Basil Paterson Middle School & Tutorial College A GSG School
- Basil Paterson Middle School & Tutorial College
65 & 66 Queen Street
- Head: Claire Samuel
- T 01312 225 6070
- F 01312 266701
- E info@basilpate…onschool.co.uk
- W www.basilpater…nschool.co.uk/
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 14 to 19
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Edinburgh, City of
- Pupils: 35
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £12,000 pa
- Open days: Annual
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: Basil Paterson Middle School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Two splendid Georgian houses strategically joined together at ground and basement in Edinburgh’s posh Queen Street. Some original ceilings still visible, with 12 classrooms of random size, some with spectacular views to the north over the Firth of Forth, state-of-the-art...
What the school says...
Fabulous city centre location. Small classes. Individual tuition. Experienced teaching staff. Friendly atmosphere. UCAS support. Homestay accommodation.
Basil Paterson Middle School & Tutorial College offer an alternative to students in secondary education. Our college atmosphere offers a sense of independence, and support and individual attention help students through the transition between school and what lies ahead. With both Scottish and English exam boards available, students can study intermediate (level 2), Highers, Advanced Highers, GCSEs and A Levels, either full-time or in flexible tuition classes. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysTwo splendid Georgian houses strategically joined together at ground and basement in Edinburgh’s posh Queen Street. Some original ceilings still visible, with 12 classrooms of random size, some with spectacular views to the north over the Firth of Forth, state-of-the-art computers (email access for all), student common room and study centre. A dedicated...
Edinburgh's oldest and most famous tutorial college, founded in 1929 to offer ‘bespoke education for all’, comes under the umbrella of the Oxford Intensive School of English (OISE) empire. The answer to many a parent’s prayer. Huge number of subjects on offer: Scottish Highers, Advanced Highers and National 5s; plus GCSE and AS/A levels with all three English exam boards. College is an accredited exam centre for SQA, Edexcel, OCR and AQA, plus Cambridge Specialist exams.
Special Education Needs
Our Tutorial College offers student-centred individual tuition as well as tuition for examinations in small classes of up to 6 students. Our tutors are familiar with teaching students with a variety of learning difficulties and can work with them on an individual basis. We are experienced in presenting students who require special arrangements (readers, scribes etc.) for examinations. Being a small college we are able to offer a caring, supportive environment for students with particular learning difficulties. Our premises in Queen Street have facilities for students who require wheelchair access. We share our facilities with our English Language School which specialises in teaching English to overseas students. 10-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|