Centres of excellence

Do you have a talented child? They may benefit from attending one of Scotland's six national centres of excellence – schools which allow gifted children to maximise their potential.

The following centres are located within comprehensive schools from which students gain a broad general education whilst receiving additional time for specialist study:




To find out more, contact your local authority.

Related links

Highly able pupils - Advice on supporting your gifted or talented child.

St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh - St Mary's Music School is Scotland's independent specialist music school and the choir school of St Mary's Cathedral, offering music and academic education to young musicians, aged 9-19.