Royal High School - Edinburgh

Pool Information

Size: 20 metres x 6 lanes
Average Temperature: 29 degrees Celsius

Changing Rooms: There are separate male and female changing rooms with access onto poolside.

Hygiene: Our teachers really love it when children blow their noses and go to the toilet before the start of lessons. This tends to avoid any unwanted surprises and causes minimum disruption to the lessons!

Meeting Point

Children and parents can make their way onto poolside via the changing rooms and take a seat in our seating area at the shallow end of the pool. The Progress Adviser will show children where to go at the start of their lessons.

Viewing the Pool

Royal High School offers excellent view opportunities due the fact there is poolside viewing. This allows you to feel part of your child’s progression and can listen to valuable teaching points from week to week. We have sole use of the pool during the lessons.

Personal Equipment


  • Eye goggles must be worn to allow for clear vision.
  • No baggy shorts are allowed as they restrict leg movement.
  • All children must wear their SwimEasy swim cap to prevent distractions and for pool cleanliness.
  • Swimming Costumes must be tight fitting preferably one size smaller than normal.
  • Recommended:

  • Towel
  • Pool Shoes
  • Robe
  • T-Shirt

Entrance & Parking

From the mini roundabout at Davidson's Mains/Quality Street, take Cramond Road North. (Pass Somerfields) turn first left into Barnton Avenue and then second left at the school sign into East Barnton Avenue and the school entrance is immediately on your right. Continue along the driveway and park in the staff car park to your right and straight ahead. You should enter the school via the main school entrance. Take the steps up to the main level and continue along the corridor to the end, taking a left then up a few steps to the right. You will now be in the sports complex. The boys and girls changing rooms are on the right and the left of the corridor.

Address & Times

Royal High School - Edinburgh

East Barnton Avenue

Edinburgh, EH4 6JPE

Days and Times


(1-1 and 1-2)

16:30 - 19:00

Call Now to Book

0131 466 0764

Holiday Dates 2016-2017

Day Rolling Programme Starts Autumn Exclusion
Winter Exclusion
Spring Exclusion
Summer Exclusion
Rolling Programme
Tuesday 30 August 18 October 20 & 27 December
3 & 10 January
14 February
4 & 11 April
- 13 June