Scotland is globally recognised for its esteemed education system. Its universities are renowned for groundbreaking research, discoveries, and innovations, attracting students from all over the world.
Many international families specifically choose Edinburgh as their destination for their children's education, seeking an English-speaking European country with excellent transport links. They are drawn to Edinburgh's reputation for safety, friendliness, and the exceptional quality of life it offers.
From its breathtaking landscapes to
its rich cultural heritage, Edinburgh combines the best of both worlds.
Our boarders have the privilege of exploring iconic sites like Edinburgh
Castle, Holyrood Palace, the National Museum of Scotland, the National
Portrait Gallery, and the Scottish National Galleries, all within a few
minutes' walk from our boarding house. As the birthplace of the renowned
Edinburgh International Festival and the Fringe Festival—the world's
largest arts festival—Edinburgh immerses students in a vibrant cultural
scene that never fails to captivate.
Edinburgh serves as an excellent gateway to the rest of Scotland, providing endless opportunities for exploration. Our boarders enjoy exciting trips and activities throughout the country, including outward-bound adventures like the Duke of Edinburgh Awards, thrilling water sports, and exhilarating skiing in the Scottish mountains.
For families considering boarding their daughters at St George's, convenience is key. Our school is a mere 15-minute drive from Edinburgh's International Airport, ensuring easy accessibility. Additionally, it's just a short walk or bus ride from both Edinburgh's Haymarket railway station and the vibrant West End of the city.