Currie High School

Currie Community High School is a six-year comprehensive school serving the south-west of the City of Edinburgh, Scotland. The school roll currently stands at 727 of whom 20% attend as a result of parental placing requests. The school's feeder primary schools are Currie Primary School, Nether Currie Primary School and Juniper Green Primary School. Several Labour Party politicians have made visits, including former First Minister Henry McLeish, also more recently First Minister Jack McConnell, Sarah Boyack and David Miliband. It has also been visited by William Hague and Malcolm Rifkind.

Currie High School
Dolphin Avenue

EH14 5RD

MottoLabore et honore
HeadteacherDoreen MacKinnon

The school is a Community High School, offering classes, activities and events to the local community.


The Headteacher is currently Doreen MacKinnon who was appointed on 1 April 2014. The Senior Leadership Team comprises Michael Brunton (Business Manager & SQA Co-ordinator), Alan McKinney (Deputy Headteacher) and Lesley Muir (Deputy Headteacher).


The present building opened in 1966 and was extensively refurbished between 1996 – 1998.

Notable former pupils


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