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End of Term Inter House Quiz

At the end of the last day of this term, an Inter House Quiz was held.  Teams from Harris, Lewis and Skye...
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02 Apr, 2015

Easter Assembly

The whole school joined together this morning for our end of term Easter Assembly.  Thanks to our guest...
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02 Apr, 2015

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Aigas Trip

Week 1: Sunday 26 April - Friday 01 May 2015 Week 2: Sunday 03 May - Friday 08 May 2015
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26 Apr, 2015

Study Leave Begins

Study leave dates: Wed 29 April – Mon 1 June inclusive. NB: Higher Classicists will be granted 1 extra...
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29 Apr, 2015

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Board of Governors

Hamilton College is an Educational Charity owned by Christian Schools (Scotland) Limited. The Board consists of representatives from a range of business and professional interests.

The current members are:-

Mr A Davis, Chairman
(Retired Chief Executive - Utilities Company)

Mr J Bathgate
(Consultant - Leadership and Organisational Effectiveness Management)

Mr I Douglas
(Retired from a career in the construction industry and local government. He is currently employed by the Church of Scotland as a parish assistant and his son is a former pupil)

Rev A Gibson
(Head of Stewardship with the Church of Scotland)

Mr H J E Henderson
(Consulting Engineer)

Mr K Howat
(IT professional. He has a son in the Junior School and two daughters who are former pupils)

Mr W Hutchinson
(Property Manager)

Mr A Lochhead
(Retired following a career in Sales and Marketing Management)

Dr M Millar
(A former physics teacher, head of department and housemaster who now runs his own educational IT consultancy business)

Mrs H Mitchell
(Former Director of Music within an independent school, Edinburgh)

Mrs K Morton
(Lawyer and a former pupil of Hamilton College with two daughters who are pupils here)

Mr C Richards
(Project Management Consultant)

Mrs C Shaw
(Principal Teacher in South Lanarkshire)
 

VISION AND AIMS

The vision of Hamilton College is to provide an excellent education for all pupils within a caring Christian ethos.

Aims

1. Ethos: To provide a positive caring ethos that demonstrates the relevance of the Christian faith to every day life; promotes a sense of responsibility that shows respect for oneself, others and the environment, and prepares pupils for active citizenship.

2. Curriculum; Attainment and Achievement: To provide a framework for learning within and beyond the formal curriculum that offers pupils a range of opportunities designed to help them reach excellent standards of attainment and achievement.

3. Teaching: To provide effective teaching that is marked by high, but realistic, expectations, and which promotes a joy in learning that forms a sound foundation for continuing achievement in later life.

4. Meeting Pupils' Needs: To provide challenge and support for learning that are well suited to pupils' individual abilities and needs.

5. Resources: To provide accommodation, resources and facilities that are appropriate to an excellent modern education.

6. Leadership and Management: To provide effective leadership and management that enables all staff to be aware and responsive to the needs and aspirations of pupils, other staff members, parents and the wider community; and to be successful in pursuing continuous improvement.