Fettes College, Key Information for Parents

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Fettes College is a high-achieving, co-educational independent boarding and day school situated in 90 acres of woodland close to Edinburgh in Scotland. Fettes offers an excellent, well-rounded education to students from 7 to 18 years old. The prep school caters for around 200 students from the ages of seven to thirteen, 70% of whom are Day students. Fettes College caters for between 500 and 600 students, 80% of whom board. The school has a dedicated team of academic and house staff. Small classes enable them to offer a personalised education to suit all talents and abilities.

The school is truly multicultural, with 40 countries represented by the students. Due to this Fettes College offers both traditional English examinations and the International Baccalaureate. There is a wide range of extra-curricular and enrichment opportunitiesavailable to students, helping to ensure that their time at Fettes – and the relationships forged, will remain with students the rest of their lives.

Pupil Age Range 7 to 18
Boys or Girls Co-Educational
Number of Pupils 763
Day Fees Per Year £24,375
Boarding Fees Per Year £31,245
6th Form Yes
Year Founded 1870
Nearest Airport Edinburgh
Religious Ethos None
Nearby School: Edinburgh Academy
Nearby School: Stewart’s Melville
Area: All Edinburgh Independent Schools

The breadth and scope of the subjects on offer reaps benefits for students, with 98% going on to University to study subjects from all areas of the curriculum.

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