The School buildings are now closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak; all teaching activites have moved on-line for the remainder of term.

If you have any queries, please email info@st-marys-music-school.co.uk.

 
 
 

Search

 

Results and Destinations

Examination Results 2019 

Even though we are non-selective academically, with small class sizes and indvidual attention our pupils flourish and acheive excellent examination results.

In Session 2018/19  71% of pupils received A/A* grades at Advanced Higher and 96% of pupils achieved A to C grades. 

Percentage Pass Rate

A/A*

B

C

D

Overall Pass Rate

National 5

80% 

13% 

7% 

 

100%

Higher

 68%

16% 

14% 

2% 

98%

Advanced Higher   

 71%

14% 

11% 

 

97%

iGCSE Music

90% 

10% 

 

 

100%

 

Percentage Pass Rate

D1/2/3

M1/2/3

P1/2/3

Fail

Cambridge Pre-U Music

56% 

44% 

 

 

 

 

Examination Results 2018

Percentage Pass Rate

A/A*

B

C

D

Overall Pass Rate

National 5

84%

10%

3%

2%

98%

Higher

48%

37%

12%

2%

98%

Advanced Higher   

83%

14%

3%

0%

100%

iGCSE Music

100%

0%

0%

0%

100%

 

Percentage Pass Rate

D1/2/3

M1/2/3

P1/2/3

Fail

Cambridge Pre-U Music

88%

12%

0%

0%

 Destinations 

The majority of pupils choose to go on to study music at conservatoires, music college or university either in the UK or abroad. Others choose different routes. Regardless of their choice we we give them every support to help them achieve their ambition. 

Destinations for our 2019 leavers were: 

  • Royal College of Music
  • Royal Academy of Music
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Guildhall School of Music & Drama
  • Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance 
  • Royal Northern College of Music
  • University of Oxford
  • Academy of Contemporary Music 

In 2020, five of our pupils hold offers for the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. 

 

Instrumental Learning

Choir School

Saturday Music Classes

 

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. 

Learn more > 

 Sign-up to hear about the latest news and events

 

St Mary's Music School Trust Ltd, Registered No: 54504
St Mary's Music School Trust Limited is a charity No. SC014611
Registered Office: Coates Hall, 25 Grosvenor Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5EL.