Buckie High School
Moray, United Kingdom
About Buckie High School
Buckie Community High School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in the town of the town of Buckie in Moray, Scotland. It is a community state school and has a partnership with a school in Tanzania. A larger than average size for a school of its type, the school prospectus reports a student roll of 750 secondary and sixth form students between the ages of 12-18.
The origins of a secondary school in Buckie go back to 1875, when it was owned by the Rathven School Board. It has been through a number of different ownerships and locations, including Banffshire County Council, Grampian Regional Court and finally the Moray Council, the latter of where it was transferred in 1996.
Values and Vision
Buckie is a school with a strong emphasis on its community nature. It is a supportive environment where students have high expectations and a number of challenges to help them succeed. It is a proud school with a high sense of achievement, with the value of treating each student as an individual.
“The strong lead given by the headteacher and the senior leadership team to improving the school [is a strength, alongside] staff teamwork and commitment to improving the quality of education. The broad curriculum… provides many opportunities for young people to achieve. [There is a great] strength of partnership working with external agencies to support and enhance learning [and a strong level of] support provided by staff for young people with additional support needs.”