Scotland’s last all-girls state school will admit boys for the first time

Pupils from Notre Dame High School in Glasgow had campaigned to keep the school all-girls, but this was overruled by Glasgow City Council. The Scotsman reports.

From August 2021, boys will be admitted to the Catholic school – but only in S1 that year.

A public consultation had been carried out, to assess whether there was a demand for the school to become co-educational.

Maureen McKenna, Executive Director of Education, Glasgow City Council said today: “There’s not only the physical aspects that need to be considered but we also need to be sensitive and recognise that this represents a significant change for the school and local community.”

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