Merchiston Castle School

Merchiston is the only boys' independent boarding school in Scotland, offers the English curriculum, and has a global, outward-looking dimension.

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Merchiston Castle School

294 Colinton Road,
Edinburgh,
EH13 0PU

www.merchiston.co.uk

Boys, Boarding, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

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Basil Paterson Tutorial College

66 Queen Street,
Edinburgh,
EH2 4NA

Co-educational, Boarding, Day.

Cargilfield School

45 Gamekeeper’s Road,
Edinburgh,
EH4 6HU

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

Clifton Hall

Newbridge,
Edinburgh,
EH28 8LQ

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Edinburgh Steiner School

60 Spylaw Road,
Edinburgh,
EH10 5BR

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Fettes College

Carrington Road,
Edinburgh,
EH4 1QX

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

George Heriot's School

Lauriston Place,
Edinburgh,
EH3 9EQ

Co-educational, Day, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

George Watson's College

69-71 Colinton Road,
Edinburgh,
EH10 5EG

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

St George's School for Girls

Garscube Terrace,
Edinburgh,
EH12 6BG

Girls, Boarding, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

St Mary's Music School

Coates Hall,
25 Grosvenor Crescent,
Edinburgh,
EH12 5EL

Co-educational, Boarding, Day, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Stewart's Melville College

Queensferry Road,
Edinburgh,
EH4 3EZ

Boys, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

The Edinburgh Academy

42 Henderson Row,
Edinburgh,
EH3 5BL

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

The Mary Erskine & Stewart's Melville Junior School

Queensferry Road,
Edinburgh,
EH4 3EZ

Co-educational, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory.

The Mary Erskine School

Ravelston,
Edinburgh,
EH4 3NT

Girls, Boarding, Day, Senior, Sixth Form.

Wallace College

12 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh,
EH1 1EE

Co-educational, Boarding, Day.