St Ninian's High School A GSG School
- St Ninian's High School
Rouken Glen Road
- Head: Mr John Docherty
- T 01415 772000
- F 01415 772037
- E headteacher@st…renfrew.sch.uk
- W www.ea.e-renfr…h.uk/stninians
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 12 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: East Renfrewshire
- Pupils: 1705
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
What the Good Schools Guide says..
Clearly a dynamic school with a dynamic head and a consequently dynamic team of teachers and parents. Aims for 'all pupils to aspire to university and college without becoming singularly focused on academic results'. They achieve their aspirations and also...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysClearly a dynamic school with a dynamic head and a consequently dynamic team of teachers and parents. Aims for 'all pupils to aspire to university and college without becoming singularly focused on academic results'. They achieve their aspirations and also focus on fun. In a radical approach to parents' evenings, one teacher...
Since 2005, Mr John Docherty (early 50s), who spent much of his early teaching career at St Ninian's (and his daughter was a pupil), later becoming assistant headteacher. He was then appointed head of St Andrews, Clydebank, where he ‘served his apprenticeship' as a head, ‘learning that what goes into making a good school is, above all, not being a one-man band'. On moving back to St Ninian's he felt that, despite its good reputation, standards could be better; the school had reached