Aims and Philosophy

  • To enable learners to experience the inspiration and power of the arts
  • Recognise and nurture learners creative and aesthetic talents
  • Development of skills and techniques that are relevant to specific art forms and across the four capacities
  • Provision of opportunities for learners to deepen their understanding of culture in Scotland and the wider world
  • Partnership development with professional arts companies, creative adults and cultural organisation


Success Headlines

  • The Paolzzi Prize for Edinburgh Schools 2015 – S6 pupil Fred Kerr was awarded second prize (Highly Commended) in the “Spirit of Paolozzi” category . This competition is open to all pupils studying Art and Design in Edinburgh schools, and is all about recognising and rewarding the next generation of creative talent
  • Regular achievement in placing pupils in full-time courses in Art and Design at Edinburgh College of Art, Dundee School of Art, Napier University Design Courses, Edinburgh University Architecture School, Telford College , and Heriot Watt University Borders Campus.


Curriculum Leader

Mr S Roy