Top or your best rec secondary school

(4 Posts)
TopangaD Mon 30-Oct-17 00:02:59

Hello so we have now reached the point where we have to consider secondary schools..our catch ment primary has been great can’t afford private but we are open to a move, currenly cental Ed but will like more space . Any personal recom of gighschools v v welcome to inform our house search x

TopangaD Mon 30-Oct-17 08:15:02

I meant good high schools! Not gig! Also should add we are currently catchment for Drummond and don’t doubt its a great school but we need to move. Thinking Currie balerno, leith, portobello, but not set on an area.

3nationsfamily Mon 30-Oct-17 18:43:26

We have had very good experience of Currie, although the buildings are pretty dated now the ethos and achievements of the pupils is excellent. Does well for all abilities but high rates of staying on for sixth year and good exam results as well as high rates of " positive destinations" for those not so academic. Struggling with falling rolls due to demographics though which is starting to impact range of subjects and numbers of staff but still much better In both of these than nearby Balerno.

TopangaD Mon 30-Oct-17 19:22:58

3 nations thank you that is so good to hear. Currie seems to have a great community which is what we are looking for.

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