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Fettes College
Fettes College Crest.svg
Address
Carrington Road
Coordinates 55°57′49″N 03°13′34″W / 55.96361°N 3.22611°W / 55.96361; -3.22611Coordinates: 55°57′49″N 03°13′34″W / 55.96361°N 3.22611°W / 55.96361; -3.22611
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Type Public school
Independent day and boarding school
Motto Industria
Established 1870; 151 years ago (1870)
Founder Sir William Fettes
Local authority City of Edinburgh
Headmistress Helen Harrison
Gender Mixed
Age 7 to 18
Enrollment 750
Houses Carrington
Glencorse
Kimmerghame
Moredun
Arniston
College East
College West
Dalmeny
Craigleith
Colour(s) Chocolate and magenta         
Mascot Bee
Publication The Fettesian
The Hive
Alumni Old Fettesians (OFs)

Fettes College is a private co-educational independent boarding and day school in Edinburgh, Scotland, with over two-thirds of its pupils in residence on campus.

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.

Fettes is sometimes referred to as a public school, although the term is traditionally used in Scotland for state schools.

The school was founded with a bequest of Sir William Fettes in 1870 and started admitting girls in 1970.

It follows the English rather than Scottish education system and has nine houses.

The main building was designed by David Bryce.

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