Woodmill High School

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Woodmill High School is a local authority run high school in Dunfermline, Scotland. It is one of four high schools in the city.

The school opened in 1958, to serve the expanding estates of Abbeyview, Touch, Brucefield and Garvock. The name Woodmill comes from the former purpose of the land it was built on. It was initially a Secondary School, but was upgraded to full High School status in 1968. Woodmill is also the designated High School for children from the coastal villages of North Queensferry, Limekilns and Charlestown.

Woodmill's most famous alumna is the singer and actress Barbara Dickson, who attended the school in the early 1960s. She dedicated her debut album to one of her former music teachers at the school, who apparently claimed she "was not the best singer in the class but certainly the loudest".

Former pupil Murray McCallum has represented Scotland in rugby at numerous age brackets and currently plays for Heriot's in the BT Premiership.[1]


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Coordinates: 56°04′13″N 3°25′34″W / 56.0704°N 3.4260°W / 56.0704; -3.4260