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St Leonards has been at the forefront of education in Scotland since 1877 More
A perfect location – St Leonards is in the most unique location  More
St Leonards is a pretty magical place. Our pupils are taught to learn effectively, communicate clearly, respect others and participate with purpose.

St Leonards is one of the UK's leading independent schools. From our beautiful campus in the historic university town of St Andrews, we offer an outstanding boarding and day education for boys and girls aged 5-18. St Leonards is the first International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum school in Scotland, and one of just two in the UK, delivering the inspiring and globally-recognised curriculum from Year 1 to Year 13.

An Award-Winning Education. St Leonards was announced as winner of the Boarding Schools' Association (BSA) Boarding Research Award 2022 and 2023 and, most recently, was named the UK's Independent School of the Year for International Student Experience.

Live, Learn and Play in the Home of Golf. St Leonards offers one of the UK's leading school golf programmes, catering from all abilities, from beginners to elite golfers. Delivered in partnership with the St Andrews Links Golf Academy, St Leonards' golfers have access to state-of-the-art training facilities, top-of-the-range golfing technology, and seven Links courses, including the Old Course. Click here to find out more.

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Find out more about life at St Leonards from our online prospectus  More

Our Strategic Focus

Click here to read about St Leonards' Strategic Focus for 2023-2027, as the School approaches its 150th anniversary year. More

Summer Schools

St Leonards offers Summer School Programmes specialising in English language tuition and multi-activities. Booking is now open for Summer 2023. More


Situated in the heart of St Andrews, St Leonards offers outstanding boarding education for 5-18 year old boys and girls, combining exceptional academic achievement with a friendly atmosphere. St Leonards students have the chance to learn, work and play in a unique seaside setting and to feed off the inspirational buzz that comes from being right in the heart of a renowned and cosmopolitan university town.

The School is a private company limited by guarantee and is registered in Edinburgh with registration number SC016693. The company's registered office address is St Leonards School, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9QJ. The School is also registered as a charity with OSCR. The charity registration number is SC010904.

The IB Diploma is widely recognised as being an ideal pre-university qualification. Find out more


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