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Why choose the High School?

The High School of Glasgow Junior School, located in Bearsden, aims to provide a happy, caring and safe environment, in which each individual child is encouraged to achieve his or her full potential both academically and socially.

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Why should you opt for us?  Here’s a few reasons why we feel it would be a fantastic choice…

  • Daily supervision is available from 8am, whilst out of school care facilities are provided until 6pm (at an extra cost), providing parents and caregivers with a flexibility in dropping off and picking up children, to fit around busy schedules - Click here for further information
    • The Holiday Club is part of our out of school care, providing care for children during a number of school holidays
  • Transport is available from the Southside of Glasgow in the form of the Southside bus (more information about this can be found here)
  • Our Kindergarten has the support of three qualified teachers, on a daily basis, with specialists in Music, Drama and Physical Education.
  • Amongst the rest of our talented staff who teach J1-J6, we have specialist teachers in the subjects of Art, Drama, French, Music and Physical Education
  • Here at the Junior School, your child could have the opportunity to take individual music lessons in one of 20 different types of musical instruments, whilst we also provide children with the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of ensemble bands and choirs
  • We provide weekly swimming for all children Junior 3 and above
  • IPads are used across the school and one to one for every child, for at least half the school year
  • Out-with the regular schedule, the school also has a wide range of extra-curricular clubs, punctuated by their diversity – we’re sure that with so many different options, there will always be something which will capture the imagination of your child.  Our clubs include:
    • Mandarin and Spanish
    • Various Sports clubs ranging from Judo and Taekwondo, to Tennis, Skiing or Chess  
    • Dance and Drama
    • Science
    • Zumba
    • Gardening
  • These are only a selection of the clubs we offer – for a comprehensive list of the extra-curricular clubs we provide, please click here
  • We also have residential trips to York and Newlands Adventure Centre for Junior 5 & 6 year groups
  • We like to engage our children.  Therefore, the school provides them with the opportunity to be on a variety of committees – School Council, Eco-committee, Global Citizenship Committee, Health Committee

These are only a handful of the reasons for choosing The High School of Glasgow's Junior School - For more information, please consult our Parent Information guide (which can be found here) or feel free to contact us

More information on the Junior School Open Event can be found here