Hillhead High School

at , Glasgow, G12 8 United Kingdom

Hillhead High School is a day school in Glasgow, Scotland, on Oakfield Avenue, neighbouring the University of Glasgow.AdmissionsIt is one of the largest schools in Glasgow.HistoryGrammar schoolUntil 1972 it was a co-educational selective school. It then became a comprehensive school.ComprehensiveIn 1972 the local authority in Glasgow abolished the selectivity process and the school gradually became a comprehensive school serving its geographical catchment area of Glasgow's West End, and serving many pupils from wider afield who had attended the primary school.Former teachers Colin Campbell, SNP MSP from 1999-2003 for West of Scotland (taught from 1961–63)School facilitiesThe school has two buildings, the Main Building and the Terrace Building. It also uses the nearby Wellington Church for mass assemblies at October, Christmas, Easter and Summer.The X-shaped listed Main Building, acquired in the 1930s, is the larger of the two buildings, and is where most pupils begin their studies. Most of the school's classrooms and offices are situated on its four floors. Also in the Main Building is the library, where a career and exam advisor makes biweekly appearances. The main building was designed by E G Wylie in 1921, and construction finished in 1929. It is now protected as a category B listed building.Originally owned by the University of Glasgow, the Terrace Building was acquired by Hillhead in c.2001. This building is used primarily for applied studies.


Hillhead High School

Glasgow G12 8
United Kingdom
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