George Heriot's School

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George Heriot's School
("I Distribute Chearfullie [sic]")
Established1628 (as George Heriot's Hospital)
TypeIndependent day schuil[1]
PrincipalMr Cameron Wyllie
Heid o the Senior SchoolMr Robert Dickson
Heid o the Junior SchoolMrs Lesley Franklin
Chairman o GovrenorsMr Michael Gilbert
FoonderGeorge Heriot
LocationLauriston Place
Auld Toun, Edinburgh
55°56′45″N 3°11′40″W / 55.945918°N 3.194317°W / 55.945918; -3.194317Coordinates: 55°56′45″N 3°11′40″W / 55.945918°N 3.194317°W / 55.945918; -3.194317
Staff155 teachin, c.80 non-teachin
HoosesCastle, Greyfriars, Lauriston, Raeburn
ColoursNavy Blue, White
PublicationThe Herioter
Schuil sang"The Merry Month of June"

George Heriot's School (Scots: George Heriot's Schuil) is a Scots independent primar an seicontar schuil on Lauriston Place in the Auld Toun o Edinburgh, Scotland, wi ower 1600 pupils, 155 teachin staff an 80 non-teachin staff.[2] It wis established in 1628 as George Heriot's Hospital, bi bequest o the ryal gowdsmith George Heriot,[3] an opened in 1659.

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  1. "George Heriot's School - Edinburgh City". Scottish Schools Online. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
  2. "Facilities and Staff". George Heriot's School. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
  3. "George Heriot and his Bequest". George Heriot's School. Retrieved 13 May 2013.