Stirling High School is a state high school for 11-18 year olds run by Stirling Council in Stirling, Scotland. We are one of seven high schools in the Stirling area, and have approximately 950 pupils. We are located on Torbrex Farm Road, near Torbrex Village in the suburbs of Stirling, previously being situated on the old volcanic rock where Stirling Castle lies and on Ogilvie Road.  Our headteacher is Paul Cassidy.

Originally established for the training of ecclesiastics, we began as the seminary of the Church of the Holy Rude, founded in the reign of David I in 1129. Both the church and school, along with those of Perth, were brought under the charge of the monks of the Church of the Holy Trinity of Dunfermline in 1173.

Our school motto is “Tempori Parendum” –  ‘be prepared for your time’.  Our school values are Respect, Responsibility and Achievement.

In our school community we provide stimulating and challenging experiences that will enable all learners to develop the skills, knowledge, attitudes and values that will prepare them for life today and in the future.

We will achieve this by:

  • creating a culture of mutual respect and understanding,
  • planning relevant and motivating learning opportunities,
  • encouraging innovation and creativity in both staff and learners,
  • being self-aware and having high expectations and
  • developing effective partnerships within and beyond our school community.