Glasgow school named number one in Scotland

It’s time to celebrate: a Glasgow school has been named the best in Scotland for the second year running. 

The Sunday Times School Guide 2019 has ranked Jordanhill School as number one in Scotland with 81% of students achieving five or more Highers.

Glasgow schools dominated the top 10 taking seven spots on the list which is compiled by Parent Power, using recent exam results.


The number two spot was taken by St Ninian’s in Giffnock followed by Williamwood and Mearns Castle at four and five, both in East Renfrewshire.

Bearsdean academy came in sixth, Bishopbriggs Academy eighth and Douglas Academy in Milngavie in tenth place.

The coveted title of Scottish State Secondary School of the Year was awarded to Boroughmuir High in Edinburgh.

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