Beeslack High School

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Beeslack Community High School
Address
Edinburgh Road
Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH26 0QF
Scotland
Coordinates 55°50′09″N 3°13′14″W / 55.835873°N 3.220565°W / 55.835873; -3.220565Coordinates: 55°50′09″N 3°13′14″W / 55.835873°N 3.220565°W / 55.835873; -3.220565
Information
Funding type State-funded
Established 1984
Status Open
Head Teacher Jim Cassidy
Age 11 to 18
Number of students 860
Campus Main Building, Bistro, plateau area and sports courts incl. swimming pool
Campus size 17.5 acre
Campus type Urban
Accreditation SQA
Feeder schools Strathesk, Mauricewood,
Roslin, Paradykes & Ladywood
Colours Black
Website

Beeslack Community High School is a non-denominational secondary state school located in Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland. The school was built in 1984 and covers 17.5 acres (71,000 m2) of ground on the edge of Penicuik at Glencorse.

The school has an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and a smaller fitness suite. In 2006/7 a bistro was built on the side of the school creating extra eating areas.

The current Headteacher Jim Cassidy began in August 2009 after leaving Gracemount High School.

Beeslack has a school roll of around 800-900 pupils with around 100 teachers. The pupils are separated into year groups which are further divided into registration classes.

The school uniform consists of the whole school wearing black trousers or for girls skirts, shirts and a jumper along with ties. S6 pupils wear modified uniform blazers and prefect ties.

Beeslack has many sports teams including a ski team.

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