Taylor High School is a six-year Roman Catholic comprehensive secondary school in New Stevenston, Motherwell, Scotland. It is named after Monsignor Thomas Nimmo Taylor who was Parish Priest at St. Francis Xavier Church, Carfin for almost 50 years and who was responsible for the development of the Carfin Lourdes Grotto in 1922.School staffSenior management teamThe Headteacher is Gerry McCormick, who is assisted by his Depute Headteachers Miss Daley, Mrs Devlin, Mrs Seggie and Mrs Weir.Teaching staffThere is a teaching staff complement of approximately 54 FTE. There are 14 Principal Teachers (Curriculum), 7 Principal Teachers (Pupil Support), 1 Principal Teacher (Support for Learning and Teaching) and 1 Principal Teacher (Enterprise). The Pupil Support department operates a horizontal system of pastoral care.Catchment and facilitiesPupils attend the school from New Stevenston, Carfin, Holytown, Newarthill, Cleland and the Jerviston area of Motherwell. The school achieved School of Ambition status in 2007 with a focus on Technology. It received additional Government funding from 2007–2010 and has developed the use of technology in learning across the curriculum through the innovative use of Information and Communications Technology including hand held devices such as iPods, iPads and netbooks.In 2010-11 upgrades to the school took place including the installation of a recording studio, a Design Studio which makes use of dual boot iMacs, a multi-purpose room and a Nurture Room. A hairdressing salon has also been installed. The school also has a lift and extensive facilities for the disabled.Taylor High School has associated primary schools of Christ the King in Holytown, Our Lady & St Francis in Carfin, St Mary’s in Cleland, St Patrick’s in New Stevenston and St Teresa’s in Newarthill.