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 D Gebbie
D Levey
R Doig
K McConachie
Location Langlea Road
G72 8ES
Local authority South Lanarkshire
Staff 81.4 FTE
Students 1004
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 school was built at a cost of £1.25 million and opened in November 1970.[1]

As of September 2015 the school had 1004 pupils on the school roll and 88 Full-time equivalent staff.[2]


The Headteacher is Anne Marie McNair who was previously an assistant head at nearby Stonelaw High School. She is assisted by her Depute Headteachers Mr Doig, Mr McConachie, Mrs Gebbie and Mrs Leevy.


Cathkin uses a house system. The school is split into six houses 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]

Notable former pupils include:


  1. ^ "New high school opened". Glasgow Herald. 17 November 1970. p. 8. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Parentzone: Cathkin High School". Education Scotland. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 

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