Senior Leadership Team

Headteacher – Mr Alan Horberry

  • Overall responsibility for the leadership, good management and strategic direction of the school.
  • Development of whole school policies and their subsequent implementation and evaluation
  • Ensure that the needs of the school community are met by the provision of an appropriate high quality curriculum
  • Ensure the delivery of a quality education to pupils in accordance with Aberdeenshire and school policies
  • Develop good partnerships and relationships with external partners and stakeholders and to promote the inclusive school in the community
  • Headteacher for S6


Depute Headteacher – Mrs L Slater

  • Overall responsibility for raising attainment and achievement.
  • Responsible for coordination of Pupil Attainment Support System and dissemination of MidYIS/INCAS data.
  • Co-ordinate “Performance Support Visits and Learning Visits”
  • Co-ordinate “Performance Review” management meetings to review pupil progress, pupil tracking and target setting
  • School timetable
  • Performance Management
  • Depute Headteacher for S3


Depute Headteacher – Mrs S Paterson

  • Overall responsibility for learning, teaching and assessments
  • SQA Coordinator & Assessment
  • Moderation and co-ordination of assessment arrangements.
  • Professional Learning co-ordinator
  • Responsibility for Probationers/Students/New Staff Induction.
  • Pupil participation
  • Global Citizenship and Rights Respecting Schools
  • Tracking, Monitoring and Reporting
  • Lead role on promoting ICT and Wider ICT Strategy
  • Co-ordinator for both Literacy and Numeracy
  • Depute Headteacher for S4


Depute Headteacher – Mr A Kilpatrick

  • Overall responsibility for leading and managing welfare and pastoral care in school
  • Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) agenda
  • Child protection
  • Additional support for learners (ASN)
  • EAL
  • Health and Wellbeing across the school
  • SLT link for Guidance and ASL teams and welfare  agencies within the school
  • Lead curricular and pastoral transition – P7-S1, S2-S3, Broad General Education to Senior Phase, Senior Phase to Leaver
  • Depute Headteacher for S2


Acting Depute Headteacher – Mrs H Hendry

  • Responsible for development of curriculum,
  • Wider Achievement
  • Support transition at “choice points” in terms of managing “Options” and pupil timetables.
  • Maintaining existing links and develop new partnerships – Employer Engagement, Industry Links, Family Learning, Further Education, Higher Education.
  • Manage Skills for Work pathways.
  • Developing the Young Workforce
  • Depute Headteacher for S1 & S5


Support Services Co-ordinator – Mrs N Robertson

  • Support Staff
  • Staff cover
  • Monitoring of School Budgets
  • Health and Safety