We are accepting applications for boarding and day places for Autumn 2020 entry. 

If you would like to find out more, including information about the Aided Places Scheme, please email admissions@st-marys-music-school.co.uk




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Academic Staff

Kenneth Taylor
Depute Headteacher, Mathematics


Frances Findlay
Depute Headteacher, Mathematics



Yvonne Jarron
Head of Primary

Louise Munro
Primary Teacher

Holly Carmichael
Classroom Assistant

Ruth Martin

Ruth Martin
Art and Design

Kerstin Holm

Avril Cameron

Avril Cameron

Richard Bush
Physics, PE

Alison Horsey

Alison Horsey
Latin, Classical Studies

Susan Saunderson

Emma Wilson
French, Spanish, Careers

Heike Ulferts

Heike Ulferts
German, French

Gavin Frost
Geography, Modern Studies, PE


Greg Murray
History, Head of Guidance

Alan Dunsmore


Elena Masoero


Jane Bambridge
Support for Learning

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St Mary’s Music School is one of the nine specialist Music and Dance Schools the UK (and the only one in Scotland)  funded by the UK Government and providing the finest training in Britain. It is a co-educational, non-denominational specialist music school, offering a world class standard of music and academic education to musically gifted children aged 9-19 years. It is also the Choir School of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh. It attracts day and boarding pupils from across Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Europe and internationally. 

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