The History of Leith

March 20, 2006

A Brief History of Leith Academy

Leith Academy is one of the oldest schools in Scotland. Its usual date of founding is given as 1560, but there are references to the “grammer scule of Leith” as early as 1521. In 1560 Leith Grammar School was placed under the Control of the Kirk Session of Leith Parish, and remained there until 1806. for more click here

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