The Edinburgh Academy is an independent school. It is self-governed and financed, though it remains subject to inspection by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education most recently in 2006. It was opened in 1824. The original building, in Henderson Row on the northern fringe of the New Town of Edinburgh, Scotland, is now part of the Senior School. The Junior School is located in Arboretum Road to the north of the city's famous Royal Botanic Garden.
Fettes College is an independent boarding and day school in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is often referred to as a public school in common with the traditional independent schools in England and Wales, although in Scotland, as in most of the English-speaking world, "public school" usually refers to a state school.
HM Queen Victoria School, opened in 1908, is Scotland's Ministry of Defence school for the sons and daughters of Scottish soldiers, sailors and airmen. It occupies a fine Scottish baronial style building on a campus just outside of Dunblane in rural Stirling. Traditionally the school provided an austere but continuous education for Scottish war orphans, with a good deal of military training and sports.
Stewart's Melville College ("Stew Mel" or "SMC") is an independent school (also known as a private school) in Edinburgh, Scotland, with a roll of over 700 pupils, all of whom are boys (with the exception of the sixth form, which is co-educational). Some pupils board on site, but the vast majority live in the surrounding area and are day pupils. . A number of scholarships and bursaries are awarded each year.
Merchiston Castle School is a private boarding school located in the village of Colinton in Edinburgh, Scotland. It has approximately 450 pupils and is only open to boys between the ages of 8 and 18 as either boarders or day pupils; day pupils make up 35% of the school. It is the only male single sex school remaining in Scotland. Academic standards are high and results consistently very good.
Strathallan School is an independent boarding and day school in Scotland for boys and girls aged 9–18. The school has a 150-acre (0.61 km) campus at Forgandenny, a few miles south of Perth. It typically takes 50 minutes to travel to the school from Edinburgh and 1:15 hours from Glasgow. The school has 58 full time staff, and 10 part time staff. It has pupils as follows:
St. George's School is an independent school situated in Ravelston, Edinburgh, Scotland. The curriculum is based on the Scottish education system but also uses aspects of the English education system, for example A-Levels are available in sixth form. A St George’s education will provide your daughter with never ending opportunities, excellent teaching and individual support for development. The teaching and community at St Georges make it what it is – a school full of young independent women.
The Mary Erskine School, popularly known simply as "Mary Erskine's" or "MES" for short, is an all girls independent secondary school in Edinburgh, Scotland. It has a roll of around 700 pupils. The school was founded as a hospital school in 1694 as the Merchant Maiden Hospital by Mary Erskine and the Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh. In 1870, it was refounded as a day school and renamed as the Edinburgh Educational Institution For Girls.
Rannoch School was an independent boarding school, located on the south shore of Loch Rannoch in Perth and Kinross, Scotland on the Dall Estate, 6 miles from Kinloch Rannoch. Dall House served as the main school building and a boarding house. It was established by three masters from Gordonstoun School and opened on September 24 1959 with 82 boys. The founding masters were A.J.S. Greig (Headmaster and Housemaster of Dall House known as "Dougal"), P.
St Mary's Music School is a music school in Scotland located in Edinburgh, for boys and girls aged 9 to 19 and is also the Choir School of St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh. The school provides education for children with a special talent in music, and is Scotland's only full-time specialist music school.
St Leonards School and Sixth Form College, formerly St Leonards School for Girls, is an independent school, founded by the University of St Andrews in the nineteenth century. It is located in St Andrews, Fife, on the east coast of Scotland, today situated on one site in private grounds, just south of the town's historic cathedral.
Kilquhanity School was one of several free schools to have been established in the United Kingdom in the twentieth century. Others include Sands School in Devon, Summerhill in Suffolk and Kirkdale School in London. The school was founded by John Aitkenhead (1910-1998) and his wife Morag in 1940. It was closed in 1997. It was located near Castle Douglas in Dumfries and Galloway.
Lomond School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school in Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It was formed from a merger in 1977 between Larchfield Academy (founded 1845) and St Bride's School for Girls (founded 1895). It is a member school of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference. It currently has over 575 pupils and over 45 teaching staff.