The boys and girls have a variety of fixtures which will take place on Saturday mornings and during the week throughout the Summer term. The pupils will compete in age groups and year groups and compete in matches mainly against schools in Edinburgh.
Athletics takes part at Goldenacre. Each year group has a Games afternoon and there is also an Athletics Club which takes place every Tuesday afternoon. Athletics at Heriot's is inclusive and all boys and girls who regularly attend practices are given the opportunity to represent the school.
A large number of pupils are regularly entered in the Edinburgh Schools Championships at Meadowbank Stadium, some pupils will then progress and enter the Scottish School Individual Championships held in Grangemouth. Heriot's also enters a large number of teams from both the Junior and Senior School in the Scottish Schools Relay Championships.