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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 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 space overlooking Hamilton Park race course. The pitches are actually...

Principal

Since September 2016, Tom McPhail, appointed when previous head John Taylor left for 'personal reasons' after only one year.

Academic Matters

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...

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