Frequently asked questions asked by parents looking for the best schools near Old Original Rosslyn Hotel

How do I find out what schools are available around Roslin? 

There are some frighteningly frank websites for you to choose from. The Government one is You simply enter your location, perhaps Roslin, or another location and select primary schools or secondary schools. All the information parents need all there in percentages!

You could also try the paid for websites like . This one is quite cheap and you can pay monthly.

This is of course just the very first stage in selecting a school. You will to need see the videos on this page before even thinking of visiting the shortlist of schools on your list.

How do I find the state school catchment area in or around Old Original Rosslyn Hotel? 
If you just need to know your school catchment area try .If you are looking for exhaustive information on the schools as well go to

How do I find out how good a school is?
You will absolutely have to visit the school. However, do look at the video below. For armed is to be fore warned!

Nursery Schools

What's the difference between nursery and preschool? 
Preschools usually work around a formal curriculum and trained teachers - making them a little more expensive! Nursery schools are usually a more relaxed learning environment and more flexible enrolment terms. They are also cheaper and vary greatly.

What age is a preschooler? Ages up to 4 is considered preschooler with toddlers are 1 - 3 year old bracket. Basically 4-year-old are not 'toddling' around any more and so are no longer toddlers!

What does preschool mean? A preschool, or nursery school, is a pre-primary school, or play school for early childhood education. Preschool is for children before they begin compulsory education at primary school. 

Is Pre K considered preschool? Pre K schools are pre-kindergartens.

This page should help you answer these school finding questions!


Local Area Creches and Day Nurseries for EH25
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PreSchools and Playgroups for Roslin

Little Hawthorn

16 Hawthorn Gardens, Loanhead EH20 9EG, UK – 0131 440 3057

Provides preschool care

Beeslack High School

Edinburgh Rd, Penicuik EH26 0QF, UK – 01968 678060

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Pinocchio's Children's Nurseries Penicuik

Eastfield Dr, Penicuik EH26 8BA, UK – 01968 679007

After School Care

Rosewell After School Club

Pavilion, Rosewell EH24 9DN, UK – 0131 448 2505

Loanhead After School Club

George Ave, Loanhead EH20 9LA, UK – 0131 448 0103

Choosing a school around Roslin. This is an Australian video but has some really good Tips!

Roslin Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Roslin

Independent Schools for Roslin - private preparatory and senior schools. Prep schools age 8 yrs to 11yrs or 13 yrs. Senior schools age 11yrs or 13 yrs to 18yrs. Some independent schools have a pre-prep department (age 3 to 8yrs) as well as prep and senior schools. Independent schools can be co-educational or single sex.

Best Roslin Secondary Schools -

Paradykes Primary School

Mayburn Ave, Loanhead EH20 9HB, UK – 0131 271 4650

Brand new school with open design and great access. Teachers are committed and children are having great time with all the spaces.

St Margaret's R C Primary School

34 to, 36 Edgefield Pl, Loanhead EH20 9DY, UK – 0131 271 4685

Beeslack High School

Edinburgh Rd, Penicuik EH26 0QF, UK – 01968 678060

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Independent Schools

Glencorse Primary School

Graham's Rd, Milton Bridge, Penicuik EH26 0QR, UK – 0131 271 4590

Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for EH25 9LE . LEA primary schools age 4yrs (the year in which a child is 5) to 11yrs. Secondary schools age 11yrs to 16yrs or 18 yrs. Each school has a local catchment area.

Primary Schools

Mauricewood Primary School

11 Muirhead Pl, Penicuik EH26 0LE, UK – 0131 271 4630

Great school , very helpful and the staff are friendly

Without a doubt, one of the best schools my children have been to. Excellent staff, highly motivated and very supportive.

Strathesk Primary School

4 Eastfield Farm Rd, Penicuik EH26 8EZ, UK – 0131 271 4705

Good school with well educated staff

Perfect staff who love their jobs! Perfect

Roslin Primary School

8 Pentland View Pl, Roslin EH25 9ND, UK – 0131 271 4660

Wonderful staff. Can't ask for more than that.

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted reports directly to Parliament and is independent and impartial, inspecting and regulating services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Click for the full database of OFSTED's inspection reports - check out schools in EH25 or anywhere in the country.
GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting your child into the school of your choice. The web site covers all you need to about education choices with tips and a guide to the application process and issues that could impact your child's school day, from dealing with bullying, to money issues, to how to work out school catchment areas when they move schools.
Independent Schools Council Website - has a search facility: by county, school or postcode. The ISC brings together eight associations of independent schools, their heads, bursars and governors and represents over 1,200 independent schools in the UK and overseas.
Schools Web Directory - lists all UK local education authorities with a click-through to their websites. Each Local Authority has lists of its own schools and details of application procedures.
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Lists more than 31,000 UK state and independent schools and colleges, including over 26,000 UK School, College and University Websites. Search for schools or search for educational establishments anywhere in the UK by geographical county, postcode, name or LEA.

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Dyslexia support centres
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Special schools for Roslin for moderate to severe learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical impairment, complex health needs, communication difficulties, dyspraxia and other special needs.

Special Needs Schools around you

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Website with facility to search for many different kinds of special needs schools and links to lots of support groups.  Find a special needs school near Roslin or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education Centres for EH25 - Language Tuition

Adult Education Centres for Roslin which may run evening or daytime language classes

Adult Education

Community Education Department

Beeslack Community High School, Edinburgh Road, Penicuik EH26 0QF, UK – 01968 673893

Beeslack Community High School - Community Facilities

Edinburgh Rd, Penicuik EH26 0QF, UK – 01968 673893

Zumba with Yvonne

133 Mayburn Ave, Loanhead EH20 9ER, UK – 0131 440 0180

Language Schools

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK – 0131 651 7300

Before and after pictures, my boy was well looked after, treated like a king! So much so he didn’t want to come home 🙄 lovely staff, students and vets!

Having to take my kitty there for chemotherapy every week atm. All the staff are fantastic, they explained everything so well and I feel very secure leaving her in such safe hands. This place is truly brilliant.

Language Schools for Roslin

Language schools for EH25. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Roslin

Private Tuition for EH25
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Private Tutors

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