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 RC 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]
HeadteacherMrs Joan Daly
Depute HeadteachersChris Moore, Martin Connelly, Fiona Forbes
GenderMixed
Age11 to 18
Websitehttp://www.holyroodrchighschool.co.uk/

Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team


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

History


The original Holy Rood RC High School was opened in 1971,[2] 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.
  2. "Holy Rood RC Secondary School". www.scottisharchitects.org.uk. Retrieved 28 October 2020.

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