Young Octorial 


Young Octorial 

Activity programme

In the evenings there are activities every night for those students on residential courses and three nights per week for students staying with host families. Evening activities include lively entertainment, from supervised discos to Scottish evenings and treasure hunts. All students go on a full day excursion on Saturdays and residential students also enjoy a half-day outing on Sunday.

0930-1230 1330-1600 1900-2100
Monday Lessons

Sports Afternoon

Enjoy an afternoon of sport. Learn

some skills and put them into practice.

Arts & Crafts

Design, make, paint, draw, and build your creative side.

Tuesday Lessons

Edinburgh Zoo

Be inspired and excited about conservation

of the living world with animals from around the globe.

Tenpin Bowling

A bit of fun bowling the night away at one of Edinburgh's bowling alleys.

Wednesday Lessons


Enjoy an afternoon on the tennis courts. Play singles or doubles or just for fun!

Challenge Night

A fabulously fun evening of team challenges and friendly competitions.

Thursday Lessons

Water of Leith & Modern Art


Look around the unique art gallery then wander along the beautiful Water of Leith.


Relax and enjoy a swim in Edinburgh's indoor Commonwealth pool.

Friday Lessons

Free afternoon

Spend an afternoon exploring Edinburgh with your friends.


Dance the night away to British and European tunes.


Full day excursion to St. Andrews & FalklandPalace

A trip to the famous Royal Residence of the Stuart King’s and Queens. Spend the afternoon in St Andrews where you can visit the British golf museum, sealife centre, castle, cathedral or beach.


1900 ‘Miss Pollock’

A residential speciality. A pageant with a difference, guaranteed to be a fabulously fun & memorable night for all!

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