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Developing Young Workforce - 09/05/2019 10:30:20
There is now a brand new section all about activities, events and opportunities within and beyond the school. This includes updates on work experience placements - check it out now ! ... (Read more)
Equalities Group - 03/04/2017 15:19:45
Our fantastic Hillpark Equalities Group has helped raise awareness of inclusion during LGBT History Month. The pupils created a display about key moments for LGBT people in Scottish society, and promoted ... (Read more)
Burns House Museum in Mauchline - 03/04/2017 15:15:38
Pupils explored Robert Burns' history, we visited the graveyard and learned about his friends. One of our pupils found a grave stone of one of her relatives! Pupils performed their poems in ... (Read more)
P6 P.E Transition Event - 03/04/2017 15:14:17
In February 295 P6 pupils from our six feeder primaries visited the PE department. Each pupil selected an activity ie: Football, Netball, Basketball, Swimming or Badminton, they were taken through an ... (Read more)
Cross Country - 03/04/2017 15:11:38
We have just had a very successful Glasgow Schools Cross Country Championship. We took teams for S1-S3 Boys and S1-S3 Girls. In S1 Boys Jacob Luc (left) won Gold and S3 Boys Jordan Hood (right) ... (Read more)
Litter Picking - 03/04/2017 15:08:21
Local residents will be delighted to read that 2 nd year classes have been out and about tackling Hillpark’s litter problem. During Citizenship classes, second year pupils have been ... (Read more)
Young Glasgow Talent - 03/04/2017 14:54:46
Young Glasgow Talent – Hillpark Secondary Good News Story – Jan ‘17 Our S1 and S2 pupils are now at midpoint in their groupwork programmes. Both groups have been finding out more about themselves, ... (Read more)
Scottish School of Co-operation - 23/06/2016 12:02:47
Scottish School of Co-operation Hillpark Secondary has gained the award of Scottish School of Co-operation from the Co-operative Education Trust Scotland. It is the first secondary school in ... (Read more)
International Day - 23/06/2016 12:00:08
International Day Hillpark’s International Day was a great success giving staff and pupils an opportunity to appreciate the fantastic diversity we have in our school. During a very ... (Read more)
Prizegiving 2016 - 23/06/2016 11:57:27
Prizegiving Our annual Prizegiving Ceremony took place on the 8 th June, when we celebrated the achievements of a large number of pupils. We had a fantastic evening and were delighted that ... (Read more)
Glasgow Maths Challenge 2016 - 23/06/2016 11:51:43
Glasgow Maths Challenge 2016 All Glasgow Secondary schools were invited to participate in the GCC Junior Maths Challenge at Lourdes Secondary School. Teams of four S1 pupils from each ... (Read more)
P7 Maths Challenge - 23/06/2016 11:49:44
Primary 7 Mathematics Challenge May 2016 The Mathematics department hosted a very successful Primary Mathematics Challenge for P7 pupils in the learning community. Each ... (Read more)
S2 Outdoor Learning - 23/06/2016 11:43:05
S2 Outdoor Learning Week Fortunately, we avoided the energy sapping weeks of June’s heat-wave, holding Outdoor Learning Week under familiar grey clouds and drizzle instead. Jackets ... (Read more)
Drama News - 23/06/2016 11:41:29
Drama News The cast of We Will Rock You officially rocked Hillpark Secondary.The show was a huge success with a full house both nights. The cast thoroughly enjoyed being a part of this ... (Read more)
Austria 2016 - 23/06/2016 11:38:46
Austria 28 pupils from Hillpark and Knightswood Secondary enjoyed a fabulous 10 day ski trip to Zell am See in Austria during the Easter holidays. The weather was glorious ... (Read more)
Hillpark Pupils meet First Minister - 14/04/2016 14:59:05
Pupils at Hillpark Secondary have done themselves, their parents and their school proud after working hard for success during Fairtrade Fortnight. The pupils hosted many events during ... (Read more)
STEM - 10/02/2016 15:29:22
STEM UPDATE (Science, Technologies, Engineering, Maths) Design and Technology Signage Design and Technology is a Department which houses five subjects and offers ... (Read more)
