Donald j Macdonald (Headteacher)

A welcome to James Gillespie’s High School from our Headteacher Donald j Macdonald.


Meet our Senior Leadership Team and find out more about their roles within the school.


Information and updates regarding capacity issues for the academic year 2021-22.


Our public calendar includes information ranging from term dates to reporting distribution and events. You can easily subscribe to this calendar for ease of access.


Information relating to upcoming events at JGHS.


Success stories and more, both curricular and extra-curricular at JGHS.

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Alumni can sign up with the JGHS Trust and be kept informed of reunion events and news from JGHS.

James Gillespies High School

Please check out our weekly updates on our Headteacher’s blog.

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Our school handbook provides lots of key information about James Gillespie’s High School.