The Royal High School Club was
founded in 1849 with the objective of maintaining the history and standards
of the principal school of Edinburgh.
Welcome to the Club website - we hope you enjoy its features.
HRH The Duke of Kent
visited the School on 19th January 2020, as a delayed part of the Barnton 50th
celebrations. A full report is available
in the news pages.
The 2019 Remembrance Service
was held on Monday 11th November.
A report and photographs can be seen in the news pages.
The 2019 Prize Giving
was held on Friday 28th June. A report
and photographs can be seen in the news pages.
The 2019 Annual Dinner was held on Friday 22nd
March in the Principal Charlotte Square. The toast to the Club
and School was offered by Professor
Peter Hayes, Head of the Division of Health Sciences, Edinburgh University.
Photographs of the event in the
The 50th Anniversary of the
Barnton Campus establishment is being held in 2018.
Aside the 'Royal Preview for two' (see the news
pages), other events were:
Procession/Sponsored Walk from Regent Road
to Barnton - photos here,
Gala Dinner at Dynamic Earth, October 5th -
photos here, KT singers
During the Gala Dinner, John Murray, Ken Thomson (Mr KT) and Anne Richards were
expertly filmed by Ian Cowie for the digital history. Youtube links
to the videos are available on request.
Memorial tablets for those FP's who died in
World War 2 were unveiled on November 9th. The tablets were
and commissioned by a Former Pupil, with funding provided by the Royal High
School Club. Photographs are
available in the news pages.
A New President
April saw the installation of a new President.
Ian Cowie, committee member for several years, took over from David Williamson,
and one of his first duties was to chair the Prize Giving. See
the news pages for a report and photographs.
new School History - in digital format for the first time, can be
obtained from Alastair Allanach
who co-edits the product with Tom Bacciarelli.
For pen pictures of the committee, please click