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Edinburgh, EH4 1QX, Scotland
Independent day and boarding school
|Founder||Sir William Fettes|
|Age||7 to 18|
|Colour(s)||Chocolate and magenta|
|Alumni||Old Fettesians (OFs)|
The school was originally a boarding school for boys only and became co-ed in 1983.
In 1978 the College had a nine-hole golf course, an ice-skating rink used in winter for ice hockey and in summer as an outdoor swimming pool, a cross-country running track and a rifle shooting range within the forested 300-acre grounds.
The school was founded with a bequest of Sir William Fettes in 1870 and started admitting girls in 1970.
The main building was designed by David Bryce.
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