Govan High School

Glasgow City, United Kingdom

Location: Glasgow City, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State

About Govan High School

Govan High School is a mixed, non-denominational, non-selective secondary school with sixth form  in Glasgow serving students from the age of 12-18. There are approximately 417 students on record.

Govan High School was established in 1974 and has been at its resent site since 1969. The building was refurbished and re-opened in 2002 by former pupil, Sir Alex Ferguson CBE. Facilities at the secondary school include a swimming pool, sports pitches and ICT suite. 


Nancy Belford

Values and vision

Govan High School’s vision is for all students to fulfil their potential and succeed to the best of their ability throughout their school years. The secondary school aims to deliver all students a varied and challenging learning curriculum for them to progress in academic attainment. Students are nurtured to have the skills and attributes needed for them to succeed in later life, with the school’s values of respect responsibility, integrity, perseverance and excellence underpinned in all that they teach. It wishes for all pupils to fel safe and happy, healthy and to achieve great things. Govan High School wants to be a caring and inclusive community where parents and pupils work together to create the best possible chances for all students.

Education Scotland Report

“The pride which young people have in their school and the strong sense of community. The effective leadership of the headteacher in directing significant change. This has led to an improving culture and ethos within the school. She is very well supported by staff at all levels in taking forward developments.”

View Govan High School’s latest Education Scotland Report 

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Address: 12 Ardnish Street, Glasgow, G51 4NB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 141 582 0090