Mearns Castle High School

East Renfrewshire, United Kingdom

Location: East Renfrewshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Mearns Castle High School

Mearns Castle High School is a co-educational school based in East Renfrewshire in Glasgow for students aged 11-18. It is a non-denominational school.


Dean Smith

Values and vision

Mearns Castle High School community aims to work towards sustaining a safe, inclusive, and high quality learning environment that enables its students to develop capacities as successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens, and effective contributors to society.

The school wishes for its students to be motivated and enthusiastic in their learning and for teachers exhibit the same characteristics when it comes to teaching. It aims for everyone involved in the school community to be wholly committed towards reaching the highest standards of attainment and achievement. There is a desire for students to build positive relationships and pursue a healthy and active lifestyle. Students are expected to show initiative and be enterprising and creative.   

Education Scotland

“The young people of Mearns Castle High School are highly motivated learners with high aspirations. Across the school relationships are positive and learning is active and varied. Young people work together very well on tasks which require them to think creatively. During lessons, they ask questions and discuss ideas confidently. Young people use information and communications technology (ICT), including digital cameras and electronic voting systems, effectively to demonstrate their learning.”

View Mearns Castle High School’s latest Education Scotland report


Address: Waterfoot Road, Newton Mearns, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G77 5GU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 141 577 2300