St Leonards has been at the forefront of education in Scotland and beyond since its foundation in 1877.

An HMC and IB World School, St Leonards is situated in the heart of the vibrant and historic university town of St Andrews, Scotland, and delivers an outstanding education to pupils aged five to 18, in a boarding and day environment. 

At St Leonards, we aspire to attract and retain the best staff, to become part of our school community, and work together to deliver, and support the delivery of, a holistic education, that places pupils at the centre, preparing them for the future, and instilling in them a love of learning that they will take with them 'Ad Vitam', for life.

For a warm welcome from the Head, Simon Brian, please go to: Careers at St Leonards

For full details of current vacancies at St Leonards, please visit: Current Vacancies

Visit St Leonards

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Day Bus Service

St Leonards is pleased to offer a home to school day bus service for our families, with routes covering Fife, Tayside and Perthshire. 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

Golf at St Leonards

St Leonards offers a leading six-tier Golf Programme, giving pupils every opportunity to grow their game in the home of golf, using top-of-the-range facilities and technology. 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.

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