Apply online

To apply for a place for your child at George Heriot’s School, please complete the Application for Admission form below.

To apply for financial assistance, please tick the relevant box. We will then send you the appropriate form to complete.

Applications for Primary 1 to Senior 5 must be made by 1 December for entry the following August. Please be aware we do not admit new pupils to Senior 4. Nursery places are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applicants to the Foundation are not required to pay the £75 registration fee. Further information about the Foundation and qualifying criteria can be found here. Please contact the Admissions Office for a different version of the form.

Before applying, please view our Admissions and Financial Assistance Privacy Notice.

Please note, if you are applying outwith the usual application timings, ie after 1 December in the preceding year of entry, please can we request you check availability of places before you apply by contacting the Admissions Office either via email or by calling 0131 221 6709.

We are experiencing intermittent technical difficulties with our online application form. If you experience any difficulties submitting the form, or you do not receive an automated email confirming receipt, please contact us on 0131 221 6709 or and we will arrange for an alternative form to be sent to you. We apologise for any inconvenience.