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Vision, Aims & Values


Our vision is to be the best state secondary school in Scotland. By this, we mean:

  1. The quality of our teaching rivals that of any school
  2. We support, challenge and inspire every student to achieve the very best they can
  3. Everyone in our school community enjoys their work and feels proud of the community they are part of


We aim to 'create outstanding individuals'. By this, we mean students who are committed to:

  1. Learn - as much as they can
  2. Achieve - the very best they can
  3. Contribute - to make our school and community better and better


Guiding us in everything we do are five core values (CRESS):

  1. Committed - we have a mindset of continuous improvement
  2. Respectful - of others, the building, of ourselves
  3. Enthusiastic - we get out what we put in
  4. Supportive - there is help when we need it
  5. Safe - we look out for each other