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:-
Rev A Gibson, Chairman
(Head of Stewardship with the Church of Scotland)
Mr I Douglas, Deputy Chairman
(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)
Mr J Bathgate
(Consultant - Leadership and Organisational Effectiveness Management)
Mr H J E Henderson
Mr K Howat
(IT professional. He has a son in the Junior School and two daughters who are former pupils)
Mr W Hutchinson
Mr A D Lochhead
(Retired following a career in Marketing and Business Management in the steel and oil industries and laterly in the Civil Service)
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.
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.