Reunions and Events

Former pupils and friends of Heriot’s are warmly invited to many school events.

The Development Office arranges a range of events each year for the Heriot’s community.

We are delighted to be hosting the first live events for over a year and a half, starting with welcoming former pupils back to Heriot’s for their class reunions.

Our first events will be the 25th reunions for classes of 1995 and 1996 and the 50th reunion for classes of 1970 and 1971.

Later in the term we look forward to meeting those who donate to Heriot’s to a special thank you event in December, similarly the class of 2021 will be able to enjoy a festive drinks evening.

If you believe you should have received an invitation to an upcoming event, but have not heard from us, please get in touch with the Development Office by email or calling 0131 221 6716.

We ask all Herioters to keep in touch so that we can tell you about reunions and events relevant to your year group. Just complete your contact details and if you move, don’t forget to let us know! You can also sign up to receive our former pupils magazine Quadrangle, published twice yearly.

You can also explore and purchase tickets online for forthcoming Heriot’s events.

Upcoming Events

Saturday 6 NovemberClass of 1970 & 1971 50th Year ReunionGeorge Heriot’s SchoolBook now 
Saturday 27 NovemberClass of 1996 25th Year ReunionGeorge Heriot’s SchoolBook now
Thursday 9 DecemberDonor and 1628 Society appreciation eventGeorge Heriot’s SchoolDevelopment Office
Wednesday 15 DecemberClass of 2021 Christmas DrinksGeorge Heriot’s SchoolDevelopment Office
Saturday 2 April 2022Class of 1995 25th Year ReunionGeorge Heriot’s SchoolBook Now 
Thursday 23 June 2022Class of 2020 Leavers BallThe Balmoral Hotel, EdinburghDevelopment Office

Covid precautions at our events

Ahead of our forthcoming former pupil events, we have put safety measures in place and would ask if you could familiarise yourself with these in advance of visiting the school:

Masks – please wear at all times when indoors, unless exempt or whilst eating or drinking.

Social distancing – visitors are required to leave a 1 metre distance from one another.

Symptoms questionnaire – visitors are asked to complete a questionnaire, downloadable here, in advance of their visit, to be completed on the day of their visit. We have spare copies available for completion on arrival for those with no access to a printer.

Hand cleansing – numerous hand sanitiser stations and wash basins are provided around school

Ventilation – Indoor spaces in use for events are well ventilated to increase the volume of fresh air circulating.

Data collection – We collect your data when you register for an event, storing this securely in compliance with GDPR requirements. If an event guest returns a positive Covid test after the event, we may be required to share your information with public health officers to carry out contact tracing as part of the NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect service. Your information will not be available to the Scottish Government and we will not share your information with anyone else without your express permission.

If you have further questions, please contact the Development Office on or 0131 221 6716. We can also help if you would like to organise your own class reunion.