Currie High School

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Currie High School
Currie Community High School (coat of arms).jpeg
Motto Labore et honore
Headteacher Doreen McKinnon
Depute Headteacher Percy Farren, Clive Walton, Alan McKinney
Location Dolphin Avenue
EH14 5RD
Students 776[1]

Currie Community High School is a six-year comprehensive school serving the south-west of the City of Edinburgh, Scotland. The school roll currently stands at 982 of whom 20% attend as a result of parental placing requests. The school's feeder primary schools are Currie Primary School, Nether Currie Primary School and Juniper Green Primary School. Several Labour Party politicians have made visits, including former First Minister Henry McLeish, also more recently First Minister Jack McConnell, Sarah Boyack and David Miliband. It has also been visited by William Hague and Malcolm Rifkind.

The school is a Community High School, offering classes, activities and events to the local community.


The Headteacher is currently Doreen McKinnon who was appointed over K Paton on 1 April 2014. She is assisted by her deputy headteachers Percy Farren, Clive Walton and Alan McKinney.[2]


The present building opened in 1966 and was extensively refurbished between 1996 – 1998.

Notable former pupils[edit]

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  2. ^ "Currie Community High School". 

Coordinates: 55°53′46″N 3°19′7″W / 55.89611°N 3.31861°W / 55.89611; -3.31861