Lochaber High School
Highland, United Kingdom
About Lochaber High School
Lochaber High School is a co-educational, non-denominational six year comprehensive in the Scottish Highlands. As of the most recent inspection there were 862 students on the school roll. The school is located adjacent to the River Lochy. Lochaber is a district of Fort William, whose 10,000 inhabitants make it the second largest town in the Highlands. The school promotes extra-curricular activities, including sports such as football and sixth year trips to London. The school excels in the sport of shinty, and in previous years have been U14 and U16 national champions. The school was founded in 1960, and has 11 associated primary schools in the area.
‘This inspection found the following key strengths:
Strong and very effective leadership of the headteacher.
Very positive relationships between young people and staff.
Overall quality of young people’s learning experiences.
Commitment of staff to improving outcomes for young people.
Progress in creating a very positive ethos across the school.’