Cathkin High School

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Cathkin High School
Motto Be All You Can Be
Established 1970
Closed Moved to a new building nearby in October 2008
Type Secondary School Comprehensive School
Headteacher Anne Marie McNair
Depute Headteacher J Taylor
D Gebbie
D Levey
R Doig
Location Langlea Road
G72 8ES
Local authority South Lanarkshire
Staff 81.4 FTE
Students 1200+
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Houses Burns, Carnegie, Kelvin, Livingston, MacKintosh, Telford
Colours Red & yellow
School years S1-S6
Feeder Schools Cathkin Primary School
Cairns Primary School
James Aiton Primary School
Hallside Primary School
Loch Primary School
West Coats Primary School
Website Cathkin High School

Cathkin High School is a state secondary school in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire (Greater Glasgow), Scotland.


The Headteacher is Anne Marie McNair. She is assisted by her Depute Headteachers Mr Doig, Mrs Leevy, Mrs Gebbie, Mr Taylor


Cathkin uses a house system. The school is split into five these and they are:

  • Burns
  • Carnegie
  • Kelvin
  • Livingston
  • Macintosh
  • Telford

Feeder Schools[edit]

James Aiton Primary, Cairns Primary, Cathkin Primary, Hallside Primary, Loch Primary, West Coats Primary.

Notable former pupils and teachers[edit]

Also a former pupil of Cathkin High school Duncan Weir, who now plays professional rugby for the Glasgow Warriors.

Also Professional Footballer Kenny McLean attended Cathkin High, he now plays for Scottish Premier League team St Mirren

Geography teacher, Mr Kerr Thomson, is an up-and-coming author of The Sound Of Whales Published by Chicken House .

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Coordinates: 55°48′38″N 4°10′59″W / 55.81056°N 4.18306°W / 55.81056; -4.18306