships

Closing date for Applications: Friday 23 April 2021
Interview: Arranged with the Head of Sport
Posting date: After assessment & interview (4ths), After assessment & interview (6ths)
 

More information and application forms can be found on the Bursaries & Scholarships page

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