Edinburgh Local

Working with schools

We work with teachers, schools and parents to develop inspiring and educational programmes in schools across the region.

Classic poem retold in contemporary performance

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
More than 60 pupils from Leith Walk Primary School will take part in a breathtaking musical performance of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner in Old College from 21-23 March.

Teaching local pupils how to twist and tuck

EUSA trampoline Club
Students at the University's Trampoline Club are giving local primary school children an opportunity to try out the sport.

Scotland-China education in East Lothian

Children with microphone
An innovative programme to teach Mandarin in East Lothian schools has now been adopted by other local authorities

Women's Football Club teams up with local school

University women's football team and school children in the Meadows
A fun football tournament for a local after-school club was organised recently by members of the Edinburgh University Women's Association Football Club (EUWAFC).

GeoSciences in schools

Children learning in the classroom
GeoSciences students are helping local schools to deliver teaching on complex subjects such as climate change.

Jedburgh pupils get a taste of genetics

Pupils from Jedburgh Grammar School have participated in a Higher Biology workshop on DNA.

It all adds up

Female student sitting on desk in Maths classroom
Maths students are supporting pupils while gaining valuable classroom experience.

Schools across Lothians getBRAINY!

Volunteers at getCONNECTED workshop
Every year since 2008, our Edinburgh Neuroscience team here at the University organise a series of getBRAINY school workshops, coordinated by Dr Jane Haley, Edinburgh Neuroscience Scientific Coordinator.

SCI-FUN in the community

Fun activities at a SCI-FUN workshop
For over two decades, the SCI-FUN Roadshow has delivered a ‘science centre’ experience to schools and communities in the Edinburgh region.

Pupils inspired to aim high

Primary school children with BALTIC freelance artist Natalie Frost
University staff are working with local schools to nurture aspiration.