Fettes College has a long history of providing opportunities for people from all backgrounds. The College has a tradition of excellence in academic, sporting and cultural activities and they encourage the pupils to stretch and challenge themselves in everything they undertake. The pupils benefit from the wide range of activities they can enjoy in the beautiful grounds as well as being able to take advantage of the proximity of the centre of Edinburgh and the outdoors beyond.
Happy children learn. They need to have the freedom to learn about themselves, to develop confidence in their abilities and to understand how to work alongside others. Fettes College is conscious of the challenges that young people face and do the utmost to ensure a stable, caring community. Fettes College wants pupils to feel valued as individuals and fully supported in achieving their best. The School hopes to ensure that their students leave Fettes as kind, interesting, independent-minded individuals who are willing to take on responsibility and motivated to contribute to society. Fettes College’s aim for their students is to have the strongest possible foundations for their future.
Boarding at Fettes College
Fettes College has a boys’ boarding house, Arran, and a girls’ boarding house, Iona. They are a real home from home, run by dedicated and caring staff who provide support throughout the week as well as a vibrant range of activities over the weekend too.