Liberton High School

Liberton High School is a secondary school in Gilmerton, in the south of Edinburgh, Scotland. The head teacher is Donald J. MacdonaldFact|date=July 2007. The school currently has about 750 students studying. During the most recent HMIe inspection the school was described as the most improved secondary school in Scotland.


The school currently teaches these subjects:
*Science - Biology, Chemistry and Physics
*Business Education - Accounting and Finance, Business Management and Administration.
*Art and Design
*Craft and Design Technology
*Graphics Communication
*Religious and Moral Education (RME)
*Home Economics (HE)
*PC Passport
*Physical Education (PE)

Head of Departments

*Art and design - Dave Ramsay
*Behaviour support - Shelagh Lee
*Business Education Department - 'Shona Mathie
*CDT - Jim Heneghan
*English Department - ----- Labrizzi
*Geography and History - Sharon Kean
*Guidance - Rachel Meighan, Iain Hutchison, Ken Adens and Ian Stewart
*HE - Norah Watson
*Maths - ---- Urkurte
*Music - Scott McCorquodale
*PE - Jenny Coburn
*RME and Psychology - Joe Walker
*Support for Learning - Shona Thomson
*Sciences - Graham Crawford

Notable alumni

*Bruce Hay, Rugby Union Player

*Allan Wells, Olympic Sprint Champion, Moscow 1980

*David Martin, M.E.P.

*Donald Anderson, Former leader of Edinburgh Council

External links

* [ Liberton High School's page on Scottish Schools Online]

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