I came to Hamilton College in 1993 in J2. The school really helped me to develop my independence.

Jayne Massey
Class of 2005

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Young Writer of the Year Competition 2016

From a large number of entries, S5 pupil Bryan has been commended in the Scottish Schools’ Young Writer...
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05 Feb, 2016

J7 WW2 Trip Update: Last Day

The J7s had an exciting last day at Bushey exploring the farm. They saw some beautiful peacocks, fed the...
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05 Feb, 2016

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Burns Night

Join us for a celebration of Robert Burns at Hamilton College, 7pm-9pm on Thursday 18th February.  The...
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18 Feb, 2016

Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament
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18 Feb, 2016

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Lifeskills

Lifekills

Our PSE programme is embedded within Nursery and Junior School. Within the Senior School each year group is timetabled for 1 period a week. A range of topics are covered across the year groups and include –

Anti-Bullying, Cyber-bullying, Internet Safety, Sex Education, Health Education, Stress, Mental Health, Smoking, Drugs, Alcohol, Study Skills, Careers, Options, Working As Part Of A Team, Financial Education, Work Experience, Citizenship , Discrimination (including Sectarianism) and Racism.

We also include many outside speakers in the upper school (S5/6), bringing a diverse and experienced insight to many other topics –

UCAS, SAAS, CV’s and Interviews, Napier University, Strathclyde University, Racism, Blood Transfusion Service, Organ Donation (Transplant Co-ordinators), Freedom School of Motoring, Heartstart, Teenage Cancer Trust, Cancer Research, Disability, Alcoholics Anonymous, White Ribbon Charity (Domestic Abuse), Stress, Positive Steps (Sex Education) and when possible Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service.

Upon leaving school we hope to have equipped the pupils to become active contributors and responsible citizens, able to leave their mark, in a positive way, on the world around them.