Holy Rood High School, Edinburgh

Holy Rood High School is a Roman Catholic secondary school situated on the edge of Holyrood Park, near Arthur's Seat beside Duddingston Village, in Edinburgh.

Holy Rood High School
Address
Duddingston Road West

,
EH15 1ST

Scotland
Coordinates55.94131°N 3.14237°W / 55.94131; -3.14237
Information
TypeSecondary
MottoSpes Nostra
(Our Hope)
Religious affiliation(s)Catholicism
Established1971
Local authorityCity of Edinburgh[1]
HeadteacherLorraine Legrix
Depute HeadteachersChris Moore, Martin Connelly, Joan Daly
GenderMixed
Age11 to 18
Websitehttp://www.holyroodrchighschool.co.uk/

Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team

The Headteacher is Lorraine Legrix. She is assisted by Depute Headteachers Chris Moore, Martin Connelly, Joan Daly and Business Manager Derek Ferguson.

History

The original Holy Rood RC High School was opened in 1971, when it replaced St Anthony's Secondary School.

Facilities

The current school building was officially opened in September 2009 with the original 1970s build being demolished.

Admissions

The school has a current pupil roll of approximately 1050 pupils and 80 teaching staff.

Notes

  1. Webb 2011, p. 3.

References

  • Webb, Chris (3 May 2011), Holy Rood High School, The City of Edinburgh Council (PDF), HM Inspectorate of Education, retrieved 20 December 2014
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