Positive Destinations - Higher and Further Education - 09/02/2016 22:36:44
We are delighted that the number of pupils who went on to Higher and Further Education is our best ever. Last session 33% of leavers moved into Higher Education and 28% into Further Education. We work ... (Read more)
STUC Songs for Social Justice - 09/02/2016 22:27:11
Hillpark has now established a tradition of contributing successfully to the STUC Songs for Social Justice Festival and we are thrilled that our current songwriters entered two songs this time. The festival ... (Read more)
Christmas in the Community - 09/02/2016 22:02:38
Once again, pupils, parents and staff of Hillpark Secondary have been incredibly generous in donating items of food to support those in need in our local community. Over the year food is donated on ... (Read more)
Mary's Meals - 09/02/2016 21:55:00
Hillpark Young Co-operative fundraise for the Mary's Meals feeding programme we sponsor in Kasupe School in Malawi. Our target is £4599 this session and we are delighted that we were able to give ... (Read more)
Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium - 09/02/2016 21:44:50
In December the S5/6 ESOL class organised a trip to the excellent Sea Life Aquarium at Loch Lomond. Pupils travelled by mini-bus to Loch Lomond on the last week of term. Their first treat was a close-up ... (Read more)
Fantastic News - 09/02/2016 21:28:22
Congratulations to our Dux Kirsty Gouck and our Proxime Accessit Saad Rana who have both secured conditional offers for Oxford University. Both Kirsty and Saad sat Oxford assessments in Hillpark and ... (Read more)
LCR Kayaking Trip - 02/06/2015 11:34:14
3 LCR pupils enjoyed an afternoon kayaking at the new water sports centre at Pinkston in the city centre. The boys had a fantastic time paddling their kayaks, jumping into the water off the side ... (Read more)
Conservation Pollok Park - 26/05/2015 12:22:06
Conservation En-masse at Pollok Park. On a cloudy but dry May morning, 136 S1 Hillpark pupils walked down to Pollok Park to get their hands dirty in the name of conservation. ... (Read more)
Hillpark Drama News - 19/05/2015 23:27:13
Senior pupils have recently completed their practical drama exams, pupils performed extracts from popular plays such as Blood Brothers, Tally’s Blood, The Steamie and The Prime of Ms Jean Brodie. ... (Read more)
S3 Festival Theatre - 19/05/2015 22:49:18
Pupils in S3 recently attended a trip to the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh to see the theatre adaptation of Mark Haddon's 'The Curious Incident in the Dog in the Night-Time'. In English they then wrote ... (Read more)
Duke of Edinburgh - 19/05/2015 15:18:05
An enthusiastic group of S3 pupils are about to embark upon the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award. The programme involves pupils becoming involved in physical and volunteering activities, ... (Read more)
Go4Set - 18/05/2015 12:25:18
Congratulations to a group of S2 pupils who competed in the recent Go4Set competition in the City Chambers which involved designing an Ecohotel. The pupils, Leah Taylor, Cameron Stewart, Caitlin McGahan, ... (Read more)
US Consulate Visit - 26/04/2015 22:58:27
Pupils welcomed to Hillpark Zoja Bazarnic, the current principal officer for the US consulate located in Edinburgh. She introduced herself and her role in the consulate before facing a round of ... (Read more)
World Autism Day - 26/04/2015 22:49:24
Following the success of last year’s celebrations, the Language and Communication Resource organised a number of events to help celebrate World Autism Day on Thursday 2 nd April. The theme of ... (Read more)
Fairtrade Fortnight - 24/04/2015 12:42:07
This year’s Fairtrade Fortnight was a real success in Hillpark. The Young Co-operative launched this with a trip to the Fair Trade Conference. Bora Krasniqi, Faizah Mohammed, Aminah Tahir, ... (Read more)
Careers’ Academy – National Winner - 23/04/2015 22:24:38
Very well done to Morven Petrie of S6 who has been chosen as the national winner of the Sir Win Bishoff Award. Several of our S5/6 pupils have been working with industry mentors over 2 ... (Read more)