Glasgow City Council Welcome to Holyrood Secondary School


 Welcome to Holyrood's website. Holyrood RC Secondary, situated in the south side of Glasgow, is Europe's largest school, with a roll of over 2,000 pupils, and over 130 teachers.


School day starts at 8.45am. Pupils should be in class at 8.45am


Important Information [1] 
Important Information

Death of former Head Teacher

News today that former Head Teacher of Holyrood, Finbar Moynihan, has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time. Funeral Mass is in St Margaret’s Church Johnstone, Tuesday 6th October, at 10.30 am. Requiescat in pace


Holyrood Annual Careers Fair

All Colleges, Universities and Training providers will attend the Careers Fair to be held on Tuesday 6th October  from 5pm -7pm in the school


All S4,5,6 (and parents) are welcome to attend.



Extra Curricular Activities


click here for a full list of opportunities available to young people.

Uniform Booklet

 Click here to access our uniform booklet with details of how to buy our uniform for next session

YPI – Youth Philanthropy Initiative

Holyrood S4 pupils have been involved in the YPI through PSHE lessons. Click here for more details of the work they have been doing.


Please note that the 2015/16 Clothing Grant/Free School Meal application form is now available on the GCC website.

This can be accessed using the link below:-


Glow Literacy site

Follow the link to the Glow Literacy site for Holyrood


Extra-Curricular Booklet

Click here to access information on which extra-curricular activities have been running in Holyrood.


My World of Work

My World of Work is Scotland’s careers information and advice web service, which helps you explore your work, skills and learning opportunities from school right through to retirement. Get the help you need for the career you want.


FEARLESS is Crime stoppers for youngsters. The attached file is worth looking at. It has loads of useful information that may be of some help. Click here to access the web-based resource.

Sport Directory

Glasgow Life’s Sport Club Directory has been published click here to access it.



All S4,5,6 (and parents)welcome

Latest News with Summary [1] 
Latest News with Summary
Holyrood Finish 3rd in Scotland at Geography Quiz - 19/06/2015 10:09:57
On Monday 15th June 2015 Holyrood Secondary School hosted the National Final of the SAGT Worldwise Geography Quiz. Schools from Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and more joined Holyrood Secondary's ... (Read more)

Generation Green Winners - 16/06/2015 19:20:03
Pupils of Holyrood Secondary School were victorious in the British Gas Generation Green competition. The pupils involved have won the school a £100,000 energy makeover. Everyone involved is proud ... (Read more)

Judy Murray - 10/03/2015 14:30:17
  The ‘Judy Murray Tennis Road Show’ visited Holyrood on Tuesday 3 rd March. The aim of the road show is to promote tennis amongst young people across the country. Judy and a ... (Read more)

Hepathlon - 10/03/2015 14:29:41
Heptathlon The S2 Holyrood heptathlon team have had a fantastic couple of months. Firstly they competed in the Glasgow Schools Heptathlon on Tuesday 17 th February. The pupils ... (Read more)

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Contact Details 
Contact Details
Holyrood Secondary School
100 Dixon Road
G42 8AU

Phone: 0141 582 0120
Fax: 0141 582 0121

Important Information [2] 
Important Information


Outward Bound 2016 - there will be a trip for S1 and S2 pupils to Outward Bound leaving 30th May 2016.  Click here for more details. If your child would like to go please return the tear-off slip to Mrs Quinn ASAP.  All details are contained in the letter.

Italy - Any pupils wanting to go to Italy with the school in June 2016 should see Miss Leyden for a letter.

Dates for Diary 
Dates for Diary

Important Dates:

Click here for full details: (please note some dates may change - email alerts will be sent)

Parent Council Dates: All meetings take place in the Library

Tuesday 20th Oct - AGM

Tuesday 1st December, Tuesday 12th January

Upcoming Events 
Upcoming Events
Useful Links 
Useful Links