SQA Certification Day
Tue August 9, 2022
ESS does not select on academic ability and there is no entrance exam to join the School. Our curriculum ensures that irrespective of exam choices, pupils receive a broad education which encompasses science, the arts, crafts, languages and humanities through the Main Lesson Programme, unique to Steiner Waldorf education.
Pupils here start formal learning at ESS in their seventh year – up to 2.5 years later than mainstream P1.
Our Upper School perform well above the national average academically, benefiting from exam subject ratios of between 5 – 8 pupils to one teacher.
In 2021, we celebrated a 100% pass rate in the face of months of disruption and uncertainty to education.
Academic excellence allows our young people ‘lift-off’, but it is our creative approach to learning which really encourages them to fly.