College

Established in 1929, Basil Paterson is a small independent college and exam centre located in the heart of Edinburgh.

At Basil Paterson Tutorial College we like to treat all our students as adults, encouraging them to take responsibility for their learning and achievement. We offer a small, friendly learning context and a supportive atmosphere with small class sizes and experienced tutors.

We feel that personalised teaching can have an extremely positive impact on all pupils and helps create a comfortable learning environment conducive to academic development.

About the College

We offer an academic, year-round alternative to school for students aged 16 plus. Small class sizes with no more than 6 students per class. Part time day courses, online courses and 1:1 tuition available in a range of subjects at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher.

 

Our Academic Approach

We strive to create an intensive learning experience where pupils are challenged as well as supported.

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Dates and Fees

2021/22 Dates and Fees

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SQA Courses

We offer an academic, year-round alternative to school for students aged 16 plus.

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Admissions

Pupils may enter Basil Paterson College aged 16 plus.

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What other people say

A truly outstanding school

After a prolonged period of ill health and resultant long term absences from school, our daughter was disengaging with education. The wonderful support offered by Basil Paterson got her back on track and we don’t believe our daughter would have got to Nat 5 stage at any other school. Teaching of the highest standard, coupled…

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