I loved my time at The High School of Glasgow, I made friends for life and memories which I will forever look back fondly on."
Our pupils are at the heart of everything. Each unique individual forms an integral part of our wider School community.
Our School motto, 'Sursum Semper', translates as 'Ever Upwards', a message we instil in each pupil from day one.
Memorable learning every day via creative, exciting and novel methods of teaching both in and outside of the classroom.
Pupils and alumni honour our connection to the city of Glasgow, making positive differences within their communities.
Children are provided with the best start in life via our nurturing indoor and outdoor play spaces, emphasising the importance of discovery and encouraging exploration.
We offer educational excellence and ambition in a warm and nurturing environment where memories are made and life-long friendships formed.
Shaping all-round individuals through academic opportunities and extra-curricular pursuits, helping learners to discover their path in life under our guidance.
Nearly 900 years since its inception, the oldest school in Scotland
Extra-curricular clubs on offer
Percentage of Fifth Year pupils gaining 5 or more Higher passes in 2020-21 Exam Diet
Elmbank Street was full of 'characters' both in the teaching fraternity as well as amongst the pupils."
The HSOG family provides a rock that’s always there when you need it."
HSOG gave me a rock solid foundation for my student years and my subsequent career path."
The most important aspect of my life at School was music. (It) immeasurably enriched my life."
The School welcomed John Shaw and his wife, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, this week to visit The John Shaw Science Wing for the first time.