The History of Leith

June 18, 2011

Fee-Paying Schools of Edinburgh

Following the success of Creme de la Creme: Girls’ Schools of Edinburgh, Alasdair Roberts has written a parallel book on boys’ schools. It is largely historical, covering the High School’s classical rivalry with the Academy the rise of the Merchant Company, and the separate development of boarding schools Co-education has altered circumstances, but very high attendance remains ‘unique in Scotland, Britain, the world.’

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