Whitehill Secondary School

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Whitehill Secondary School
TypeComprehensive school
Religionnon-denominational
HeadteacherL Connor
Location280 Onslow Drive
Glasgow
G31 2QF
Scotland
Local authorityGlasgow City Council
Students470 (approx 2009)
GenderMixed
Colours         
Websitewww.whitehill-sec.glasgow.sch.uk
 
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Whitehill Secondary School
TypeComprehensive school
Religionnon-denominational
HeadteacherL Connor
Location280 Onslow Drive
Glasgow
G31 2QF
Scotland
Local authorityGlasgow City Council
Students470 (approx 2009)
GenderMixed
Colours         
Websitewww.whitehill-sec.glasgow.sch.uk

Whitehill Secondary School (formerly Whitehill Senior Secondary School) is a Scottish non-denominational comprehensive secondary school located in the suburb of Dennistoun in Glasgow. The school is a part of the Whitehill Campus, along with Golfhill Primary School, and Westercraigs Nursery. The campus was assembled in 2007, following the closure of the Golfhill building due to structural issues. The school moved into the main building in 2009, with Westercraigs having their own structure.

History[edit]

The school was founded in 1891 as Whitehill Senior Secondary School in a large red sandstone building in Dennistoun's Whitehill Street. The old school was demolished after the new school was opened in 1977 at its present location in Dennistoun's Onslow Drive renamed Whitehill Secondary School.The school also appears to be haunted in the children's learning base toilets as the old janitor in 1945 had killed himself. As part of Glasgow City Council's Project 2002, the school was refurbished and modernised.

Whitehill Learning Community[edit]

The school leads a community of schools known as a Learning Community.

Notable former pupils[edit]

Notable alumni of Whitehill Secondary School include:

Bill Paterson Actor and writer

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Coordinates: 55°51′39″N 4°12′46″W / 55.86087°N 4.21283°W / 55.86087; -4.21283