Health & Safety at Leith School of Art

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Year-Long Courses

Applications for 2021/22 will open December 2020!


A leading Scottish Art School in Edinburgh

Leith School of Art is an independent art college with charitable status. With our excellent staff to student ratios and high quality teaching, the School is an exceptional place to learn whether you are an established artist or a complete beginner. 

We want our high quality teaching to be available to everyone and are committed to providing access to our courses to people of all backgrounds, experience and aspiration, irrespective of age, ability or personal circumstances. We pride ourselves on our supportive and nurturing environment, and welcome all those who want to learn about art and design.



Visit the School

Due to Covid-19 our Open Days have been temporarily suspended. You can still visit the School by appointment. Please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time to see the School and courses in action

Term Dates 2020/21

Term 1: Autumn 
Monday 7 September 2020 – Saturday 12 December 2020
Half Term: 19 - 23 October 2020
Event week: 14 - 18 December 2020

Term 2: Spring 
Monday 4 January 2021 – Saturday 27 March 2021
Half Term: 8 - 14 February 2021

Term 3: Summer
Monday 12 April 2021 – Saturday 19 June 2021
No half term
Exhibition week:  21 - 27 June 2021