if you nosy into classrooms and the drama studio and the science labs and music rooms and HFT and the art room and the library and out onto the pitches you will smell, hear and witness Scottish education at its most exciting, varied and dynamic.
The High School Experience
Memorable learning, every day.
The High School of Glasgow welcomes children from the ages of 3 to 18 to a vibrant, aspirational and high achieving co-educational day school. From the benefits of Early Years education in Kindergarten, to our nurturing, pastoral-focused Junior School and nationally recognised Senior School, pupils leave The High School with memorable experiences and countless stories to tell!
Whether it's a passion for academia, sporting pursuits, the expressive arts or getting involved in one of our 100+ clubs and societies, our school community nurtures each individual, enabling the all-round potential of every pupil to evolve in a supportive and ambitious environment.
From our inception in 1124, The High School of Glasgow has provided every child with incredible opportunities and the resources required to succeed. Today, we continue to raise the high tradition, with our pupils receiving an outstanding education alongside unique extra-curricular experiences, enabling them to discover their path and shape their future.
High School of Glasgow pupils learn in an environment that doesn’t just prepare them for the world around them - it helps them to go forth and shape it.
We possess a steadfast commitment to improving and enriching the lives of every child who comes through our doors.
Every individual that goes on The High School journey leaves with a story to tell!
Founded in the 12th century, the long and illustrious history of The High School of Glasgow spans back nearly 900 years.
The High School is a very special place which provides numerous opportunities for each individual, allowing them to develop their talents in all fields as well as to make lasting friendships.
The High School is a springboard to what you want in life!
The High School is a place where pupils thrive, no matter where their talents lie.
The High School is a place to find your passion and achieve your full potential in whatever field you choose.
The High School is so much more than just a school or just a place of work. It is a real community where everyone feels valued and everyone is encouraged to be the best that they can be.
The School is nurturing, creative, a big family and a place for all. It allows every pupil to find out what they enjoy learning about or doing and to be who they want to be.
Pupils thrive at this school and you can see them grow into confident young adults.
The School is such a warm and welcoming environment, the staff and facilities are fantastic and there are so many opportunities.
The School provides so many outlets and opportunities for pupils to grow their talents and showcase these under the guidance of excellent teachers.
The High School of Glasgow community encompasses a highly participative global network of former pupils, current and former parents and valued friends of the School.
Our community reaches out to one another, connecting for social, networking, career and mentoring opportunities, with a valuable programme of cultural, business and philanthropic events on offer for the whole community to get involved in. Time to get involved!
The annual Junior and Senior School Sports Days went off with a bang as our young athletes enjoyed some competitive action at Old Anniesland.
We were delighted to welcome back a live audience for one of the highlights of the School year, the Young Musicians of the Year Final, with our young performers dazzling all with their exceptional musical talent.
HSOG pupils will be returning to Kinyerere Primary School next summer to continue our close relationship with this school in southern Uganda.
J4 pupils held the Junior School’s first ever ‘Sustainability Social’ at Gavin’s Mill in Milngavie.
The regular timetable of classes was torn up this week as pupils enjoyed a plethora of fun-filled events as part of Activities Week 2022!
The Summer Term heralded a much-anticipated residential trip for Junior 6, travelling south to Keswick for three nights at Newlands Outdoor Centre.