St John's RC High School

at Harefield Road, Dundee, DD3 6SY United Kingdom

St John's RC High School is a Roman Catholic secondary school in Dundee, Scotland. It was founded early in 1931 by the Marist Brothers, a religious congregation dedicated to education and under the patronage of the Virgin Mary. The school had 8 houses named after abbeys in Scotland: Balmerino, Melrose, Jedburgh, Lindores, Paisley, Kelso, Iona and Dunkeld. In July 2011, the House system was streamlined to three: Dunkeld, Jedburgh, and MelroseAs of September 2013 the school has an enrolment of 939 students, and although Catholic in outlook, welcomes all religious backgrounds, and none. Alongside core subjects such as English, Mathematics, Religious Education and P.E.,St John's offers a wide range of subjects including Drama, Modern Studies, Philosophy and Technological Studies. Courses are available at a wide range of levels including National levels 3, 4 and 5 as well as Higher and Advanced Higher in most subjects.In October 2010, Mr. George Haggarty retired as rector and Ms. Fiona McLagan assumed the role, becoming the first ever female rector of St. John's. Ms. McLagan has concentrated on improving St Johns' performance in the league tables, particularly through trying to decrease lateness. The new concept of "tutor time" was also introduced in place of normal registration period, during which pupils lead a daily prayer.


St John's RC High School
Harefield Road
Dundee DD3 6SY
United Kingdom
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P: 01382 307060
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