Welcome to the Technical Department!

The Technical department offers a number of wide and varied courses which cater for students from S1-S6. Within S1 and S2 students will study and develop skills within Design, Practical work and Graphics. In S3 students will build on the skills and experiences gained within the first 2 years and will specialise in either Design and Manufacture, Graphic Communication or Practical Woodwork. In the senior phase, students can study from National 4  till Advanced Higher.


The aim of the Technical department is to provide stimulating learning in a modern department that allows students to develop skills that will prepare them for life beyond school.

                 Last year’s “Balloon powered car” competition winners


The Technical department consists of the following staff members

  • Mr L. Major (P.T)
  • Mr P. McQuilken (A.P.T)
  • Mr R. McDonald (P.T Guidance)
  • Mr J. Hamilton
  • Mr G. Bolster
  • Mr J.McLean (Technician)

  Higher Design and Manufacture students cooking sausages as part of a lesson into “design and fitness for purpose”

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