Hamilton College A GSG School
- Hamilton College
- Head: Mr Tom McPhail
- T 01698 282700
- F 01698 281589
- E principal@hami…ncollege.co.uk
- W www.hamiltoncollege.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: South Lanarkshire
- Pupils: 580
- Religion: Christian
- Fees: £7,425 - £9,855 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Probably the starkest school building in the Scottish independent sector - a pale blue shoebox with bright red signage rising oddly behind some spectacular ornate railings (a relic of the former Hamilton Palace) but with stunning views and masses of...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysProbably the starkest school building in the Scottish independent sector - a pale blue shoebox with bright red signage rising oddly behind some spectacular ornate railings (a relic of the former Hamilton Palace) but with stunning views and masses of space overlooking Hamilton Park race course. The pitches are actually...
Since September 2016, Tom McPhail, appointed when previous head John Taylor left for 'personal reasons' after only one year.
The school 'has high academic expectations' and, using the Scottish exam system, offers Nationals at S4, generally five Highers at S5 and a combination of Highers and Advanced Highers at S6. French, from J5, German and Latin, from SI, on offer. All three sciences taught from S1.
Results are solid with high spots in history and chemistry. RMPS for all has an excellent...