About ESMS

A unique family of independent schools

Welcome to the ESMS, a vibrant, family of independent schools, for 3-18 year olds, in the heart of Edinburgh.

We offer a co-educational nursery and  junior school, single-sex but closely twinned secondary education and a co-educational sixth form. 

Find out more about our schools below, as well as information on staff vacancies, our contact details and our term dates.

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Our Heritage

The history of Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools

ESMS Junior School children in  the library

Contact Us

Find the contact details for each of our schools

Term Dates 2023 / 24

Term dates for all ESMS schools

Leadership Team

Meet our Executive Leadership Team and Governing Council

Staff Vacancies

Teaching and non-teaching jobs available at ESMS