Senior School Welcome

As Rector it is my privilege to welcome you to the Edinburgh Academy Senior School.

The Senior School provides a caring and nurturing environment to all our pupils, be they Geits (Primary 7), who are just embarking on their senior school experience, or 7ths, as they prepare for university and life after school. The majority of our students remain with us for seven rewarding, happy and successful years.

Our dedicated and committed staff provide an interesting range of subjects and a dynamic and exciting array of co-curricular opportunities for our pupils.

I hope you will find the Senior School section of our website useful and informative.

Barry Welsh


Senior School

Housed in several elegant listed buildings our Senior School has been a hub of educational excellence in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town since 1824.

The 21st Century version houses around 550 students all seeking to live up to the school motto and ‘Excel Always’.