Milne's High School
Moray, United Kingdom
About Milne's High School
Milne's High School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary in Fochabers, Moray. The School Badge comprises three boars’ heads with a pheon in the centre, set on a green background. The school motto translates from Latin as 'With Speed and Zeal.’
The village of Fochabers has a population of 1,800, and is located 10 miles east of Elgin. Its most famous former resident is entrepreneur Alexander Milne, whose estate led to the school’s founding in 1846. The high school is located close by to Milne's Primary School, and is located five miles from the coastline. The region of Moray is located in northern Scotland, situated between the council territories of Aberdeenshire and the Highlands.
Values and vision
As well as dedication to academic excellence, Milne’s takes great pride in offering opportunities for students to expand their horizons outside of school hours. Extra-curricular activities on offer range from sporting interests such such as football, dancing and hockey to various musical groups such as the school orchestra, jazz band and choir. Every other year students are given the opportunity to visit southern Tanzania for a month long trip as part of the World Challenge.
“The overall quality of teaching was good. Most teachers delivered well-planned lessons using a variety of resources. Almost all teachers shared the content of lessons with pupils and in the most effective lessons, they also shared the purpose. Their explanations were clear and developed pupils’ understanding very well. Almost all teachers interacted very effectively with pupils.”