George Heriot's SchoolCity of Edinburgh
Girls and Boys
3 - 18
Mrs Lesley Franklin
Coeducational , Nursery, Junior and Preparatory, Senior, All Through
Edinburgh EH3 9EQ
0131 229 7263
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Heriot's is a unique school - its historic building is a jewel in the crown of Scottish architecture. As the oldest independent school in Edinburgh (1628), Heriot's remains firmly rooted in its charitable purpose, with the Foundation at the heart of school, educating children who have lost a father or mother through bereavement. Bursarial aid and the outstanding voluntary service of pupils continues this charitable remit. The school today is in robust health, with a large school roll, a dedicated teaching body and plenty of laughter in the classrooms.
Heriot's achieves excellent exam results: it offers an unparalleled range of sports; it demonstrates both inclusiveness and excellence in its Music, Art and Drama. Most importantly, and over-arching all these things is our ethos: 'Work hard. Be kind. Be happy.'
There is no doubt that Heriot's pupils, parents and staff subscribe to these important values, backed by wonderful personal guidance and clear disciplinary guidelines.
National 4, National 5, Highers, Advanced Highers, GCSE, AS Level