Summer School

English summer courses at Loretto School, Edinburgh

Scotland’s oldest boarding school is the beautiful backdrop for our English summer school in Edinburgh.

Founded in 1827, Loretto School has been a centre of learning for generations, making it a wonderful location for a summer school in the UK. Explore the stunning Scottish Lowlands, play golf on the world’s oldest golf course and learn English just outside the historic capital of Edinburgh.

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Three students on an English plus STEM course with microscopes

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Excellent teaching standards

All our teachers are CELTA-qualified (or equivalent) and selected for their experience and suitability for working with young people.

Small, focused classes

We focus on small classes with students carefully organised by age, ability and nationality to achieve the best English improvements.

Historic Scottish location

With a legacy of almost 200 years, the large, leafy campus of Loretto School is the perfect place to study.

Summer schools for children at Loretto School

Our specially designed, interactive English lessons are combined with sports, activities and trips that make practising English fun and easy.

General English
Intensive English
English Plus Golf
English Plus STEM
Boy learning to code on Young Learner course
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Loretto School Overview

Fact file

Our Loretto School fact file includes more information about summer school courses, studying in Edinburgh, trips and activities and much more.

Edinburgh Castle photographed from the bottom of the hill


It's important that your child has plenty of time to relax, make friends and explore Scotland. See a sample timetable to look at the types of activities on offer.

Loretto School Accommodation


BSC students stay in the Loretto School residences, which provide single bedrooms with shared common rooms and lounges.

The BSC Experience

At a BSC summer school, every day has something new to offer. That’s why it’s a great opportunity for Young Learners to improve their English.

We’re proud of our high-quality lessons, but we know it’s the extra activities that make a BSC course so worthwhile for students. At Loretto School, students can visit the beautiful Loch Lomond area and the exciting Scottish capital. We also plan activities every evening to keep students busy, creative and happy.